Can you take VIRTUS training online?
you should go to www.virtusonline.com to register. (including the availability of taking the Virtus Refresher Class online when available). This will take you to all the upcoming Virtus® Classes offered in our area. It will also give you the phone number to register for the class.
How do I get my VIRTUS certificate?
A certificate of completion will be available on your assigned VIRTUS account. After attending a Virtus’ training session, use your id and password to log onto www.virtus.org to print out your Certificate of Completion and turn it in to the School Office.
Does VIRTUS training expire?
How long is my VIRTUS certificate good for? It is valid for 4 years from the date taken. It is your responsibility to make note of when it expires.
What is VIRTUS certification?
VIRTUS® Protecting God’s Children Adult Awareness Session is a three-hour training that helps clergy, staff, volunteers and parents to understand the facts and myths about child sexual abuse; how perpetrators operate; and how caring adults can take five important steps to keep children safe.
When was Virtus created?
In March of 1998, National Catholic invited prominent national experts—experts in many disciplines—to discuss these questions at a forum in Washington, D.C. From those discussions, the initiative for the VIRTUS programs was created.
How long is environmental training good for?
Safe Environment training includes a live, in-person 2-hour class called “Protecting God’s Children,” offered at local parishes and Catholic schools. After completing this initial class, you will be required to update your status via online refresher courses every three years.
How long is environmental training safe?
Completion of the self-paced (approx. 1-2 hours) online mandated reporting course, Reporting Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect
Who created Virtus?
Who created the VIRTUS programs? The National Catholic Risk Retention Group, Inc. (National Catholic) created the programs.
What is a safe environment?
An absence of or control of threats of. severe harm – a safe environment does not contain active threats to child safety. If any threats do exist, they are being effectively managed and controlled by the caregiver.