- All employees and volunteers who work with children and young people must fulfill this compliance requirement. Anyone employed two months or longer who has not attended are at risk to be suspended from their work or volunteer for the Archdiocese of Chicago until compliance is met.
- Participants must be present for the entire training session to receive credit for attendance.
- All Archdiocese employees and volunteers who work with children must create and maintain an online account with VIRTUS when they register online to take the training. After attending employees and volunteers must submit a copy of the certificate of attendance to the location they work/volunteer at and continue the monthly ongoing education. Ongoing education is required 12 times in the first year, six in the second year and four in the third year of employment.