Then, select “First time registrant” and proceed as prompted in the registration process.
Once you are registered, the on-line training module will appear.] takes approximately one hour.
Educate him or her about the fact that pornography is wrong and that our human sexuality is a precious gift from God that is to be cherished and valued — not put on display or cheapened in any way.
Let your child know that “adult” material does damage to those who see it and to those who are lured into participating in it.
If you cannot complete the training in one sitting, you can return to the session at another time and pick up where you left off.
The on-line training can also be done on any mobile device / tablet; however, you will have to access a computer/printer in order to print out your certificate of completion.
[Up to June 30, 2015, we have provided 467 of these sessions, and 8,113 adults have been trained.] During the past 12 years, VIRTUS has updated its 3-hour training program at least two times, and now the program is much improved and also addresses technology and Internet safety. During these past two years we have been collaborating with VIRTUS in their development of an on-line re-certification training, in English and in Spanish, and they have now completed their project. Thus, everyone who has already taken the initial 3-hour PGC program for adults prior to July 1, 2011 must be re-certified within the next 4 months (no later than Feb. Before you can access the on-line re-certification session, you will first have to set up an individual account.
), click on the “Safe Environment” tab and then click on the link to the left named “VIRTUS Re-certification” This will take you to a link to the sign-in screen.] Select a username and a password and write them down in a secure place, so you can access them for future use.
For example, most children are computer literate at an early age.
Communication includes talking with your child, listening to your child, and learning all you can about your child’s world.
Speak Up Talk with your child about “adult” material.
For anyone age 18 or older who has not already attended Sessions in English Please pre-register for the session at least 5 days in advance of the scheduled date, at the phone number provided. Since then, locally trained facilitators have been conducting these 3-hour training sessions in various locations throughout the diocese.
for Adults (PGC) in our diocese in October, 2003, many clergy, employees, and volunteers throughout the diocese were trained by a VIRTUS representative over a period of three days.