Protection of Youth

A Letter from the Bishop

The Diocese of Lincoln is committed to the protection of all young people

Policies and Forms

pdf Policy on the Reporting of Alleged Cases of Child Abuse or Neglect (23 KB)

pdf Protocols for Interaction between Adults and Young People (102 KB)
pdf Reglamento para la interacción entre adultos y jóvenes (24 KB)

pdf Background Screening Policy (325 KB)

pdf Background Check Authorization Form (135 KB)

Safe Environment Training Program

This Diocese of Lincoln Safe Environment Learning Community, hosted by Catholic Mutual Group, is exclusively for the clergy, religious, staff, volunteers, and parents of the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln.

https://lincoln.cmgconnect.org (también en español)

pdf Instructions for Completing Safe Environment Training (1.12 MB)

Click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email CMG for technical support with the CMG Connect website,
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator, with questions.

Parent Resources are also available at https://lincoln.cmgconnect.org.

To report a suspicion of Child Abuse

Nebraska Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline: 1-800-652-1999

Diocese of Lincoln Safe Environment Coordinator:

Seth Odgaard, 402-314-2899, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Diocese of Lincoln Victim Assistance Coordinator:

Jessica Compton Crocker, 402-613-2488, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Links

Lincoln Diocese: Safe Environment Children’s Curriculum

Lincoln Diocese: Safe Environment Coordinators Login

Lincoln Diocese: Freedom from Pornography & Internet Safety

NetSmartz - Internet Safety Basics

FBI: Parents' Guide to Internet Safety

Reporting Hotlines

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
Nebraska law requires all suspicions of child abuse or neglect to be reported to law enforcement or DHHS (Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-652-1999).

Reporting Misconduct
Notify the Diocese of Lincoln of any misconduct involving diocesan personnel by calling the misconduct hotline: 1-844-527-0596 (English and Spanish).

 

Contact Information

Title: Safe Environment Coordinator:
Name: Seth Odgaard
Phone: 402-314-2899
Email: Seth-Odgaard@lincolndiocese.org
 
Title: Victim Assistance Coordinator:
Name: Jessica Compton-Crocker
Phone: 402-613-2488
Email: victimassistance@lincolndiocese.org
 
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