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Individual study subjects

People who have direct contact or access to vulnerable adults and children are required to have a background study. Direct contact means providing face-to-face care, training, supervision, counseling, or medication assistance to the people being served by an entity. The background study involves checking an individual’s name, and/or fingerprints against criminal, government, and social services databases. These Minnesota statutes direct the background study process, including what different entities are required to initiate background studies.

For further information

  •  Call the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Background Study Division, at 651-431-6620.
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