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ESR Founder & CEO Attorney Les Rosen at NSECVACAttorney and safe hiring expert Lester S. Rosen, Founder and CEO of background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will address the 2014 National Safe Environment Coordinators Victim Assistance Coordinators (NSECVAC) Conference for the Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee which takes place from Sunday, May 4, 2014 to Wednesday, May 7, 2014. For more information about the NSECVAC Conference, please visit

For the NSECVAC Conference, Rosen will address issues related to background checks as part of a child safety program for faith based and volunteer organizations.  Topics will include best practices for background checks, legal compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the uses and limitations of various tools used for screening, special issues in screening volunteers, and an introduction to international background checks.

Safe Environment Program Coordinators ensure accountability in implementing the approved Safe Environment Program for their Diocese as called for by the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People and Essential Norms. The goal for the Safe Environment Program is to equip the diocese to prevent, identify, and respond to the sexual abuse of minors, making all parishes and Catholic schools safe now and in the future.

Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a nationwide background check firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®), in 1997. He is author of ‘The Safe Hiring Manual,’ the first comprehensive guide to background checks, and ‘The Safe Hiring Audit.’ Rosen is a frequent speaker on the topic of background checks and his appearances have included numerous national conferences.

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) at the 2014 NSECVAC Conference

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) will be at the 2014 National Safe Environment Coordinators Victim Assistance Coordinators (NSECVAC) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee from May 4 to May 7, 2014. For more information about ESR, visit, call Toll Free 888.999.4474, or email [email protected].