The role of a child protection professional requires putting the welfare of children first in work environments that are often stressful. As a result, there is the potential for burnout to occur. This key point is important because burnout can lead to health related challenges such as coronary disease, circulatory issues, and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. The next key point addressed the strength-based approach which is important because it helps families focus on positive attributes the family can utilize to work toward their goals and rebuild family ties.
Child Protection Interview Questions
1. When working with victims of abuse (physical/sexual), what are some of the red flag indicators you look for in the child?
2. In your experience as a worker, how do you deal with a parent that does not believe that their child has been abused even in the face of irrefutable evidence?
3. What factors indicate a child needs to be removed from a home, and what criteria has to be met before or if the child is returned?
4. When you receive an allegation of suspected child abuse; what is the time frame to respond to the …show more content…
Charlie looks at the child’s body language as well as emotional and physical signs of abuse. When a parent does not believe reports of child abuse, counseling is offered. A child will be removed from a home if the abuser is still residing in the home or if the child is in imminent danger. Most cases receive a 24-72-hour response; however, the most severe cases are handled immediately. For Charlie, the most difficult part of the judicial process is backing up allegations, finding credible witnesses, and having accurate documentation prepared for court