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Apply for Safe Environment Certification

The Process

There are TWO parts to the Safe Environment Volunteer Process:

  1. Initial Screening

  2. Update Training

Initial Screening

  1. Complete the Diocese Screening Form. To do this, please make an appointment with Erma Perez in the Main Office.

  2. View the 'Family of Faith' video. (Video available in the church office)

  3. Read through three documents (provided during your appointment with Erma).

    • Diocese of Dallas Safe Environment Program for Diocesan Entities

    • Policy on Sexual Misconduct for the Diocese of Dallas

    • Diocesan Policy for Social Media

  4. Sign and Return: Safe Environment Program Booklet Acknowledgment Form (provided during your appointment with Erma).

Update Training

To update your training, [click here].


Once a person has been screened and cleared for service, in order to retain an "active" status, the person must update their training annually.  If a volunteer fails to meet this requirement, he/she will become immediately ineligible to continue to serve.  If volunteers wish to "reinstate" their eligibility, they will be required to update their training. 

Safe Environment Contact

Erma Perez
Safe Environment & Youth Ministry
p. (972) 243.7104 x 256
e. [email