Protection of Minors on Campus

Protection of Minors on Campus

 

Background Screenings

University employees and volunteers, including employees or volunteers of an external vendor or a campus group who are engaged to provide services during camps, campus events, rental events, and conferences on the University campus in occupations/assignments must complete background screenings as required by university policy.

Required screenings are:

  • FBI Federal Criminal History Record
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  • PA Request for Criminal Record Check

Employment Screenings

Prospective Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania employees must complete a series of background screenings as defined by official university policy. For questions related to the necessity and type of background screenings , please contact the Compliance Coordinator at hrclearances@bloomu.edu or 570-389-2725.

Camp, Conference, and Volunteer Screenings

Prospective employees or volunteers for camps and conferences held at Bloomsburg University must complete a series of background screenings as defined by official university policy. For questions related to the necessity and type of background screenings required, please contact the appropriate individual:

For general questions regarding the background screening process, contact the Compliance Coordinator at hrclearances@bloomu.edu or 570-389-2725.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse

All individuals who are employed by or perform services, including independent contractors and volunteers for the University are defined as mandatory reporters of child abuse in the official university policy. All mandated reporters shall make an immediate report of suspected child abuse to the Department of Human Services (DHS) Childline by calling 1-800-932-0313 if the reporter suspects that a child is a victim of child abuse.

For questions regarding mandatory reporting of Child Abuse, contact Jerry Reed at 570-389-4040 or Kristina Wood at 570-389-4414.

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