VIRTUS – Online and In-Person Safe Environment Training

Child sexual abuse is a worldwide public health issue. Child abuse, particularly child sexual abuse, is reprehensible—especially when the wrongdoer is affiliated with the Church. The VIRTUS® programs assist the Church in being a safe haven for children and a messenger for preventing child sexual abuse within the Church and society in general. We seek to achieve this lofty goal through our child sexual abuse prevention program: Protecting God’s Children®.

Most organizations that work with children have some sort of child safety program. Through the Protecting God’s Children program, VIRTUS maximizes those efforts by helping churches and religious organizations refine their roles as child-safe environments and empowering caring adults to protect children.

For more information, please visit the program’s official website: virtus.org

Upcoming VIRTUS trainings:

 

VIRTUS Coordinator

Cathy McCarthy, Pro Tem
503 W. Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301
PO Box 1338, Gallup, NM 87305-1338
505-863-4406
[email protected]

Online VIRTUS Training Portal:

virtus.org

 

Nothing from December 8, 2021 to January 7, 2022.


Contact:
  • 503 W. Highway 66
    Gallup, NM 87301
    PO Box 1338
  • (505)-863-4406
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The Diocese of Gallup is committed to maintaining a safe environment for all who live and worship in our Diocese.

If you or someone you know has allegations of abuse against a minor, you can report it to us by contacting:

Elizabeth Terrill,
Victims Assistance Coordinator
505-906-7357

Your information will be kept confidential.

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