CAP sessions set for February

The Office of Child and Youth Protection is announcing CAP (Child Assault Prevention) sessions. CAP is the safe environment training program for adults who have regular contact with minors. Attendance is required in order to comply with the USCCB’s Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. The policy of the diocese is that adults will attend CAP once every five years.

CAP 1 teaches attendees to recognize child abuse and neglect and how to report to the proper authorities. Adults are taught that children have the right to be safe, strong and free. CAP 1 is for new volunteers and employees.

CAP 2 is No More Bullies, No More Victims and is a workshop on bullying awareness and bullying prevention. Cyberbullying is also addressed. Both sessions are 90 minutes.

Adults must attend CAP 1 before attending CAP 2. After five years, adults have the option of attending CAP 1 again if they prefer.

The following sessions will be offered in February:

CAP Phase 1
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Christ the King, Haddonfield, Lower Church
Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Christ
Our Light, Cherry Hill, School Auditorium
Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Bishop McHugh Regional School, Cape May Ct. House, Library
Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Guardian Angels School, Paulsboro Site, Gym
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., St. Michael the Archangel School, Clayton, Gym
Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Paul VI High School, Haddon Township, Learning Media Center

CAP Phase 2 – Bullying Prevention
NO CAP Phase 2
To attend one of these classes, please call the CAP registration line in the Office of Child and Youth Protection at (856) 583-6165 or email ddiggons@camdendiocese.org to register. Please register at least five days before the session you would like to attend.
The CAP schedule, location phone numbers and directions may be found on the diocesan website @ www.camdendiocese.org
In case of inclement weather please call the location of the CAP session you are attending.

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