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Safe Environment

Vigilantly protecting the safety and welfare of St. Mary's Abbey worshipers and guests, and of Delbarton School students and staff is at the forefront of everything we do. Nothing is more important as we at St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School seek to uphold the trust you place in us.

St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School's child-protection and Safe Environment policies and procedures are accredited by Praesidium, an independent risk management and compliance organization.  Praesidium accreditation ensures that best practices in abuse prevention are employed in all Abbey and School operations.  Our child-protection and abuse reporting policies and procedures also conform to New Jersey state law in all respects.

In addition to our rigorous employment screening practices, each St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School employee must take annual Vector Solutions training programs and seminars on prevention and informed responsiveness to claims of abuse and harassment of any kind.

This Safe Environment hub details our policies, procedures and key contacts at St. Mary’s Abbey and Delbarton School, including

  • Policies for St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School on abuse, harassment, bullying and hazing.
  • Employment Screening and Onboarding Practices at St. Mary's Abbey and Delbarton School.
  • Reporting a safety concern, threat, or claim of abuse, bullying, or harassment
  • Campus Security, Staff and Visitor Policy

Our intention is to do all in our power to protect and guard the safety of every member of our community. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on the policies and procedures described here.fsdfsdfsdfsd