FOR PARISH EMPLOYEES & VOLUNTEERS

As required by the Archdiocese of Washington’s Child Protection Policy, if you are employed or volunteer at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish you must complete your Child Protection Certification.

Contact at Parish: Sharon Bookwalter, 301-627-3255, sbookwalter@stmaryum.org

Step 1: First, create a Virtus account at www.Virtus.org and register for a Virtus Safe Environment training session. After attending the training, please sign the Acknowledgement Page (pg. 56) of the Child Protection Safe Environment Policy booklet given to you at training and return it to Sharon Bookwalter at the Parish office.

Step 2: Obtain an application form from the Parish Office, complete it and bring it to Sharon Bookwalter along with copies of two forms of identification (one photo id).

Step 3: After creating a Virtus account (in step 1), Fingerprinting is now required as part of the clearance process.  It is suggested that you call ahead to the location of your choice as some require an appointment.  You must bring the completed Livescan Pre-registration Application along with two forms of identification with you to the fingerprinting location.

Fingerprinting Instructions Memo with Livescan Registration

Fingerprinting locations

If you have any questions on Child Protection Certification please contact Mrs. Sharon Bookwalter in the Parish Office.

FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES & VOLUNTEERS

As required by the Archdiocese of Washington’s Child Protection Policy, if you are employed or volunteer at St. Mary of the Assumption School you must complete your Child Protection Certification.

Contact at School: Sue Meyer, 301-627-4170, smeyer@stmaryum.org

Step 1: First, create a Virtus account at www.Virtus.org and register for a Virtus Safe Environment training session. After attending the training, please sign the Acknowledgement Page (pg. 56) of the Child Protection Safe Environment Policy booklet given to you at training and return it to Sue Meyer at the School office.

Step 2: Obtain an application form from the Parish Office, complete it and bring it to Sue Meyer along with copies of two forms of identification (one photo id).

Step 3: After creating a Virtus account (in step 1), Fingerprinting is now required as part of the clearance process. It is suggested that you call ahead to the location of your choice as some require an appointment. You must bring the completed Livescan Pre-registration Application along with two forms of identification with you to the fingerprinting location.

Fingerprinting Instructions Memo with Livescan Registration

Fingerprinting locations

If you have any question during this process please contact Mrs. Sue Meyer in the School Office.