CHILD WELFARE SOCIAL WORKER - 40008645

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

Durham County Government Durham, NC

Company
Durham County Government
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
41b66173d4e9a4b11bc288cf64d7d90a
AJE Ref #
576197675
Location
Durham, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Social Services Child Protective Services provides family assessments, forensic investigations and/or case management for families with substantiated reports of suspected child neglect and abuse as defined in the General Statutes of North Carolina. Conducts comprehensive assessments of child safety, family strengths and needs, and family support systems. Prepares court summaries and participates in associated court proceedings. Ability to use best practice strategies and professional judgement in complex situations are essential. Must have knowledge of child welfare policies and practices (including but not limited to social work investigation, crisis intervention and family functioning and child development) and be able to integrate this knowledge and skill in judicial and other legal proceedings.