Guidelines on background checks now available

At the spring session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, held at the Chancery March 18-21, 2014, “Guidelines on Background Checks” were issued.  [See related article.]

The Guidelines, which offer detailed information on how and for whom “basic background checks” are required, are available in PDF format.  Included in the Guidelines are recommended sources for conducting checks and information on on-line sexual abuse prevention training.