Illinois Child Protective Service (CPS) Investigators Sought for Comparative Study

CPS investigators are invited to participate in a comparative study of CPS processes and decision-making in US and Korea.

Who is eligible?

CPS investigators currently employed by the State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and working in the Central Region.  Participants should have at least 2 years of CPS experience.

What will participants do?

Participants will be interviewed by a researcher at a location that is convenient for them.  During the interview, you will read three vignettes that describe typical child maltreatment reports and then the interviewer will ask you a series of questions about each case.  The interview will take about 30-45 minutes to complete.

What’s in it for me?

Participants who complete the interview will receive a $30 retail gift card to Wal-Mart.

Who’s conducting the study?

JinHee Hyun, Associate Professor, Daegu University, South Korea

Tamara Fuller, Director, Children and Family Research Center, University of Illinois

Find out more.

Contact Dr. Hyun at (217) 300-1346 or