DCFS accepting Criminal Justice degrees in Child Protection Specialist applications

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SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has announced that Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration, and Law Enforcement degrees will now be accepted when applying for Child Protection Specialist positions within the department.

Officials say individuals with those degrees are encouraged to apply for one of several positions available throughout the state.  IDCFS Director George Sheldon says the department is now "encouraging those with Criminal Justice Degrees to join us in our efforts to protect abused and neglected youth in our care."

For more information on careers with DCFS, call (217) 785-2586 or email DCFS.Employment@illinois.gov.

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