Safe Environment Forms
The Diocese’s Safe Environment Program entails the proper screening of those who wish to be employed by, and/or volunteer for a parish, school, or other Diocesan entity; the proper Safe Environment training of our employees and volunteers working with youth, and the chastity and personal safety training of our children in our schools and religious education programs; and compliance with Diocesan Safe Environment policies and the Charter for Protection of Children and Young People.
All Adults, age 18 years and older, are required to complete all forms list and return them to the Parish Office before volunteering.
All Youth, ages 16 & 17, are required to complete all forms listed, with the exception of the CHIRP Form.
NO Background or Sex Offender Checks will be done on Youth ages 16 & 17.
PLEASE DO NOT PRINT ANY OF THESE LINKS BELOW - THEY ARE READ ONLY.
Protecting God's Children --- Copy and Paste Website in Internet Browser --- www.virtusonline.org --- Print out the Certificate online when completed.
State of Illinois Mandated Reporter Training --- Click on Link --- Mandated Reporter Link
Diocese of Rockford Norms for the Prohibition of Sexual Abuse of Minors and Sexual Misconduct with Adults --- Click on Link --- Sexual Misconduct Norms Link
Diocese of Rockford Code of Pastoral Conduct --- Click on Link --- Code of Pastoral Conduct Link
Diocese of Rockford Diocesan Code for the Pastoral Use of Technology and Social Media --- Click on Link --- Technology and Social Media Link
Diocese of Rockford Guidelines for Youth and Those Working with Youth --- Click on Link --- Working with Youth Link
BELOW ARE THE FORM LINKS (in blue font) FOR SIGNED FORMS NEEDED IN THE PARISH OFFICE BEFORE ANY VOLUNTEERING CAN BE DONE.
Authorization to Conduct Background, State and National Sex Offender Data Base Checks CHIRP Form
The Name Background and Sex Offender Checks will be Completed by the Parish Office when the Authorization to Conduct Background Check (CHIRP Form) is returned to the Parish Office.
Protecting God's Children -- Print out the Certificate Online when Completed
Code of Pastoral Conduct Receipt Receipt