DCF Background Screening

From: BGS_SUPPORT [mailto:BGS_SUPPORT@ahca.myflorida.com] Sent: Monday, July 06, 2015 10:24 AM Subject: **IMPORTANT NOTICE** Clearinghouse ORI for Department of Children and Families – July 5, 2015 – ACTIVE   Good Morning Livescan Vendors and Providers:   Thank you for working with the Agency for Health Care Administration to provide Clearinghouse compliant fingerprint services to specified agency […]

Agency for Health Care Administration's Clearinghouse has provided IDENTICO with an advance notice of a new ORI for the Department of Children and Families (DCF). DCF will begin onboarding Mental Health Providers to the Clearinghouse on April 20, 2015. The new DCF Mental Health Clearinghouse ORI is listed below, with the activation date.  This ORI […]

For those individuals applying for professional and nonprofessional guardian programs with one of the county circuit courts, it is useful to know that guardianship procedures will require both criminal and credit investigations.  Criminal history search will be conducted by fingerprinting and submitting applicants’ biometric information to FDLE and FBI for state and national criminal history […]

Florida House Bill CS/HB 5401 had amended the Florida Statute 39.821 regarding the qualifications of guardians ad litem in Florida.   (1) Because of the special trust or responsibility placed in a guardian ad litem, the Guardian Ad Litem Program may use any private funds collected by the program, or any state funds so designated, […]

Attention APD Providers,   On May 17, 2010, Governor Crist signed House Bill 7069 into law. This law substantially rewrites requirements and procedures for background screening of the persons and businesses that deal primarily with vulnerable populations, including all direct service providers screened pursuant to section 393.0655, Florida Statutes.   Key changes made by the […]

Why does the State conduct background screening of prospective employees? The law is intended to protect the safety of all vulnerable children and adults we serve.   As a current employee of DCF/ APD will I be re-screened? Not right away. Current employees are not required to be re-screened due to changes in law until […]

CDC+ Background Screening Process Information   1. Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+) participate/representative (the employer) selects prospective employee/ independent contractor to provide services.   2. CDC+ Employer has good moral character form filled out and notarized for the prospective employee/independent contractor.   3. CDC+ Employer gives background screening packet to the prospective employee/independent contractor who […]

Here is the summary of major changes:   Live Scan can be utilized by any provider that is authorized to screen through the BGS office under FS 435. “No Clearance, No work” No employee/applicant can begin working until they are determined to be cleared for all Background Screening requirements to include local law enforcement checks. […]

Dear, Readers.   We would like to publish the answers for the most common questions CDC+ program participants have in regards to Level 2 Background Screening and Live Scan Fingerprinting.   Who prints and gives the clearance letter to the Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+) employer? APD Area Office through CDC+ Consultant   Can and […]

Dear, AHCA & DCF Providers.   Beginning August 1, 2010 new law will require background screening of job applicants, employees and volunteers who come in contact with children, the developmentally disabled and vulnerable adults.   The most significant change in the law for AHCA& DCF providers is that applicants will not be allowed to begin […]

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