Resources for Safe Environment Coordinators

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Resources for Safe Environment Coordinators

This page contains resources for our diocesan Safe Environment Coordinators, including orientation webinars, a practice manual, newsletters, and other tips, to help them in their role. The pastor, principal, or director of each diocesan entity (parish, school, camp) appoints a Safe Environment Coordinator to assist in ensuring that the Policy for the Protection of Children is fully implemented. 

Guidelines for Safe Environment Coordinators

Safe Environment Coordinator Manual

Safe Environment Database

Database Quick Reference Guide

Safe Environment Database User Guide 

Overview Letter - Safe Environment Requirements

National Sex Offender Registry Public Website

Instructions for Using National Sex Offender Site 

Required Language for Contracts 


Safe Environment Coordinators: Do you need any supplies? If so, please contact us and let us know what you need and in what amount. The following items are available:

Promise to Protect, Pledge to Heal posters (mandatory to display at all schools and parishes)

Reporting cards

Reporting card plastic holders for posters

Code and Policy booklets

Office for Healing and Pastoral Care informational cards

Prayer for Healing cards (English/Spanish)

Prayer for Child Safety cards

Talking with Your Children About Sexual Abuse parent brochures

Appropriate Boundaries parent brochures

Appropriate Boundaries for School Staff flyers

Infographic small posters (choose from: Office for Healing; Appropriate Boundaries: What to do if a Child Discloses Abuse)

Laminated reporting guide for pastors and principals

Bulletin Announcements

Twenty-four Bulletin Announcements to Promote Child Safety

Get started during Child Abuse Prevention month with these bulletin announcements and continue using them throughout the year.

Download: Word | PDF (updated 11/14/18)


eNews ChildSafety InfographicsOur colorful and insightful infographics are ideal for bulletin boards.

CLICK HERE to download.

Safe Environment Coordinator Orientation Video

Online Training Orientation for New Coordinators

Fingerprinting Tips Video

Fingerprinting Overview for Schools

Recent Notices

2019-2020 Safe Environment Onsite Review Schedule

Each parish and school in the Diocese of Manchester will undergo an onsite safe environment review at least once every four years. To learn more about what to expect when a safe environment review takes place at your parish or school, see our Site Review Schedule. You will also find a listing of parishes and schools scheduled for review during the upcoming year.

Resources for Safe Environment Coordinators