Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, CPS INV Trainee Spec I, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11478

Mon, June 6, 2016

Job Description: 
The position, under the direction of an investigation supervisor, investigates allegations of child abuse or neglect investigations. Work involves making determinations of appropriate actions necessary to resolve stressful and sometimes crisis situation in families which can be related to child abuse or neglect. The position interacts routinely with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services employees, families, community partners, and the general public. To view a realistic online video about Child Protective Services Workers and clients please click here. You will also have access to a self-assessment that will help you determine if this type of work is something that is a good fit for you. 
Successful completion of any associated on-line assessment. 

Child Protective Services Specialist I: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. 

Child Protective Services Specialist II: Employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist I for 9 months AND have received Child Protective Services Specialist Certification OR currently employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist II in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services OR previously employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist II in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. 

Child Protective Services Specialist III: Employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist II for 9 months AND have received Advanced Child Protective Services Specialist Certification OR currently employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist III in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services OR previously employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist III in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. 

Child Protective Services Specialist IV: Employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist III for 24 months AND have received Senior Advanced Child Protective Services Specialist Certification OR currently employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist IV in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services OR previously employed as a Child Protective Services Specialist IV in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
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