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STARING OCTOBER 1ST 2015 AS A REQUIREMENT BY STATE LAW A CHILD ABUSE

CLEARANCE FORM MUST BE ON FILE FOR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS;

         1. ALL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

         2. ALL SPORT DIRECTORS.

         3. ALL COACHES AND ASSISTANT COACHES FOR TRAVELING TEAMS.

         4. ALL COACHES AND ASSISTANT COACHES FOR IN-HOUSE PROGRAMS.

         5. ALL VOLUNTEERS, (I.E. SNACK BAR). 

THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ALREADY HAVE A CLEARANCE FROM ANOTHER SOURCE JUST NEED

TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THAT CLEARANCE TO THE CLUB, ( CYO COACH, TEACHER).

 

HERE IS THE PROCESS THAT NEEDS TO BE FOLLOWED IN ORDER TO GET THE NECESSARY STATE CLEARANCE.

THIS REQUEST FROM THE STATE IS FREE OF CHARGE.  ALL INFORMATION GOES BACK TO YOUR PRIVATE eMAIL ACCOUNT.

FIRST YOU START BY REQUESTING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, (this check does not have to be submitted to the club):

USE THE FOLLOWING LINK     https://epatch.state.pa.us

Click    New Record check "volunteers only"

            Accept the disclaimer

            Follow prompts to fill out who is requesting it and who it is for

            Use no periods, no abbreviations

            Submit

           View and print Response for Criminal Record Check, (it has the

                   PA State "keystone" emblem on it.

SECOND YOU REQUEST A CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE CHECK, (A COPY OF THIS FORM DOES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE CLUB):

USE THE FOLLOWING LINK    https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS/public/home

Click    "Create Individual Acct", click "Profile Info" This will create your profile and Keystone ID.

            The State will eMail you a password, you then need to change it and log back in and fill out the application.

            This process takes time and you need to know everyone you've with since 1975.

            A eMail is sent to you with proof of your completed application process.

           You should receive an initial certificate within 14 days, stating "NO RECORD EXISTS". Print this

           document and it will serve as your clearance until the beige certificate arrives.