CHILD WELFARE SOCIAL WORKER - 40008645
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016
Durham County Government
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.