This Information Bulletin will provide information to assist agencies in coordinating the required clearances for new agency hires or annual employee clearances with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). This will also assist in resolving Health Care Worker Registry issues associated with criminal background checks or DSP training records.
The revised DCFS process for required CANTS clearances is as follows:
Include the word "Health Care" in the email's subject line. It is important to attach the completed form: Authorization For Background Check For Programs Not Licensed By DCFS to receive an email auto-reply from DCFS in receipt of your email.
Include the word "Annual" in the email's subject line. It is important to attach the completed Authorization For Background Check For Programs Not Licensed By DCFS form to your "Annual" email to receive an auto-reply email from DCFS in receipt of your email.
The Information Bulletin is effective immediately upon posting as final.
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