DFPS Centralized Background Check Unit

Handbook Revision, January 2016

This revision of the DFPS Centralized Background Check Unit Operating Handbook was published on January 4, 2016. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Handbook Reorganization (PATS 7962)

The CBCU handbook is reorganized in its entirety to:

  •  provide basic information on the CBCU organization;

  •  consolidate definitions; and

  •  provide more specific section titles.

Submitting Background Checks for CASA Employees, Volunteers, and Board Members (PATS 8497)

New section 5000 establishes the process for submitting background checks on CASA employees, volunteers, and board members.