St. Bartholomew Strives to Maintain a Safe Environment for All
Protecting our Students Does NOT Stop at our State of the Art Security System.
All employees and volunteers who have contact with students undergo thorough screening, including background checks through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification (BCI&I). For complete information on screening policies, see the revised Policy for the Safety of Children in Matters of Sexual Abuse, section 1.2 (p. 3).
There are recent Virtus policy updates that all Church & Academy employees, volunteers, and coaches must review and comply with by January 31, 2017.
Please view the online video series “Child Protection Policy In-Service” found on the Diocesan website under Policy Videos:
- Child Protection Policy In-Service – Background Screens
- Child Protection Policy In-Service – Intro and Updates
- Child Protection Policy In-Service – Social Media Policy
Upon watching all three videos and reading both Diocesan policies, please fill out and sign the two acknowledgment forms (listed below) from the revised Policy and Standards.
- Standards of Conduct For Ministry – Page 17
- Policy for the Safety of Children in Matters of Sexual Abuse – Page 7-65
The two acknowledgment forms must be returned to the parish or school to continue volunteering and to keep your Virtus account active. Please contact Amy Bruedigam at 440-845-6660 ext. 11 if you have any questions.
School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.