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Child Abuse Reporting Info

 

Click here to file your CY113 Child Abuse History Clearance Form 

Click Here to file your PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS form

 

Click Here To Complete Background Check Online

 

If you want the committee to assist you with your background check – please fill out this form below and return to a committee member.

Background Check Application

 

 

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Here is a link to read up on Mandated Reporting: http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/

 

Child Protection Policy Idea

 

Mandated Reporting and NCMF-the Law

1. All Paid staff are required to be Mandated Reporters.
Paid persons who either directly or indirectly give care or oversight to or are responsible for a minor (17 year old or younger) in their duties as employees of New Covenant Mennonite Fellowship are REQUIRED by PA state law to complete 3 hours of training and complete 3 background checks every 36 months starting by and no later than 12/31/15:

a. FBI Criminal Background Check ($27.50)
(This will be coordinated by the MANDATED REPORTING TEAM for the 4 ordained brothers.)

b. Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check ($10)
http://www.witf.org/support/SP4 164 Request For Criminal Record Check.pdf
An online application is at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

c. Child Abuse History Clearance Form ($10)
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
A copy of your Criminal Record Check must accompany this form.

2. All Volunteer staff who work with minors are required to be Mandated Reporters.
This includes Sunday School Teachers or anyone who is responsible for or is in charge of or is watching over any one 17 years of age or younger in their regular duties as a volunteer here at NCMF.
Volunteers are required by PA state law to complete these back ground checks as listed below every 36 months starting by and no later than 7/1/16. This dead line is for current volunteers only!
(All new volunteers as of July 1 2015 will need to be compliant with all checks as listed below.)

a. Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check ($10)
http://www.witf.org/support/SP4 164 Request For Criminal Record Check.pdf
An online application is at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

b. Child Abuse History Clearance Form ($10)
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS
A copy of your Criminal Record Check must accompany this form.

c. **FBI Criminal Background Check ($27.50)
**IF A VOLUNTEER HAS LIVED IN THE STATE OF PENNSLVAINA FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS THE FBI CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK IS NOT REQUIRED

d. Each volunteer will need to “sign a document” stating when their “residence” began in the State of Pennsylvania to be kept on file with the MANDATED REPORTING TEAM.

e. All original Records of all required checks and the “signed document” will be kept confidentially by the MANDATED REPORTING TEAM in a secured file.

f. No records or lists of volunteers will be sent to the State of Pennsylvania for proposes of “registration”.