Basic Level Certification
In order to serve as a Catechist or Catholic School Teacher, you must immediately participate in the Safe Environment Training and within the first year, you are to receive ten hours of training. Three hours in the dimension of Catechist, three hours in the Pastoral dimension and four hours in area of Content.
- Diocesan First Year Training- I Believe/We Believe (One hour Catechist/One hour Content/One hour Pastoral)
- Attend Adult Formation Class on Scripture in your parish, three weeks in a row (Three hour Content)
- If you have taken the Myers Briggs Type Indicator or the GIFT’s Inventory from the Catherine Sienna Institute- (Two hours Catechist)
- If you have training in a school setting in methods, listening, conflict skills, etc. figure out how many hours and document the first two hours here, save all the other hours for Advanced Certification on the next page- (Two hours Pastoral)