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​​​​Training for Provider Agencies or Branches regulated by ODHS or OHA

The administrative rules require that most staff and provider contacts who process background check information must successfully complete training to become a Qualified Entity Designee (QED). The training materials are available by contacting the BCU training coordinator at (503) 378-5470 or toll-free at (888) 272-5545. You may also e-mail​​ ​and indicate that you would like the current training materials.

In order to stay up to date on QED requirements and rule changes, eSubscribe to the Background Check website.

Materials for Clearinghouse Agencies

Effective 1/5/2016. The Clearinghouse has moved from the Oregon State Police to the BCU. Clearinghouse agencies must have at least one Clearinghouse Authorized Designee.

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