Upcoming Schedule for Training of Trainers
(Provided by the Office of Child Advocacy)
"Child Abuse Prevention” (CAP) Team Member Facilitator Training: Virtus /PGC
This one-day “train the trainer” is for volunteer parishioners/school staff selected by their pastors/principals to become members of the Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Team. The individuals will be trained in the adult awareness program; Virtus/Protecting God’s Children (PGC), what to do if child abuse or neglect is suspected, observed or disclosed, and how to report such allegations . Upon completion of the training participants will be responsible for training all new clergy, employees, and volunteers in their parish/school using VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” (PGC). This session is for new trainers only. All materials are provided free of charge. Each parish/school may send up to five individuals to this training.
Safe Environment Curriculum Training; Grades preK-Grade 8:
This one-day “train the trainer” session is for school and catechetical leaders who need to be trained in the archdiocesan PreK through grade 8 safe environment curricula so that they may train others to teach the safety lessons to the children or teach the lessons to the children themselves. Attendees will be trained in the Talking About Touching (TAT), Stay Safe (SS), Keeping Children Safe (KCS) 4-6 and 7 -8. The training will also cover what to do if child abuse or neglect is suspected, observed or disclosed, and how to report such allegations.
For further information, please contact Jennifer Tausevich at Jennifer_Tausevich@rcab.org or by calling 617-746-5994.
Registration and breakfast will be available ½ hour before the starting time listed above.
Lunch is also included at all full-day sessions.
For assistance or questions please contact Jennifer Tausevich at the Office of Child Advocacy (617-746-5994)
Local Parish Training for Volunteers and Employees
Training Dates for Virtus Protecting God’s Children (PGC) for Clergy, Employees and Volunteers Provided by Local Parishes