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Virtus Child Protection Training

Mother Seton School is committed to providing a safe environment for children and youth. This commitment is expressed in policies for the protection of children and youth.

Mother Seton School has established policies, provides staff training, and collects required documentation of all persons with substantial contact with children enrolled at Mother Seton School.

Parents and others who volunteer at Mother Seton School participate in training/screening concerning child abuse and protection of children through their local parish or Mother Seton School. This training requires an individual to:

·         Complete the Application for Volunteer Service

·         Submit required references

·         Complete Criminal History Screening Consent Form

·         Complete VIRTUS online training modules

·         Complete fingerprinting and federal background check (depending on type of volunteer service

VIRTUS is an online platform that provides web-based training and background check integration. If you are a registered parishioner at a Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, you may have already completed this training at your parish. If not, you will need to register for an account. If you have any questions as to whether you already have an account through your church, please contact the office manager at your parish.

Upon registering for an account, you will be asked to confirm which institution you are volunteering for. Please scroll down the drop down list and select MOTHER SETON SCHOOL. We are NOT listed under the Archdiocese, as we are not an Archdiocesan school. We are listed separately in the drop down menu.

If you have any questions, please the front office.