Adult Protection Specialist

State of Kansas
8915 Lenexa Drive
Overland Park, KS 66214
United States

Social Services
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Kansas Bureau of Investigation
From $38,000 To $40,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

The Kansas Department for Children and Families Services (DCF) is currently looking for an  Adult Protection Specialist to work in our Prevention and Protection Services division within the Kansas City Region. This position is based  in the Overland Park and/or Kansas City, KS Service Centers. This position exists as part of a service delivery team whose purpose is to provide intake/assessment and care planning services to vulnerable adults and their families. The goal is to provide timely and accurate assessments and interventions to adults which will ensure their safety, improve their functioning, and preserve their independence to extent possible.  The position will have primary responsibility in Johnson County and will provide county coverage as needed in the KC Region.


To apply: Must complete a State of Kansas job application, Personal Data form and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate.  For more information and to apply go to:  If you have questions you may contact the KC Region Recruiter at 913-826-7307 or email
Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements: Four-year degree in a Human Services or Behavioral Sciences field of study, or education determined relevant by the agency. Valid Driver’s License must be maintained throughout employment..

•Licensed Social Worker
•Master’s in Professional Counseling (Licensed Professional Counselor)
•Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
•Licensed Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) professional as determined relevant by the agency
•A minimum of 2-years of work experience in Children and Family Services.
State of Kansas
Shawna Mercer
8915 Lenexa Drive
Overland Park KS 66214
United States
State of Kansas Shawna  Mercer