Resources

Praesidium Academy
Formerly known as Armatus, this is the online platform for Safe Church training. To log into the Praesidium Academy and view the online modules, go to https://www.praesidiumacademy.com/ and log in with your email and password.

Contact us if you need to have an account set up or are unable to access your account.

Safe Church Resources
Safe Church Atlanta: An Overview
Certification of Compliance for Vestries (All parishes must submit this form annually and return to the Diocese of Atlanta no later than March 31.)
Georgia Sex Offender Registry

Safeguarding God’s Children Resources
Diocesan Policies for the Protection of Children and Youth
When a Child Discloses Abuse
Preventing Bullying
Procedures for Restroom/Showers Use during Programs/Activities
How to Include Transgender Children and Youth

Safeguarding God’s People Resources
Elder Abuse: Types of Abuse and How to Report
Consequences of Clergy Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse and Forgiveness
Guidelines for Digital Communications

LGBTQIA+
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project’s mission is to end suicide among LGBTQ young people. They aim to achieve this through their core group of programs: crisis services, peer support, research, public education, and advocacy.
Imagining Cisgender Privilege
Growing Up LGBT in America
Gender Spectrum: Faith Communities
Georgia Safe Schools Coalition
Diocese of Atlanta: LGBTQ+ Ministries

Disabled/Differently-Abled
6 Ways Your Church Can Welcome People With Disabilities
Faith Formation: Welcoming All Children, Part One
Faith Formation: Welcoming All Children, Part Two
Resource Packet on Disability, Spirituality, and Healing
Building Inclusive Ministries
Including People With Disabilities in Church Life