The Catholic Church Is Committed to the Safety of Children. Click on this link to see why the Church is one of the safest places for your child to be:
Spalding Academy is committed to keeping children safe. Our Safe Environment coordinator works with school personnel and parents.
An effective safe environment program will have the following components:
- •A code of conduct for clergy and for any other paid personnel and volunteers in positions of trust who have regular contact with children and young people.
•Training for all adults who work with children that consists of:
- •Signs an adult may see in a child who is abused •Signs an adult may see in a person who abuses children •What actions an adult should take when they believe child abuse of any kind may be occurring •The laws and policies regarding the reporting of child abuse
- •A training program for children that includes age appropriate materials pertaining to personal safety that conforms to Catholic teachings.
Click on the following for the GI Diocese Child Protection website: