Child and family development related careers

Child and family development related careers

After researching the child and family development related careers below write two thorough and succinct paragraphs summarizing the job responsibilities and career outlook for each.  For this assignment, the Occupational Outlook Handbook ( may prove helpful. Once the 12 sets of paragraphs (a minimum of 24 paragraphs) are complete, compile them into a single APA formatted paper using the career titles as in-text headings.  End the paper with two to three paragraphs on which of the careers is most appealing and which is least appealing to you and explain why. This assignment is due in your Student Folder by 11:59 PM EST on Sunday of Week 2.  As with other written assignments, all work must be in compliance with university academic standards and formatting rules of the American Psychological Association (APA) – 6th Edition.

  1. Child Life Specialist

  2. Early Childhood Intervention

  3. Adult Protective Services

  4. Court Appointed Special Service

  5. Head Start Administrator/Teacher

  6. Forensic Interviewer

  7. Children’s Protective Services

  8. Pregnancy Centers

  9. Adoption Agencies

  10. Foster Care

  11. Women’s Shelters

  12. Children’s Camps

These must be submitted in the order listed above


All twelve careers are researched and each has at least two thorough and succinct paragraphs, explaining the career. Critical thinking has been used to describe the career opportunities.


Conclusion: Two to three paragraphs used to describe the most/least appealing to you personally and your reasons given.

most appealing: Court Appointed Special Service,  Children’s Protective Services

 least appealing: Adult Protective Services , Adoption Agencies

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