Training & Screening

The Diocese takes the training and screening of employees and volunteers as it relates to the protection of our youth seriously.

The following must obtain background certificates per State and Diocesan Youth Protection Program requirements: Priests, Deacons, Deacon Candidates, Seminarians, those in Consecrated Life, Adult Employees, Minor Employees (ages 14-17), Adult Volunteers who have care, supervision, guidance or control and have routine interaction with children and Vendors who provide care, supervision, guidance or control or have routine interaction with children.

For more details on how to obtain background certificate applications and complete other youth protection requirements, please select the role (below) which best describes your function in the Diocese. If you are an employee in the Diocese and also volunteer with youth, please select the role associated with your employment function.