VIRTUS has changed to SAFE HAVEN
As of January 4, 2019, VIRTUS training has been replaced with t
he new Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Safe Environment Online Program, SAFE HAVEN: It's Up to You. The online training consists of a 3-part video series and will include a criminal background check. These online trainings are available in English and Spanish. The VIRTUS database will no longer be accessible.
Individuals with Previous VIRTUS training:
The 5-year anniversary date is still in place for refreshers. To complete Re-certification training as your 5-year anniversary date is met, please follow the steps below:
1. To access the CMGConnect website click on the link: https://GalvestonHouston.CMGConnect.org. We strongly recommend using Google Chrome as your web browser for optimal performance.
2. Choose Galveston-Houston Diocese - hit "Go"
3. Click on "Sign-In Here" box at the top right corner. You will need to log in using your previous VIRTUS user id or the email address on file and 1234 as the password. (Once you login, you can always change your password.) Please do NOT Register for a New Account. Once you have signed in, you will be able to view your certification expiration.
Individuals who have never taken VIRTUS, but wish to volunteer at St. Michael School:
Safe Haven online training is required in order to volunteer in any capacity (coaching parish sports, PLUS committee volunteers, i.e. read-a-story, art-a-la-carte, middle school dances, etc.), Please refer to Steps 1 and 2 above, then Register for a New Account and follow the prompts.
If you have any questions, please contact Tana Adamo at firstname.lastname@example.org.