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Caseworker

Also sometimes referred to as "Adoption Worker" or "Adoption Caseworker" or "Social Worker." These are the individuals that prepare adoption home studies for prospective adoptive parents, assist prospective adoptive parents in obtaining their pre-adoption certification, where required, assist in provide post-placement supervision of adoptive families, once they have received their child, and counsel with adoptive families to help them adapt the changes that they undergo in their lives as the result of adoption. Some state require caseworkers to be certified, and may require certain educational credentials. The wide variety of services that are provided by adoption caseworkers are essential elements in every successful adoption.

Question: Caseworker? hi all im due to start a caseworker (legal) role soon and would like to know a bit more about what they do? Obviously i have had an interview etc but it was months ago and it would be nice to hear from somebody with a bit of experience in a similar role. whats it like? cheers x

Answer: I am not a case worker however, I have had to deal with caseworkers before. Most people like a case worker who listons to their cliants and doesnot try to act as though they know better about a cliants needs then the cliend does.

 


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Colorado child caseworkers feel vindicated by caseload study

The Denver Post
Caseworker reaction to the study was basically, "No, duh!" said Renee Rivera, executive director of the Colorado chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. "Finally, a hard, cold, scientific study that's backing up what those in the field ...
 

San Angelo Standard Times

ChildNet caseworker, 3 others charged in autistic girl's death
Local 10
 

Police: Caseworker punched, bruised in office by Reading man

WFMZ Allentown
A Services Access and Management (SAM) caseworker was assaulted by a client Thursday in Reading. Police found the victim, a female employee of the human services organization, crying and shaking at around noon inside the SAM building in the unit ...
 

News 13 Orlando

Police say caseworker lied before child died
MiamiHerald.com
 

Local 10

DCF caseworker, 3 others charged in 12-year-old girl's death
Local 10
 

9NEWS.com

Colorado needs 574 more child-welfare caseworkers, study finds
The Denver Post
 

Case worker investigated for leaving foster child in car

WPTV
Right now, the Department of Children and Families and Delray Beach Police Department are investigating Bryce's case worker. She is accused of knowingly leaving Bryce in a car unattended for 15 to 20 minutes while on a visit to the child's mother at a ...
 

Adding caseworkers may be temporary fix

The Denver Post
Reggie Bicha, executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services announces changes to Colorado's child welfare system in February 2013. A new study suggests nearly 700 new caseworkers and supervisors are needed to staff the system.
 

WKMG Orlando

Caseworker arrested in Rachel Fryer case on unpaid leave, attorney says
WKMG Orlando
 

Caseworker Arrested After Child Dies

Health News Florida
The state caseworker who visited the home of 2-year-old Tariji Gordon the morning she died has been arrested, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Jonathan Irizarry, a child welfare worker for a non-profit contractor for the Florida Department of Children and ...