Msgr. Robert Smith

Vicar General

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814-824-1130

Fax 814-824-1128

Mrs. Karen Streett

Coordinator

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814-824-1195

Fax 814-824-1181

Dr. Robert Nelsen

Victim Assistance Coordinator

Gannon University

109 University Square, Erie, PA  16541

Phone: 814-871-7723, E-mail: nelsen001@gannon.edu


Inservice and Training Schedules

Parish/School Adult Inservice Opportunities


Diocesan Policies and Procedures

Policy for the Protection of Children

Code of Conduct

Communications Policy

Diocesan Review Board

Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests and Deacons

Advisory Statement for the Report of Sexual Misconduct

Victim Assistance:

Ministry Profile – Victim Assistance Coordinator

Meet Dr. Robert Nelsen, Victim Assistance Coordinator

District Attorneys by County

Children and Youth Agencies by County

Forms: Report of Suspected Child Abuse

CY-47 Click to download form and complete by hand. To complete this form online, visit http://pennstatehershey.org/sites/childabuse and click on the link, CY-47 Form online, in box on right side of page. Assistance will be provided to complete this form online.

CY 47D (for school employees suspected of abuse)


Safe Environment Programs

Employees and Volunteers "Creating a Safe Environment"

Intent for Compliance Statement

Application for Adults Working with Children and Youth

Educator Application (SCHOOLS only)

Quik-Check Chart - Who Needs What Documentation?

PA State Police Criminal Record Check

PA Department of Human Services Child
Abuse History Clearance and Waiver

Federal Criminal Record Check

Request for Criminal History Record Information—(CHRI) SCHOOLS only

Arrest Conviction Report and Certification form—SCHOOLS only

Offenses Prohibiting Employment

Scout Leaders and Clearances

Mandated Reporter Compliance Document

Occasional Volunteers List

Occasional Volunteer Conduct Form

Confidential Reference Form

Volunteer Driving Information Sheet

Children and Youth "Child Protection/Safe Environment Program"

Children/Youth in Religious Education Programs
Student Inservice Chart - Religious Education

Children/Youth in Catholic Schools
Student Inservice Chart - Schools

The Right of Parents to Refuse Safe
Environment Student Inservicing for their Child

Prayer Service and Lesson Outline:
Pre-school - Grade 3
Grades 4, 5 and 6
Grades 7-12

Student Inservice Records
Religious Education Programs

Catholic Schools Programs

Home-based Programs

List of County PCAR Agencies Presenting
Safe Touching and Safe Environment Programs

List of Approved Video Programs

Parents "Child Protection Parent Education/Inservice"
Religious Education Programs
Catholic Schools

Parent Inservice Material
(for all parents)
Parent Inservice Material 2014-15
Parent Inservice Material 2013-14
Parent Inservice Material 2012-13

Parent Training Packet
(for parents of students absent from the inservice)
Cover Letter
Elementary Students
Junior/Senior High Students

Parental Option Forms
Religious Education Programs

Catholic Schools Programs

Bulletin Announcements

Child Protection Policy of Diocese & Code of Conduct

Monthly Bulletin Announcements

Photography

Guidelines and Authorization for Use of Child/Youth Name, Likeness and/or Photographic Image

2014-2015 Annual Report Forms for Child Protection Compliance

These forms CANNOT be submitted electronically.
Please download, fill out and scan/email, fax or mail to diocesan office.

Parish
Parish Instructions

Parish Annual Report Form

School
School Instructions

School Annual Report Form


Additional Resources

List of Child Protection Web sites and Hotline Telephone Numbers (Contains topics listed below)
Provides excellent information for child protection online (Internet safety) and off.

  • Reporting Hotlines and Cyber Crime
  • Child Abuse/Child Protection Information
  • Internet Safety Information for Parents
  • ...For Kids and Teens
  • Internet Filtering Software
  • Media Information
  • Miscellaneous Information

Youth Confidential Release Form

Brochure: Frequently Asked Questions about Child Abuse

Brochure: Frequently Asked Questions about the Child Abuse Policy

Web page updated May 2015

 

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