How many times have we considered which member of a team might be best suited for a particular task, or, put another way, what special talents or personality traits make one team member a better choice for a specific task? Professor Daniel Pollack, a professor at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work in New York City and Gilion Dumas, a practicing attorney in Oregon who focuses is on cases involving child sexual abuse discuss why it makes good sense to develop a team of specialist in the CPS office. Team members can work on developing relationships with others involved in the investigation. This will make future collaboration easier since there is no need to become acquainted -- the working relationship already exists.
The article was recently published in Policy and Practice. , D. & Dumas, G. (2016). Matching the right CPS investigator with the right investigation. Policy & Practice, 74(4), 36, 40. Download APHSA Matching the right CPS investigator with the right CPS investigation.
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