Social Worker – Child Protective Services (CPS)

Application Deadline: 2024-07-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Calling all Social Workers!

Are you passionate about serving your community and eager to grow in a supportive environment? Join La Crosse County and take the next step in your career in an entry level Social Work position in the Human Services Department under the Family & Children’s Section.

The majority of the work in Child Protective Services (CPS) is centered around building relationships with parents/caregivers, who may struggle with personal issues such as mental health and/or substance abuse, and who are often involuntarily involved with CPS. Through these relationships the social worker will work to identify the root causes of the behaviors or conditions within the family that are creating the safety concern for the child(ren) and develop a treatment plan around the needs of the family. This position provides case management, services, and support to parents and/or caregivers so as to assist them in being able to demonstrate whether or not they are able to safely parent and meet the needs of their child(ren). This position also provides court related services in accordance with the Children’s Code (Chapter 48) as it pertains to children in need of protection or services.

Embrace a full-time position with a work schedule that allows for work-life balance. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment and offer the opportunity to become part of an organization that values all team members and respects diversity.

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