Safe Environment Resources

Frequently Used Forms
Computer Policy
Diocese of La Crosse Protect and Heal Program
Diocese of La Crosse Protect and Heal Poster
Pastoral Guidelines for the use of Social Networking and Technology

Safe Environment Training Videos

Foundations

Bishop Callahan, Monsignor Kunz, and Diocesan attorney James Birnbaum review practices, policies and procedures that the Diocese of La Crosse has in place to provide a Safe Environment Environment in which the message of Jesus Christ can be proclaimed and received.

Procedures

James Birnbaum, Diocesan attorney, reviews policies and procedures that the Diocese of La Crosse has in place to provide for a Safe Environment, and the reporting laws.  Ellen Thorn, Chair of the Child Sexual Abuse Review Board, discusses the review board, how the people are chosen, the role the review board has and how they review cases.  Fr. David Kunz, Vicar for Clergy, discusses how the Safe Environment Program works and why it is necessary.

Safe Environment Program – Youth Ministry

Chris Rogers – Director of Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry and Julie Studinski – Youth Minister for St. Bronislava Parish in Plover, Wisconsin, take an in-depth look at what Youth Ministers need to know with regards to providing a safe environment for the youth and young adults of our diocese.

Safe Environment Program – In a Child Care Setting

Gayle Flaig, Administrator of Early Childhood Programs at Regis Catholic Schools, and Julie Burhop, Director of Regis Child Development Center, explore what workers in a child care setting need to know with regards to providing a safe environment for children in child care.

Diocese of La Crosse Protect and Heal Religious Education Lesson Plans

Primary Grades K-2nd Grade

Primary Grades K-2 – PDF Lesson Plan

Intermediate Grades 3-5th Grade

Intermediate Grades 3-5 – PDF Lesson Plan

Middle School
6-8 Grades – PDF Lesson Plan
High School
9-12 Grades – PDF Lesson Plan
Dignity of the Human Person
Virtue of Respect

Contact Information

Teresa Brown
Director of Safe Environment

Diocese of La Crosse
PO Box 4004
La Crosse, WI 54602-4004

Telephone: 608-791-2679  |  Fax: 608-791-0165

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