The Office of Safe Environment will now be offering several remote (zoom) Virtus Training sessions. They are listed on the Virtus Website.
The sessions will have limited spaces usually with up to 20. You must sign up on the website 24 hours in advance of the session to ensure you're able receive all the necessary instructions for attending the remote session.
Note: If you need help finding our Training sessions? When you click on the link above you will be taken to the Virtus online page, click the DOWN arrow in the "select your organization" box, and search for "Hartford, CT (Archdiocese)". Select it, then click on the select box.
All Clergy and employees of the Archdiocese of Hartford, regardless of the position they hold, and all adult volunteers, whether in our parishes, schools or archdiocesan programs, who in their ministries and work have contact with minors or vulnerable adults, are required to abide by these updated procedures and guidelines. All clergy, employees, and volunteers are required to attend a training workshop which will cover Sexual Abuse Awareness, Reporting of Sexual Abuse, and the Policies and Codes of the Archdiocese of Hartford, as well as submit to a criminal background check. All children entrusted to our care through our Catholic Schools or Parish Religious Education programs will be offered the opportunity to attend a Sexual Abuse Prevention program.
Archdiocese Office of Safe Environment Parish Coordinator – Michele Adinolfi – 203-234-9971
If you have knowledge or suspect that a minor or vulnerable adult (an adult with an intellectual disability) has been sexually abused, in any manner, by personnel of the Archdiocese of Hartford you are urged to report this information.
Visit the Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Safe Environment Website