Complete background screening are required for all employees of child care facilities prior to employment. It is the responsibility of the child care facility to make sure all employees are cleared to work in child care once the background screening is received.
See requirements below:
Family Child Care Homes
All family child care providers and household members must have a complete background screening, including a child abuse history report prior to licensing. Also, all substitutes screening must also be complete. Find a substitute screening packet below.
Background Screening Packet for Substitutes
- CAHRS CF 1651
- CF FSP 1649A 0714
- House Hold Member Substitute Employee Form HC CCL 19
- Local Law HC CCL 32
- Verification of Employment History HC CCL 23
Any volunteer working more than 10 hours per month in any family child care home or child care center must have a complete background screening before that work can begin. There is also additional paperwork required by the volunteer and the provider.
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Proper background screenings are a part of the Childcare Licensing Consultation Classes. Click here for additional information on background screening from the Florida Department of Children and Families.