Directions for pre-registering for Virtus are at the Virtus.org with
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How do you register for
upcoming live training?
1. Go to www.virtus.org or your diocese’s
website and click the VIRTUS Online link.
2. Click the yellow link
3. Enter the password “trust” in the subsequent
4. Click the “Enter” Button in the registration box.
5. Choose the name of your organization from the pull-down menu by
clicking the downward arrow and shading your organization by holding
down your mouse button.
6. Once your organization is selected, click
7. Choose the first option, labeled, “I would like to attend a
Protecting God’s Children session,” by clicking on the green arrow.
Provide a user name and a password you can easily remember. This is
needed if you are selected for continued training.
9. Select the
location where you work or volunteer, not necessarily where you attend
services (if different).
10. Select the department that you work for in
your role as an employee or volunteer (if any).
11. Select your
classification (clergy, employee, or volunteer, for example).
required fields include name and phone number.
13. Enter your email
address – it is required. − If you do not have an email address,
consider obtaining a free email account at www.yahoomail.com, or any
other free service or consider sharing an email account with someone
else. − If you have neither Internet access nor an email address, your
VIRTUS Programs Coordinator will contact you. Other options may be
available. − If you do not have an email address enter:
firstname.lastname@example.org. This will notify your VIRTUS Coordinator that you
do not have an email address.
14. Finish filling out the form and click
“Submit” at the bottom of the screen. Now, on the new screen …
the button to the left of the class for which you wish to register. If
the page indicates that a class is full, you will need select another
session or contact your VIRTUS Coordinator. Their phone number should be
16. Click on the “Submit Registration” button. You will get a
confirmation message on screen indicating that your registration was
successful. Once you submit your registration, you will receive an email
message confirming that you have been registered for the session you
PLEASE NOTE: If you pre-register online for your session, you
will not need to register online again following your session. The same
registration will enroll you for both the session you choose and for any
online training your diocese should choose to assign to you. Copyright
2002-2003 by The National Catholic Risk Retention Group, Inc. All rights
reserved. This information last revised on 5/19/2003.