Corpus Christi Catholic School
is a Safe Environment School
Corpus Christi Catholic School community complies with the Archdiocesan guidelines to provide a Safe Environment for our students. In order to facilitate this goal, we ask that all parents who volunteer to work in school or with our students at any time obtain the following clearances.
1. PA State Police Criminal Record Check
Can be obtained online at https://epatch.state.pa.us. Receive the results online within a few minutes. After July 25, 2015 the cost is waived.
2. PA Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
Can be obtained online at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home. Results will be emailed to you within 14 days. After July 25, 2015 the cost is waived.
3. Federal Criminal Background Check (FBI Fingerprint Clearance)
Must be completed ONLY if you have lived in PA for less than 10 years. Go to pa.cogentid.com to schedule an appointment. Cost is approximately $25.75.
If you have lived in PA continuously for 10 years you will need to complete the Disclosure Statement Application found here to be filed at the place of service.
All required clearances, including FBI, must be renewed every 3 years.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Training Requirements:
1. Attendance at “Protecting God’s Children, Awareness Sessions for Adults”
Go to Virtus.org to register for a session. Once you attend please drop off a copy of “Ministerial Behavior and Boundaries” to the school office.
2. Mandated Reported Training
Go to childyouthprotection.org. You must register first before you do the online training. Drop off proof of training to the school office
All copies of Clearances, Ministerial Behavior & Boundaries and Proof of Mandated Reporter Training must be received by the Corpus Christi Catholic School Office before you will be cleared to volunteer.