Form for Lay or Religious Personnel
This is to acknowledge that I have reviewed copies of The Eparchy of Parma:
Policy on Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests, Deacons or other Church Personnel and the Code of Conduct
I understand that I am responsible for complying with both the Policy and Code as stated. I understand their meaning and agree to conduct myself in accordance with their terms.
I hereby represent that I have never been convicted or accused of an incident involving physical sexual abuse of a minor. I further represent that I have never been terminated from employment for reasons related to allegations of physical or sexual abuse by me or received any medical, physical or psychological treatment for reasons involving sexual misconduct.
I understand that as an employee or volunteer working with children and/or youth, I am subject to a thorough background check including criminal history. I understand that any action inconsistent with this Policy and Code of Conduct or failure to take action mandated by this Policy and Code of Conduct may result in my removal as an employee or volunteer with children and/or youth.
I further understand that the Eparchy of Parma reserves the right to change, modify and/or revise any part of this Policy and Code at any time and that questions regarding this Policy and Code should be referred to the Protosyncellus.