The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) provides an accreditation program for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) located in the United States.
This accreditation program through NAPBS is called the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP), which has strict rules and regulations that promote professional standards of specified requirements and measurements. This accreditation is considered the “Gold Standard” when it comes to bringing national recognition to employment background screening organizations.
Compliance Training Group is an example of this through our commitment to achieving excellence. Through following high professional standards, we hold our organization accountable for generating continued institutional improvement. BSAAP provides a specific evaluation criteria of internal operating procedures that benefit both Compliance Training Group and its end-users.
We are committed to maintaining and delivering the highest level of industry standards in the following critical areas:
- Consumer Protection
- Legal Compliance
- Client Education
- Researcher and Data Product Standards
- Verification Service Standards
- General Business Practices
To achieve this prestigious accreditation, Compliance Training Group must establish ongoing compliance with the accreditation standard as prepared by the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC). Compliance is verified through a comprehensive desk and on-site audits, which is completed by an independent third-party auditor. Compliance Training Group must document each of its policies and processes as required in each of the areas within the standard and demonstrate visible compliance with its policies to the auditor. Every accreditation earned lasts for a period of five years, after which time firms are required to recomplete the process if they wish to remain accredited.