Office of the Diocesan Training Manager for Safe Environment
    The Training Manager coordinates and assists parishes and church organizations in the implementation of the training components of the Bishop’s Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People (See Articles 6, 12, and 13 of the Charter). The Training Manager is also responsible to effect the Charter provisions concerning a Code of Conduct, and background checks for clergy, seminarians, lay employees, and volunteers. Additionally, the Training Manager provides consultation to parish leaders (and leaders in other Church organizations) within the diocese to help them achieve implementation of the Charter’s provisions.
    The training components of the Bishops’ Charter include:
    What Constitutes Child Abuse
    What actions, procedures and policies are used to prevent child abuse
    How to identify instances of child abuse
    Actions an adult should take when they believe child abuse is occurring
    Laws & policies re: the reporting of abuse of children:
Training materials for children and youth that are age appropriate and pertain to personal safety, improper touching, and relationships
    Education for parents regarding child abuse prevention

Please feel free to contact the Diocesan Training Manager, Linda Dillen, at anytime if you have questions or suggestions concerning the issue of child abuse prevention in the Diocese of Stockton, or Articles 6, 12 and/or 13 of the Bishops’ Charter.

Contact Information:  
Linda Dillen, Diocesan Training Manager
for Safe Environment
Address: 212 North San Joaquin Street
             Stockton, CA 95202-2409
Telephone: 209/466-0636 x 611  
Fax: 209/463-5937  


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