Child Advocacy

flowersyellow615w100h

Additional Resources

USCCB Documents  
USCCB has promulgated its "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People" and its "Essential Norms for Diocesesan/Eparchial Policies Dealing with Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests or Deacons". The text for both is available on this page from the USCCB web site. 

Committee for Children
The Seattle organization that developed the Talking About Touching program in our Archdiocesan School Program for Children, Parent and Educators. 

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them. (http://www.ncmec.org/)

VIRTUS Program
The program we are using in our parishes for Adults (see PDF instructions for registering here )