Resources for Students

Student studying

Act 33 and 34 Clearances for PA

Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History (PATCH) 

Information related to Background Checks/Certifications

Includes:

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearances (CY113)
  • Pennsylvania Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SP4-164)
  • Pennsylvania Criminal Record Checks for Volunteers (SP4-164A)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks 

Allegheny County Health Department

http://www.achd.net

Allegheny County Website

https://www.alleghenycounty.us/ 

Department of Human Services

http://www.dhs.pa.gov/

FBI Clearances

http://www.education.pitt.edu/clearance/

https://www.fbi.gov/services

http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/resources/clearances/index.htm

https://www.identogo.com/uploads/general/FAQs_03_29_18_final.pdf (PDF updated by IdentoGO 3/18. Check IdentoGO site for most up to date information.)

Guidelines for BASW Students to Obtain Clearances

FAQs About the Release of Information Form

Guidelines for MSW Students to Obtain Clearances

How to Obtain Clearances

Health Information Portability Accountability Act Information

HIPPA Information (PDF)

PA Chapter of NASW

http://www.nasw-pa.org/

PAT Transit Bus Schedules

http://www.portauthority.org/

Social Work Materials

The Many Facets of Social Work (PDF)

United Way of Allegheny County

http://unitedwaypittsburgh.org

University of Pittsburgh Career Services

http://www.careers.pitt.edu

University of Pittsburgh Disability Resources and Services

http://www.drs.pitt.edu