Bshs 355 Personal Interview Research Paper

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Personal Interview Paper Zach Car BSHS/355 June 30, 2012 Maryann Sorrell Personal Interview Paper On June 11, 2014 interview was conducted with Sandy Reuter. Reuter works in the Department of Human Services as a social worker with Children’s Protection Services (CPS). Reuter states, “she has been working with CPS for ten years” (personal communication, June 11, 2014). In the CPS program, there are five different social workers; one is an on-going worker, an investigator, child delinquencies and long term waiver support. Reuter is the investigator, and any reports that come in, she investigates the report along with law enforcement, to determine if there is any action needed. In this paper, it will address Reuters’s typical day and some other activities and motivations as a CPS worker. What is a CPS Worker…show more content…
They provide “protective services for abused or neglected children and their families to protect children from harm” (County Department of Human Services, 2014). They offer “counseling for children who have been abused or neglected” (County Department of Human Services, 2014). A CPS “protects the health, safety, and welfare of children by providing education on the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect” (County Department of Human Services, 2014). A CPS worker must go by the guidelines of Chapter 48 of Wisconsin’s Statues to define abuse of a child (County Department of Human Services, 2014). There are four types of abuse that a CPS must
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