Child Protective Investigator

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Wynell Woehler

wynell.woehler@gmail.com | (522) 073-4231 | 1234 Main Street,

Summary


I have over three years' experience as a Child Protective Investigator. In this role, I have conducted in-depth interviews with children who may have been victims of abuse or neglect. I have also interviewed their parents and other adults involved in their care. I have documented my findings and recommendations in reports that are used by child welfare workers to make decisions about the best interests of the child.

Experience


Child Protective Investigator at Child Protective Services, CAMar 2022 - Present

  • Investigated and assessed over 100 cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Successfully advocated for 10 children to be placed in safe homes.
  • Worked tirelessly with families to create safety plans that prevented future harm to children.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement on 4 successful criminal prosecutions of child abusers.
  • Trained new investigators on best practices for conducting interviews, writing reports, and testifying in court.

Child Protective Investigator Trainee at Department of Social Services, CAAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed 12 weeks of intensive training on child protective investigations.
  • Conducted 10 practice interviews with children and families.
  • Observed 20 family visits in order to learn appropriate engagement techniques.
  • Successfully advocated for 4 cases to be opened by Child Protective Services.
  • Worked collaboratively with 15 different agencies in order to provide resources for families.
  • Attended 8 court hearings related to abuse and neglect cases.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Social Work at University of California, BerkeleyAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to communicate with people from different backgrounds, how to conduct research, and how to work with people to effect change in their lives.

Skills


  • Child Protective Services
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Family Violence
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Report Writing

Kirstein Willman

kirstein.willman@gmail.com | (961) 545-1615 | Laramie, WY

Summary


I have over three years of experience as a Child Protective Investigator. In this role, I was responsible for investigating reports of abuse and neglect involving children. I also provided support to families in need and made recommendations to the court regarding custody and placement of children. Additionally, I collaborated with law enforcement and other child welfare professionals to ensure that the best interests of the child were always met.

Experience


Child Protective Investigator at Department of Family Services, WYMay 2022 - Present

  • Investigated over 500 cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Successfully removed children from abusive homes in over 200 cases.
  • Placed children in foster care or with other family members in over 300 cases.
  • Worked with law enforcement to prosecute abusers in 100+ cases.
  • Trained new investigators on best practices for investigating child abuse.

Child Protective Investigator Trainee at Child Protective Services, WYAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed training and became a certified Child Protective Investigator Trainee.
  • Conducted intake interviews for families referred to the agency.
  • Assessed risk of harm to children in homes where abuse or neglect was alleged.
  • Determined if there was enough evidence to substantiate allegations of abuse or neglect.
  • Worked with other agencies, such as law enforcement and child welfare, on cases involving abused or neglected children.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Social Work at University of WyomingAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to communicate with people from different backgrounds, how to work with people to achieve goals, and how to understand and help people who are experiencing problems.

Skills


  • Child Protective Services
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Family Violence
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Report Writing