Kellie A. O'Shea, Associate General Counsel of the leading employment screening firm, Creative Services, Inc. (CSI), will serve as a guest speaker at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Eastern Region Conference, May 1 – 3, 2016 in Boston, MA.
On Monday, May 2nd from 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., O’Shea will co-present “Don’t Become a Headline: Keep Your Campus Safe” with fellow presenter, Thomas W. Komola, Manager of the Security and Emergency Management Office at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The presentation will cover:
• How to implement a comprehensive and legally compliant background screening program
• The current state of the law regarding background checks, including credit checks, criminal background checks, and ban-the-box laws
• Recent court challenges to background check practices under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
• Proper use of fingerprints in background screenings
• Best practices for “protection of minors” programs
Kellie A. O’Shea, Esq., PHR works closely with clients and partners to develop and implement background screening programs and solutions in accordance with federal, state and local laws. She is involved in legislative and legal initiatives and helps to develop strategies and communication for compliance. O’Shea is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), holds an Advanced Certification in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and is a certified analyst in the Predictive Index® behavioral assessment suite. She is licensed to practice law in both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States Federal Court-District of Massachusetts, and is a member of the Massachusetts and Federal Bar Associations.
About Creative Services, Inc.
Creative Services, Inc. (CSI) is a full-service employment screening, background investigations and security consulting company. Established in 1976, CSI provides comprehensive screening solutions, drug and alcohol screenings, nuclear utility screenings for access authorization and fitness for duty, and security consulting to regulated and non-regulated industries. By combining advanced technologies with superior investigative, interviewing and analytical skills, CSI identifies areas of vulnerability and establishes customized strategies that mitigate risk, improve workplace safety and achieve regulatory compliance. A founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), CSI is at the forefront of the background screening and security industry. For more information, please visit www.creativeservices.com.