Ministry to the Sick Training
Training for Ministers of Holy Communion for the Sick
Certification is Requred Every Three (3) Years
Safe Environment compliance in the Diocese of Salt Lake City is a prerequisite to ministering to the sick or homebound (vulnerable adults). The training provides a basic awareness of what to look for if there is reason to believe the person/vulnerable adult is being abused.
The training is a brief overview of the following:
- Definition of Vulnerable Adult
- Mental Capacity Assessment
- What is Adult Abuse
- Types of Abuse
- Reporting Abuse and Sharing of Information
The training requires a background screening; in accordance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). All diocesan personnel and volunteers must comply with diocesan policies and with applicable state and local laws.