Child Protective Services Specialist 1

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Child Protective Services Specialist 1 Opportunities


Receive reports of suspected child abuse and maltreatment via the Statewide Child Abuse and Maltreatment telephone hotline.

Screen calls for appropriateness, evaluate the information, and prepare and transmit reported cases to local social service districts.

Provide technical assistance to local district staff.

Screen applicants for childcare, daycare, and related positions in accordance with Social Service Law.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A human services degree will be defined as: Audiology, community mental health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, social work, speech/language pathology, therapeutic recreation, gerontology, human services, sociology, speech communication, counseling, education, and human development.

Examples of Non-Qualifying Experience include casework services not related to children and families; classroom teacher, tutor or Head Start worker, daycare provider or administrator of a daycare center, camp counselor or provider of recreational services, foster parent, transportation service worker, clerical duties, or provider of correctional services.

Background Investigation/Justice Center Review

Prospective appointees will be