This training is designed to increase awareness regarding sexual misconduct and abuse of power, to outline steps toward preventing abuse and to offer ways to intervene when misconduct occurs.
Doors open at 8 a.m. for registration and light refreshments. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a continental breakfast and lunch provided.
This training is required of all clergy and diocesan employees. It is also suitable for all employees of congregations, for wardens, vestry members, Eucharistic Visitors, pastoral visitors, youth leaders, Confirmation sponsors, retreat mentors, acolyte leaders, choir directors, church school teachers and volunteers working in the parish on a regular basis.
Questions about Safe Church Training may be directed to the Rev. Karen Montagno at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-482-4826, ext. 413.