Safe Environment Resources

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

Safe Environment Training Videos

Protect and Heal- Overview of Training and Forms from Diocese of La Crosse on Vimeo.

Protect and Heal: Overview of Training and Forms

Teresa Brown, the Director of Safe Environment reviews the Protect and Heal Program and the forms that need to be completed by staff and volunteers who are involved in the Diocese of La Crosse.

Protect and Heal – Program and Training from Diocese of La Crosse on Vimeo.

Protect and Heal –  Program and Training

Bishop Callahan, Detective Christine Zupanc from the Marshfield Police Department and Teresa Brown review the Diocese of La Crosse Protect and Heal practices and policies and procedures that are in place to provide a Safe Environment in which the message of Jesus Christ can be proclaimed and received.

Safe Environment Program – Youth Ministry from Diocese of La Crosse on Vimeo.

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 In Child Care Settings from Diocese of La Crosse on Vimeo.

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

Instructions to utilize the PowerPoints

  • The first step for all options is to click open the PowerPoint link you would like to use.
  • To show students the slide show
    • On the lower right-hand side of the PowerPoint click the third icon that says ‘Slide Show’ when you hover over it, as highlighted below
    • Click each slide to advance to the next.
  • To print the slide show so you may present it to the student
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Full Page Slides’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • To print the slide show notes pages to use for teaching Safe Environment
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Note Pages’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • K GradePowerPoint – Revised  – October 2021
  • 1st GradePowerPoint – Revised  – October 2021
  • 2nd GradePowerPoint – Revised  – October 2021
Intermediate Grades 3-5th Grade

Intermediate Grades 3-5 – PDF Lesson Plan

Instructions to utilize the PowerPoints

  • The first step for all options is to click open the PowerPoint link you would like to use.
  • To show students the slide show
    • On the lower right-hand side of the PowerPoint click the third icon that says ‘Slide Show’ when you hover over it, as highlighted below
    • Click each slide to advance to the next.
  • To print the slide show so you may present it to the student
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Full Page Slides’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • To print the slide show notes pages to use for teaching Safe Environment
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Note Pages’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • 3rd GradePowerPoint – Revised  – September 2022
  • 4th GradePowerPoint – Revised  – September 2022
  • 5th GradePowerPoint – Revised  – September 2022
Middle School

6-8 Grades – PDF Lesson Plan

Instructions to utilize the PowerPoints

  • The first step for all options is to click open the PowerPoint link you would like to use.
  • To show students the slide show
    • On the lower right-hand side of the PowerPoint click the third icon that says ‘Slide Show’ when you hover over it, as highlighted below
    • Click each slide to advance to the next.
  • To print the slide show so you may present it to the student
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Full Page Slides’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • To print the slide show notes pages to use for teaching Safe Environment
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Note Pages’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • 6th GradePowerPoint  – Revised – September 2022
  • 7th Grade – PowerPoint  – Revised – September 2022
  • 8th Grade – PowerPoint  – Revised – September 2022
High School

Instructions to utilize the PowerPoints

  • The first step for all options is to click open the PowerPoint link you would like to use.
  • To show students the slide show
    • On the lower right-hand side of the PowerPoint click the third icon that says ‘Slide Show’ when you hover over it, as highlighted below
    • Click each slide to advance to the next.
  • To print the slide show so you may present it to the student
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Full Page Slides’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • To print the slide show notes pages to use for teaching Safe Environment
    • Top menu bar, see ‘File’ drop down to ‘Print’, Settings should show that ‘Note Pages’ is selected. Click ‘Print’
  • 9th GradePowerPoint – Revised – October 2021
  • 10th GradePowerPoint – Revised – October 2021
  • 11th GradePowerPoint – Revised – October 2021
  • 12th GradePowerPoint – Revised – October 2021
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