9.12.3 Directors of Religious Education, Catechetical Leaders, Youth Ministers, Confirmation Coordinators, Elementary School Principals, and High School Principals
individuals and to the extent it is part of their work assignment,
directors of religious education, catechetical leaders, youth ministers, confirmation
coordinators, elementary school principals, and high school principals
Be fingerprinted by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Attend VIRTUS® training (the certificate must be on file at the parish or school office)
Ensure that all employees, staff, and regular volunteers have read, and review on an annual basis, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Guidelines for Adults Interacting with Minors at Parish or Parish School Activities or Events and sign the acknowledgment of receipt that is included (the signed acknowledgment of receipt must be on file at the location)
Sign the Child Abuse Acknowledgment Form (the signed acknowledgment form must be on file at the location)
Ensure that outside vendors are fingerprinted
that all employees, staff, and volunteers with regular contact with
minors are fingerprinted by the archdiocese and listed on the Volunteer/Personnel Information Network (VPIN)
Ensure that all employees, staff, and regular volunteers have attended VIRTUS® training (the certificate must be on file at the location and listed on VPIN)
Ensure that all children and youth have received child and youth sexual abuse prevention training annually; see the Archdiocese of Los Angeles "Empowering God's Children and Young People Safety Program."
the child abuse reporting procedures document Archdiocesan Policy and Procedures for Reporting Allegations of Sexual Abuse of Minors to Public Authorities with staff and have them sign the Child Abuse Acknowledgment Form annually (the signed acknowledgment form must be on file at the location)
Distribute and display in the main office of the location the pamphlet Working Together to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs, Policies & Resources which is available on the Safeguard the Children website
school principals must also complete and sign the mandated USCCB Safe Environment High School Audit Compliance Report and Signature Page (updated annually and due May 15 each year) which is available at Safeguard the Children | LA Catholics.