Our Commitment to a Safe Environment
The Diocese of Savannah is committed to providing safe environments and fostering continuous improvement in every organization that sponsors activities and/or provides services to children and youth. Through a series of workshops, educational materials, media articles and background checks, the Diocese is:
- Increasing awareness of potentially harmful situations through the VIRTUS Protecting God's Children for Adults training workshops.
- Implementing a Diocesan Code of Conduct for Those Working with Minors which outlines acceptable and unacceptable behaviors for all clergy, employees and volunteers.
- Evaluating background checks for relevance to the employee’s or volunteer’s position.
- Providing continuing education through the VIRTUS Web site.