SAFE CHURCH TRAINING for people who work with children in a parish preschool setting. Topics include:
- Prevention, identification and response to sexual abuse of children and youth
- The newly revised Diocesan Policy for the Protection of Children and Youth
This training may be eligible for continuing education credit at your place of employment. Check with your employer before attending the training session.
Diocesan Safe Church Training is grounded in our call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and respect the diginity of every human being. This training provides an opportunity to increase and enhance our ability to live out our Baptismal Covenant within our communities of faith and in the world beyond. All adults engaged in ministry in our diocese are welcome to attend safe church training. There is no fee to attend. All training sessions are handicapped accessible unless otherwise indicated. Parish leadership should specify who is required to attend safe church training from each parish. Guidelines for attendance can be found on page 5 of Healthy Church Practices which can be obtained on the diocesan web site at www.ctepiscopal.org.
Please note: You will receive a confirmation email after you have successfully registered. For questions you may contact Deb Kenney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration ends at 11:00 p.m. on November 8, 2012 or when training is full, whichever comes first.
Check in the day of the training is 12:30 - 12:55 pm. Training begins promptly at 1:00 pm.
When & Where
The Episcopal Church in Connecticut
The Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) (aka the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut) is the collective witness and presence of 168 churches and other communities and institutions of the Episcopal Church in places across the state. It is overseen by the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas, assisted by the Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens. The common meeting space and offices for the bishops and church-wide staff are at The Commons, 290 Pratt Street, Meriden CT. Multiple staff use eventbrite for event registration. For a list of all ECCT events look for the ECCT calendar under the "News & Events" tab on www.episcopalct.org.