Child Protective Services Initial Assessment Social Worker

Title: Child Protective Services Initial Assessment Social Worker

Organization – Eau Claire County

Salary Range – $26.00-$28.01 per hour

Date Application Closes – 11-24-2020

How to Apply –

Location – Eau Claire, WI

Job Description – Make a difference in the life of a child! Eau Claire County Department of Human Services has a Child Protective Services Initial Assessment Social Worker vacancy.

The key functions of this CPS position include:

•Conduct assessments of alleged child abuse and neglect, which includes interviews with all household members and conducting home visits to gather information about the presenting situation/alleged maltreatment, child functioning, adult functioning, disciplinary practices, general parenting practices and family functioning.

•Prepare family assessments and case plans.

•Manage and assure child safety through continuous assessment, oversight and adjustment of safety plans that are effective in assuring child safety and are the least intrusive to the family.

•Engage families in a case planning process that will identify services to address threats to child safety by enhancing parent protective capacities.

•Measure progress related to enhancing parent protective capacities and eliminating safety related issues.

•Collaborate with service providers to effectively work as a team.

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