The Archdiocese of Los Angeles Empowering God’s children and Young People© Safety Program is required annually for all children and young people who participate in religious education, catholic schools, and children or youth activities in the diocese.
The theme for the School Year 2023 – 2024 Safe Environment Training is focused on the important topic of The Five Body Safety Rule. The Safeguard the Children website includes a variety of resources for you to choose from to teach this year’s lesson to the children and young people in your School or Religious Education Program. We have also added additional Online Resources for educators and parents.
All Children’s Program Training needs to be completed by Wednesday, February 1, 2024
All Children’s Program Training needs to be reported by Wednesday, February 15, 2024
Instructions on How to Report the Children’s Training on VIRTUS® Online
Empowering God’s Children & Young People Overview (PDF Version)
ENGLISH LESSON PLANS
- Grades K-3 (PDF Version) || “The Professor” Video (Link to Google Drive)
- Grades 4-5 (PDF Version)
- Grades 6-8 (PDF Version)
- Grade 9 (PDF Version)
- Grade 10-12 (PDF Version)
SPANISH LESSON PLANS
- Grades K-3 (Versión PDF) || “El Profesor” Video (Enlace a Google Drive)
- Grades 4-5 (Versión PDF)
- Grades 6-8 (Versión PDF)
- Grades 9 (Versión PDF)
- Grades 10-12 (Versión PDF)
Free Empowering God’s Children and Young People© Safety Program Training via Zoom
Year 1: Five Safety Rules and Safe Adults
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
The Training will be facilitated by Anita Robinson, consultant and co-author of the Empowering God’s Children and Young People© Lesson Plans. The Training is designed to help participants become familiar with the content of the lesson plans.
The Training will be divided into Elementary (K-8) and High School (9-12) and will be limited to 30 participants on a first-come basis. A Certificate of Participation will be issued following completion of the Training. Click on the link below to register for the Training you wish to attend.
Elementary and Middle School (K-8)
High School (9-12)