Working with Children Careers--Child Protection

mother and childmaking muscle wearing Captain America shirts Can a Psychology degree lead to a career in Child Protection?

You can definitely use your Psychology degree to secure a job in Child Protection. Workers in this field protect children who are at risk of abuse or neglect or have been abused or neglected. Child Priection workers focus on child safety and parental support in order to strengthen families. In addition, Child Protection Workers provide placement services for these children, and (if licensed) may provide some counseling.  These workers also develop plans to help keep a child safe as well as investigate cases of abuse and neglect. To be a Child Protection worker you really need to be able to deal with stress, understand the situation a child may be in (i.e., empathize), and communicate well.

Salary Information lists the average yearly income for a Child Protection Worker at $42,000.

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Click on the links below to read about other Child care and Research careers that only require a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology degree:

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Click on the links below to read about other Child care and Research careers that require a graduate degree:

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Working with Children--Careers that Require a Master's Degree in Psychology

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