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Safe Church Training
August 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
A requirement for all those who work in the churches of our Diocese, especially those persons who work with children and youth.
Leaders: The Reverend Carolyn A. Bradley, Deacon, Ph.D., LCSW, LCADC; The Reverend Catherine Esposito, Deacon; The Reverend Charles Lochner; The Reverend Carol Ann Pepe, Deacon, LCSW, St. Luke’s, Metuchen, New Jersey; Ms. Kasi LeGrand, MSW, LCSW, Piscataway, New Jersey
In this workshop, both sexual abuse of children and sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons are covered. This training is required every five years for clergy, wardens, employees, church personnel, lay Eucharistic visitors, and anyone regularly working with or around children or youth. For specifics, please refer to Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being, which you can download as a PDF in English: here or in Spanish: aquí
The morning session, from 9am to noon, deals with the sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons. The afternoon session, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, deals specifically with the sexual abuse of children. Morning and afternoon sessions may be taken on the same day or on separate days, but both sessions must be taken.
Sponsored by the Pastoral Response Team of the Diocese of New Jersey.
Those who have previously attended the workshop may do their training online by contacting Diocesan House for an ID and Password.
Contact Ann Notte, 609 394-5281, ext. 41 or firstname.lastname@example.org