Safe Environment Programs
2014-2015 Program Year

 

Training Programs for Adults

 

Our online training programs were written and are provided by Professional Learning Board.  Click on the titles below to access the training site.  A paper version of each course is available by contacting the Safe Environment Office.

 

“Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse”:  Required NEW and RENEWAL training for all employees and volunteers working with children.

 

 “Protecting Vulnerable Adults”:  Required for those who work in ministries reaching vulnerable adults.  Training is renewed every three (3) years.

 

The following training programs are provided by Praesidium, Inc. and are presented by a trained faciliator from your parish or school.  Contact the location you are working in for a training date.  If you are a faciliator, the materials are available by contacting the Safe Environment Office.

 

“Called to Protect: Parents and Families”:  May be used for initial or renewal training.

 

“Called to Protect:  Ministries”“Called to Protect: Parent and Families”is a prerequisite to this program.

 

Training Programs for Children and Youth

 

“Circle of Grace”:  A safe environment program for children and youth in grades Preschool through Grade 12 who are enrolled in a Catholic School or Religious Education Program.  This program was written by the Archdiocese of Omaha and consists of lessons plans that build on each other from grade to grade.

 

“Called to Protect: Young Children”:   A safe environment program for children in grades Kindergarten through Grade 5 who are enrolled in a Religious Education Program.  This program was developed by Praesidium, Inc and consists of lesson plans that build on each other from grade to grade. 

 

“Called to Protect: Youth”:  A safe environment program for youth in Grade 6 through Grade 12 who are enrolled in a Religious Education Program.  This program was developed by Praesidium, Inc and consists of a DVD, discussion questions, and activities for each grade.