Training and Education

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to education on how to prevent, recognize, and report Abuse and Misconduct with Minors. By educating adults and children, risks to children are greatly reduced because there is a better understanding and awareness of the issue of Abuse.

4.1

All Church Personnel in Covered Entities must read the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Statement of Policy for the Protection of Children & Youth and the Code of Conduct for Church Personnel of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

  4.1.1

All priests and deacons with faculties to function in this Archdiocese, seminarians of the Archdiocese, seminarians studying in the Archdiocese and those enrolled in the Permanent Diaconate Formation Program, men and women religious working in the Archdiocese, and employees must complete the Review Acknowledgment form.  By signing the form, the individual indicates that he/she has read the policies and acknowledges his/her responsibility to comply with the Statement of Policy for the Protection of Children & Youth and Code of Conduct.  Documentation is maintained by the appropriate Archdiocesan office or the Responsible Administrator or his/her designee.

  4.1.2

By signing the Application for Volunteer Service, the volunteer applicant indicates that he/she has read the policies and acknowledges his/her responsibility to comply with the Statement of Policy for the Protection of Children & Youth and