Protecting God’s Children – Register for Online Training

Protecting God’s Children – Safe Environment Training

The Diocese of Joliet’s Office of Child & Youth Protection has extended PGC Online Training through October 31, 2020, in support of the social distancing effort due to the COVID-19.  This temporary precaution will be re-evaluated in September, and no Live PGC Training sessions will be held through October 31st.  Below are instructions for access to the ONLINE TRAINING. Please note:

  • St Raphael will need to be selected either as a “Primary” or “Additional” location.
  • Online Training sessions must be completed in one sitting. Failure to do so will require you to start over.

For those pre-registered for a live training session after March 11, 2020, DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT.

  • Go to www.virtusonline.org and log into your account
  • Open the TOOLBOX tab 
  • Click TRAINING (found on the left side of screen)
  • Click the title of your assigned training to begin the training session.

For First Time Registrants creating Virtus account:

  • Go to http://www.virtusonline.org and Click on FIRST TIME REGISTRANT
  • Click on “Begin the registration process”
  • When asked to select your organization, click on Joliet, IL (Diocese), then “Select”
  • Continue to follow prompts to complete the registration process.
  • Once registration process is completed, return to your Virtus account home page and

open the TOOLBOX tab

  • Click the title of your assigned training to begin the training session.

For assistance contact the Virtus Helpdesk at helpdesk@virtus.org  or the Diocese of Joliet’s Safe Environment office at SafeEnvironment@dioceseofjoliet.org