Child Protective Services Investigator Resume Samples

A Child Protective Services Investigator works for social services groups, police, hospitals and undertakes the crucial task of investigating and verifying complaints pertaining to child abuse. While exact duties vary based on the caseload, certain duties are common and are listed on the Child Protective Services Investigator Resume as follows – investigating cases of child abuse, neglect and alleged abuse; taking preventive measures and provide safety to the child; interviewing parents and neighbors; conducting child welfare services, and drafting reports.

Summary of skills commonly seen on resume includes – a thorough knowledge of child protection, laws, and policies; superior investigative and observatory skills; experience in conducting and monitoring child welfare services; deep knowledge of various investigating techniques; and strong communication skills. Most of the resumes display a bachelor’s degree in social work, human resources or psychology.

Child Protective Services Investigator Resume example

Child Protective Services Investigator Resume

Summary : Investigate alleged abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment of children to determine if abusive or unsafe conditions exist and take appropriate action to ensure the safety of children within state mandated timeframes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Clerical, Risk Management, Mental Health.

Description :

    1. Investigated reports of child abuse/neglect/dependency Made home visits to assess allegations Made school visits to interview children Worked closely .
    2. Involved crisis intervention and continuous supportive services to children and families in the course of delivering protective services mandated by state law.
    3. Directed toward neglected and abused children, as well as children at risk.
    4. Included providing direct services to the child and family in an attempt to protect the child from further neglect or abuse.
    5. Included a process of responding to families in crisis, gathering factual information, and assessing the degree of danger to the child.
    6. Possessed extensive knowledge of the attachment, separation, and reattachment process.
    7. Demonstrated the ability to utilize community and area resources, to include initiating and attending conferences and meetings with local and area disciplines in order to appropriately and effectively serve emotionally and physically damaged children who entered the system.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Work


Sr. Child Protective Services Investigator Resume

Summary : Experience working with the community and people with disabilities. Great knowledge of resources and matching resources to the consumer. A team player but also able to work independently when necessary.

Skills : Bilingual, TFCBT, ACRA.

Description :

  • Ascertained validity of reports of child abuse and neglect applying to Mecklenburg County law and policy by conducting comprehensive in home .
  • Provided referrals for mental health services and additional services to families in need.
  • Responsible for preliminary investigative procedures, following a referral to centralized intake.
  • Assisted with direct services that families may lack knowledge of relating to how to appropriately care for children.
  • Assessed short-term and long-term safety needs of families identified for family preservation services for the main purpose of family reunification.
  • Confirmed or denied the reports based on the regulations set forth by the state.
  • Investigated reports of child abuse that was reported to our agency.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Criminal Psychology


Jr. Child Protective Services Investigator Resume

Objective : Experience in a people-based work environment in order to improve skills when working with and for others in need.

Skills : Great Communication , Good Computer , Team oriented.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented In-Home and Out-of-Home immediate goals and action steps to assist family with addressing and minimizing identified dangers,.
    2. Increased foster parent recruitment by utilizing membership in the Foster Parent Recruitment Team to collaborate with Washington County in .
    3. Coordinated with law enforcement on joint child abuse investigations.
    4. Worked in a unit with five fellow investigators under a supervisor.
    5. Coordinated with different local, state, and federal agencies in order to ensure safety of children and provide services to families.
    6. Represented the Department during court adversary hearings to assume conservatorship of children in need of immediate protection.
    7. Responsible for a classroom of up to 18 children for the school day.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Child Protective Services Investigator III Resume

Objective : To worker with families and children who are in need of assistance for social services.

Skills : Qualified Professional, Community Outreach, Microsoft, Human Services.

Description :

    1. Provide short term services for families for the purpose of strengthening their functioning in order to prevent removal of a child or to reunite already divided families.
    2. Developed an appropriate service plan and/or treatment plan with family by assessing family dynamics and strengths.
    3. Serviced as an advocate, or liaison, for those families who have difficulty obtaining other services within DSS as well as other agencies.
    4. Responsible for competing investigations on in-coming referrals and determine the safety of the minor children involved.
    5. Worked with the various resources to determine the best services for families in need.
    6. Worked with families to determine their strengths and work with the issues that initiated agency involvement Complete all state required data entry and .
    7. Investigated child abuse cases through working with a multidisciplinary team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Child Protective Services Investigator II Resume

Objective :

Implement and inform clients of available social service programs to assist them with their needs.
Conduct follow-up visits to ensure the safety of children is being maintained and support programs are in place. Testify in court to accurately relate the circumstances of cases investigated.Able to interpret, apply, and ensure adherence to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Skills : Forensic Interview Training.

Description :

    1. Recommend and refer families to services and/or community resources Highly experienced in risk assessment Filing of dependency petitions and related .
    2. Completed the intake process for allegations of child abuse or neglect -Investigated the allegation within 30 days; staffed cases with treatment team .
    3. Evaluated family members, identified resource requirements, and prepared needs assessments for diverse clientele.
    4. Investigated reports of child abuse and neglect to assess safety of the home.
    5. Determined level of risk to children by gathering information via telephone, written reports, and face-to-face contact with clients and community in accordance with established procedures.
    6. Prevented disruption of placement by providing advocacy, parenting education, direct in home support services and referrals to appropriate services and agencies.
    7. Attended and testified in court hearings as required, recommending extension, transfer, or return of custody and parental rights as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Child Protective Services Investigator I Resume

Headline : Over seven years of experience in providing effective, gallant, and compassionate social services. Demonstrated expertise in coordinating and directing community social services programs. Certified as a Forensic Interviewer with strong inter-departmental investigative experience. Able to interpret, apply, and ensure adherence to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Skills : Forensic Interview Training.

Description :

    1. Worked joint investigations with law enforcement.
    2. Removed barriers to receiving resources and advocated for childs' needs.
    3. Investigated reports of child abuse and neglect to assess safety of the home.
    4. Determined level of risk to children by gathering information via telephone, written reports, and face-to-face contact with clients and community in accordance with established procedures.
    5. Prevented disruption of placement by providing advocacy, parenting education, direct in home support services and referrals to appropriate services and agencies.
    6. Attended and testified in court hearings as required, recommending extension, transfer, or return of custody and parental rights as appropriate.
    7. Worked joint investigations with law enforcement.
    8. Removed barriers to receiving resources and advocated for childs' needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Assistant Child Protective Services Investigator Resume

Summary : To acquire a position that utilizes and challenges knowledge and skills developed from various work experiences and educational background. Offer extensive hands-on experience drawing from military and civilian sector experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Accounts Payable.

Description :

  • Investigated reported Child abuse/Neglect Prepare written and oral testimony for court appearances Maintain current documentation on caseloads Provide .
  • Built and coordinated service plans and programs for clients in accordance with State of Michigan policy Developed plans and found resources to .
  • Consisted of interviewing and gathering information to decipher if abuse or neglect has occurred in a family and developing a plan, if needed.
  • Able to collect, organize, and evaluate information and develop logical conclusions.
  • Able to interview children and adults to determine the validity of allegations.
  • Assisted to help maintain the safety and wellbeing of the children and families.
  • Assessed family strengths in order to develop appropriate goals for the family in order to prevent future maltreatment of children.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science

Child Protective Services Investigator/ Specialist Resume

Objective : A compassionate and solutions-oriented Human Services Professional with a demonstrated track record of success working with diverse military and civilian client populations including children, adults, at-risk youth, and families in one-on-one and group settings. Effective motivator, communicator, and advocate with inherent ability to establish rapport and develop trust quickly, relate to individuals on all levels, manage all types of personalities, diffuse stressful situations, and proactively resolve issues.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel.

Description :

    1. Interviewed victims, complainants, family members, doctors and nurses.
    2. Determined degree of intervention necessary for the child.
    3. Performed on the spot drug tests with the parents and/or family members.
    4. Determined if a child could safely remain with his/her family.
    5. Determined whether there was risk for future abuse or neglect of victims.
    6. Responsible for assessing the needs of children and their families.
    7. Promoted and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Child Protective Services Investigator/ Analyst Resume

Objective : Decorated, eight-year military career includes multifaceted service fulfilling a wide range of career counseling, training, office and program management, as well as support roles. Army service distinguished by promotions, commendations, and multiple awards. Consistently commended for excellent presentation, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills; outstanding organization and attention to detail; strong proactive problem solving and crisis management.

Skills : Fluent in MicroSoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Knowledge in operation of various forklifts.

Description :

    1. Evaluated home environment for indications of abuse/neglect and procured pertinent information from childcare providers, teachers, coaches and other sources.
    2. Determined whether actions to remove an alleged victim from their current environment, was warranted to reduce an immediate threat to their safety and well-being.
    3. Participated in judicial processes to seek emergency protective orders.
    4. Orchestrated child/children in substitute care; referred families for immediate crisis intervention therapy and/or other community resources.
    5. Collected, documented, catalogue and analyzed evidence.
    6. Entered contact documentation information and narratives into the Information Management Protecting Adults and Children System.
    7. Served as a forensic interviewer with Tribal Detectives on scene as well as at Child Help in Phoenix Arizona.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Child Protective Services Investigator Resume

Headline : As a job seeker, goal is to obtain a position that will enable to use strong organizational skills, medical background and ability to work well in the community and find a new career to grow into.

Skills : Crisis Intervention Training 2012-2013, Attorney General Sexual Assault Response Training 2015.

Description :

    1. Received referrals and cases of suspected child abuse and neglect.
    2. Determined the urgency and appropriateness of reported allegations.
    3. Investigated child abuse and neglect situations and exercise independent emergency removal authority.
    4. Participated in planning and evaluating programs designed to address child abuse and neglect programs.
    5. Provided direct services to military families such as counseling or contracts for appropriate service delivery as needed.
    6. Collaborated and accompany Fleet and Family Services in their family advocacy department.
    7. Organized confidential information of clients; prepare and submit case files.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Sociology