Child Assault Prevention sessions in January

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 session will be offered in January 2013:

CAP Phase 1
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 7 p.m., Assumption Regional School, Galloway, Cafeteria
Saturday, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m., The Center for Environmental Transformation, 1729 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo, Sicklerville, Church Basement
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., St. Mary Regional School, East Vineland, Media Center
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., St. Simon Stock, Berlin, Meeting Center

CAP Phase 2 – Bullying Prevention
Monday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Assumption Regional School, Galloway, Cafeteria
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., John Paul II School, Stratford
Thursday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Regional School, Hammonton
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m., Our Lady of the Angels, Cape May Ct. House, St. Gabriel Hall

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
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 @

In case of inclement weather please call the location of the CAP session you are attending.

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