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Child Protective Services Specialist 1

NYS Office of Children and Family Services
Albany, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or higher in a human services field;*

Or 2. An associate’s degree in a human services field* AND two years of experience where your primary responsibility (at least 50% of your official duties) was in the direct provision of child protective services. This experience MUST include investigating reports of suspected child abuse and maltreatment or conducting a differential response (FAR-Family Assessment Response); conducting an assessment to determine that the children named in the report are safe; determining if there is credible evidence that the children have been abused or maltreated; and analyzing information to determine the case findings, if the family needs services, and if other actions are warranted, such as court intervention;

Or 3. Four years of experience where your primary responsibility (at least 50% of your official duties) was in the direct provision of child protective services. This experience MUST include investigating reports of suspected child abuse and maltreatment or conducting a differential response (FAR-Family Assessment Response); conducting an assessment to determine that the children named in the report are safe; determining if there is credible evidence that the children have been abused or maltreated; and analyzing information to determine the case findings, if the family needs services, and if other actions are warranted, such as court intervention.

*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.

Duties

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.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

 

 

 

NYS Office of Children and Family Services

Address

80 Broadway

Albany, NY
USA

Industry

Government