Careers in Protective Services, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642650536
  • ISBN-13: 9781642650532
  • DDC: 361.023
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released June 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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People who work in protective services may work with children, the elderly, disabled individuals, or animals. They may find work as part of security teams in the community or on school campuses; law enforcement and the judicial system; and health and human services organizations. Protective service workers may deal with criminals, victims, or survivors. There are a wide range of career possibilities for those wanting to work in protective services, including: Victim Advocate; Campus Security; Social Worker; Animal Control; Foster Care; Elder Care; and Immigration Officer. This title provides detailed information and need-to-know information on various careers in protective services. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, Networking Contacts, Areas with the Highest Employment Levels, and Conversations with Real Professionals.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction to Careers in Protective Services.
1: Agricultural and Food Scientists.
2: Computer and Information Research Scientists.
3: Conservation Scientists and Foresters.
4: Construction and Building Inspectors.
5: Correctional Officers and Bailiffs.
6: Emergency Management Directors.
7: EMTs and Paramedics.
8: Environmental Scientists and Specialists.
9: Epidemiologists.
10: Fire Inspectors.
11: Firefighters.
12: Fishing and Hunting Workers.
13: Forensic Science Technicians.
14: Health and Safety Engineers.
15: Health Educators and Community Health Workers.
16: Homeland Security.
17: Information Security Analysts.
18: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians.
19: Police and Detectives.
20: Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers.
21: Private Detectives and Investigators.
22: Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists.
23: Registered Nurses.
24: Rehabilitation Counselors.
25: Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers.
26: Social and Community Service Managers.
27: Social Workers.
28: Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.
29: Appendix A: Holland Code.
Appendix B: General Bibliography.
Appendix C: Organizations & Web Resources.