Safe Environment

Safe Environment – Protecting God’s Children

Safe Environment – Protecting God’s Children Thank you for working or volunteering at Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School. We appreciate your commitment to our three-fold mission of – Academic Excellence, Faith Development and Leadership.

Cardinal Ritter College Prep is an Archdiocesan school and we must adhere to the policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The Archdiocese has a program through the Safe Environment office called Protecting God’s Children (PGC) which is designed to help guard the youth, elderly and vulnerable adults that may participate in our faith community from abuse. Anyone working or volunteering at our facility is required to attend a PGC workshop before working/ volunteering on campus. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the program, please contact Jacqueline McWell, Business Manager, at 314-446-5502 or by email at [email protected]

*I need to take a Protecting God’s Children Workshop. How do I find one?
Currently, Cardinal Ritter College Prep is not hosting a workshop. To see schedules of other agencies or organizations within the Archdiocese of St. Louis, click here.

* I have taken a Protecting God’s Children Workshop, What is the next step?
If you have not already done so, please register at and complete the Workers Registration form. If you have lived outside of Missouri within the last five years, please read and complete the American Checked form. Please return all forms to Jacqueline McWell, Business Manager, in the main office. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Jacqueline McWell at 314-446-5502 or by email at [email protected]

* I am a teen and would like to volunteer or work. What do I need to do? If you are under 18 years old or still in high school, and wish to volunteer or work at Cardinal Ritter College Prep, please complete the Code of Ethical Conduct for Youth form, and return it to Jacqueline McWell in the main office.

Protecting God’s Children Information & Forms

Code of Ethical Conduct Booklet
Commitment to Ethical Conduct Form
IP Release Form
IP Rights
VIRTUS Registration Form Instruction
Worker Registration Form
Code of Ethical Conduct Youth

For additional information or for reporting an incident of suspected abuse, please contact the Office of Child and Youth Protection at 314-792-7704 or visit the Archdiocese of St. Louis.