Youth Protection

 Page Last Updated 9/11/2020

Report Child Abuse

Every allegation of child abuse must be reported to Child Protection Services, an agency of the Indiana state government. 

Call toll-free:  (800) 800-5556


All volunteers who work with youth at Holy Family must undergo a background check with at no cost to the volunteer.  Contact Holy Family Youth Protection Coordinator, Joseph H Munning IV at [email protected] to set up your background check and take the mandatory safe environment training.  Safe Environment training is offered by video conference every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm Eastern. Training is available to anyone who registers to participate.  Registration is free.  If you cannot attend on Tuesday evenings and need to schedule a different time for training or you want more information about safe environment training please feel free to contact our Youth Protection Coordinator, Joseph H. Munning IV at [email protected] or 812-482-3076 ex 304.   

Every year, volunteers who work with youth at Holy Family must update their Best Practices Form, which is kept on file by the Youth Protection Coordinator. You can fill out the Best Practices Form by checking the boxes below.


When you complete the online Best Practices Form below, it will show a small green statement when it has been submitted correctly. 

It will have a small red statement if something needs to be changed on the form. 



Best Practices for Pastoral Conduct (Online Form--submitted forms are emailed to the Parish Youth Protection Coordinator)

Our children are the most important gifts God has entrusted to us. As one who works with children in any capacity, I promise to follow these best practices as a condition of my providing services to the children and youth of our diocese.



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