Additional Resources and Training Materials

Background Checks, certificates, checklist for trainers, completion forms, cyberbullying, hotline numbers, physical environment guidelines, Policies, Social media, statistics, supervisory plan, workbooks


Safeguarding God's Children Checklist (Word Doc) - for trainers to use

Training Completion Forms (return to diocese for record keeping)

Certificates of Completion

Workbooks-Abbreviated (print for each participant)

Warning signs of Child Sexual Abuse

Supervisory Plan-sample

Hotline numbers

Background check information

Physical Environment guidelines


     Compiled list of statistics from the resources listed below.

     New York Times article--statistics show a decrease in child sexual abuse

     partly due  to training and awareness

     National Sex Offender Public Website

     Darkness to Light

     Health and Human Services

Social Media and Internet Safety from NYS Department of Criminal Justice

     For Parents--File is too large to upload....

     contact Mary Ann      at

   For Middle and High School students -- is too large to upload...

     .contact Mary Ann at

Cyberbullying-warning signs

Basic Rules for Working with your Kids

Policies and Guidelines for Safeguarding God's Children

    Diocesan Policies

    Parish Policy Template 1

    Parish Policy Template 2

Background checks - how to get them through Praesidium Inc.