Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Safeguarding God's Children

Safeguarding God’s Children provides participants with the information they need to protect the children they know and care for in their personal lives and the ministries in which they serve. 

Child Abuse Prevention Training 

Who needs to attend?

  • All paid parish staff members who have not completed a child abuse and sexual misconduct prevention program. Recertification is required every 3 years and may be completed online.
  • Any volunteers working with children and youth (including Christian education leaders) who have not completed a child abuse and sexual misconduct prevention program in the last three years
  • Anyone who wishes to learn more about how their parish can protect children and youth.

Application and Training Dates

If applying for a position to work with children, complete and submit the application form.

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