CREATING & MAINTAINING AN ENVIRONMENT SAFE FOR SERVICE
Promise to Protect – Pledge to Heal
The USA Province has implemented and adheres to the directives of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People promulgated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in June 2002.
The province has obtained the services of a Victim Assistance Coordinator. This individual assists persons who bring allegations or concerns to province leadership. This individual works to assure that any and all reported allegations receive thorough and appropriate due process.
The province has established a Sexual Misconduct Review Board. This inter-disciplinary board of lay professionals advises the Prior Provincial on any matter related to sexual misconduct.
The Province has established Policies and Procedures Regarding Sexual Misconduct. These are available from the province office upon request.
The province is accredited through Praesidium, a national agency for accreditation of religious congregations and institutes.