St. Philip Neri Catholic Parish
1325 KLINERD ROAD, PENNSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA 18073
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Safe Environment Information
ARE YOU A MANDATED REPORTER?
Based on changes to the Pennsylvania Child Protective Law, all parish volunteers who work directly with children, or who within their volunteer role accepts responsibility for a child at any time - even if just once a year, is considered a Mandated Reporter. All Mandated Reporters must complete the following two items in addition to the three clearances:
Mandated Reporter Online Training
Online course (click here) which takes approximately 1 hour to complete.
Certificate can be printed out upon completion of course and submitted to the Parish Office.
Mandated Reporter Acknowledgment Form
Complete the Acknowledgment form (click here) and submit it to the Parish Office.
As required by Pennsylvania State Law and the Archdiocese Office for Child and Youth Protection
SAFE ENVIRONMENT CONTACT FOR ST. PHILIP NERI
Phone: 215-679-9275 ext 5
VIRTUS TRAINING: (PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN/SAFE ENVIRONMENT)
This is a one time class for volunteers, go to: http://www.virtus.org to register for a class.
Volunteers with regular, direct contact with children must attend a 2-1/2 hour course called “Protecting God’s Children for Adults” in addition to the three clearances and the two mandated reporter requirements above.
These individuals would include, but is not limited to:
A complete list of class dates and locations can be found on the VIRTUS website.
This course only needs to be taken once.
A signed “Acknowledgement of Receipt of the Standards of Behavior” form must be submitted to the Parish Office.
All clearances and trainings must be obtained before working with children. Individuals cannot begin their volunteer position until all required clearances and training certificates are on file with the Parish Office.
REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECKS AND CLEARANCES:
PA State Police Criminal Record Check
PA State Child Abuse Clearance
And one of the following:
Safe Environment Information
THE SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM is a comprehensive child safety and child sexual abuse prevention program, which creates a network of prevention and protection for the children entrusted into the Archdiocese’s care. The various components of the program include:
Background checks and clearances
Child sexual abuse prevention training
Volunteers who have any possible physical or visual contact with children are required to obtain all three clearances below.
Volunteers who have occasional responsibility and direct contact with children must obtain all three clearances and the two mandated reporter requirements (more info. below).
Volunteers with regular, direct responsibility and contact with children (once a month or more) must obtain all three clearances below, the two mandated reporter requirements and the VIRTUS training (info. below). The VIRTUS class is required by anyone who works directly with the youth of our parish in order to be in compliance with the Archdiocesan Safe Environment procedures. These individuals would include, but are not limited to: CYO Coaches, School or PREP volunteers (who volunteer at least once a month), Scout Leaders and helpers, and Youth Group Leaders and helpers.
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM
Sunday: 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM
Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 AM (First Fridays Mass is at 9 AM)
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