Child Protection Specialist Supervisor (00472)
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- Provides assistance to the Child Protection Specialist when a team method is necessary to achieve positive outcomes for families and children by attending Family-Group Decision Making meetings, Permanency Team Staffing's, Multi-Disciplinary Teams, and others.
- Knowledge of the laws and rules pertaining to child protection services such as child safety, permanency and well-being; Indian Child Welfare Act. Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, psychology, or directly related degree.
- We maximize individual and organizational potential by supporting the agency's most valuable resource - OUR PEOPLE. The Child and Family Services Division (CFSD) provides family-centered services within a trauma-informed system to assure safety, permanency, and well-being for children who are at risk of or have been subjected to child maltreatment.
- Physical and Environmental Demands: The work of a Child Protection Specialist Supervisor is extremely challenging and requires the ability to model and teach employees how to successfully engage and work with parents and families who may be angry and/or violent.
- Hires, guides, perform performance appraisals, and disciplines Child Protection Specialist Staff.
- The Department of Public Health and Human Services is the largest executive branch department in Montana State Government with over 3,200 employees.
- Four years of child protection work experience or other directly related work experience working with children and families in difficult and sometimes volatile situations.
- Mediate, intervene, and resolve conflict between Child Protection Specialists and families or providers.
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