All children enrolled religious education programs in the Diocese of Pateson receive an age appropriate lesson to protect themselves from abusers.
Children receive lessons in grades one and grade four. During the 2014-2015 school year, Lesson Two is presented to fourth-graders.
In the Winter of 2012, the Diocese of Paterson began training students in Safe Touching in the Parish Religious Education Programs.
Lesson One is given to all First Graders and Lesson Two is given to all Fourth Graders, with age appropriate material from Virtus Teaching Touching Safety Program.