Handbook Revision, August 2020
This revision of the DFPS Background Checks Handbook was published on August 3, 2020. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.
DFPS History and Risk Assessment (PATS 12652)
This revision updates policy to reflect that Background Checks performs a risk assessment when:
- A person applies to be a DFPS volunteer or intern.
- That person has been validated for self-neglect in an APS investigation.
The risk assessment determines if the person will be allowed to volunteer or intern with DFPS.
7310 DFPS History
7430 Risk Assessment
PCS Background Check History Chart (PATS 12382)
This revision updates the DFPS History Chart for Purchased Client Services to include new allegations.
Appendix 2000-2: DFPS Purchased Client Services (PCS) PCS Background Check DFPS History Chart
DFPS History Chart for DFPS Employees, Prospective Employees, Non-DFPS Staff, CASA Employees, Volunteers, and Board Members
This revision updates the DFPS History Chart for background checks for external users, DFPS prospective employees, CASA employees, volunteers, and board members
Appendix 3000-2: DFPS History Chart for External Users DFPS Employees, Prospective Employees, Non-DFPS Staff, CASA Employees, Volunteers, and Board Members