Essay on The Work Of An Intern

1686 Words Nov 1st, 2016 7 Pages
As an intern, I didn 't have this case on my own since my agency will not let us have our own case until later in the year. It is a CPS case that I assisted an investigative social worker with. I aided the social worker with some of the interviews. Thus, I also went with the social worker to pick up the children and their belongings so that they could go with their safety resource; which was their grandparents. When we went to the home we had to have law enforcement involved due to the mother’s boyfriend being a potential threat. Given that, this case was only in our section, for a short period. I find it hard to express on any of her case plan goals her and the foster care worker have created. As well as, what the court decided was best for the children after the petition was filed.
Ecosystems: Lori Dixon is a thirty-year-old Caucasian female who lives in Rockingham County, North Carolina. She has a four-year-old daughter and an eight-year-old son. The relationship and bond between the children and Lori is positive. Lori takes good care of them and doesn’t want to her actions to affect their future. Lori is currently unemployed, but has Medicaid and SNAP benefits for her children. Lori receives Medicaid insurance because of her children and if the children are removed, she will no longer qualify for it. Lori has a boyfriend of seven months and lives with him and her two children in a two-bedroom apartment. The apartment is spacious for their family; however, it is cluttered…

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