Safe Environment Classes

The Archdiocese of Denver requires all clergy, all school and Archdiocesan employees, and volunteers with minors to complete the following:

  1. Initial in-person Safe Environment Training – VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children for Adults (Refresher every 5 years)
  2. Background Check
  3. Review and signature of the Archdiocesan Code of Conduct

Click to view current classes Select “Denver (Archdiocese)”


To register for the initial live class, you will need a VIRTUS account:

New Users (never attended a training)

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Registration Instructions for Clergy and AOD School Employees
Registration Instructions for AOD Non-School Employees
Registration Instructions for AOD Volunteers
Instrucciones en Español para Voluntarios


This is a program for adults on the prevention of child sex abuse.
16- and 17-year-olds may attend with parent/guardian permission only.


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For past Safe Environment training certificates or to complete a 5 year refresher course please contact your parish and ask to speak to the Safe Environment Coordinator for further instructions.

Interested in becoming a facilitator of VIRTUS®  Protecting God’s Children programs for your parish or school?  Click below to receive notification of our next training opportunity.

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