The Diocese of Boise is determined to provide a safe environment for the children and young people involved in its ministries, implementing policies and procedures to assist in preventing sexual abuse, and to assist Diocesan personnel in recognizing, reporting and attending to the needs of abused children and their families.” – From the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Sexual Misconduct Policies.
The Diocese of Boise requires that anyone working with youth under the age of 18 take a Safe Environment Workshop. This workshop deals with all forms of abuse, most specifically child sexual abuse. Holy Apostles Catholic Church/St. Ignatius Catholic School requires all school volunteers, musicians, usher/greeters, parish visitors, St. Vincent de Paul home visitors, vacation bible school volunteers and those volunteering in the religious education programs take this class.