Children's Bureau Employee Reviews

3.8
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Nasty place.
Teaching Specialist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJuly 20, 2018
Not a good place to work. If you have no ambition and willing to be used and talked to like an animal, this is the place for you. Management hires their family members and put them in supervisory positions. The teenagers are hard to handle and will cuss you out in a second. You have to remember some of these kids come from homes where they have been neglected or abused and do not know how to communicate without yelling cussing or throwing things. They also come with BEDBUGS. RUN
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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Fraud Administration
Teaching Specialist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJune 22, 2018
The people in admin swear they care about their employees but they truly don’t. Staff have been attacked & spat on by the clients while admin is upstairs sipping cold lattes. They rarely come on the floor but when they do it’s because of drama. It’s all politics. Underpaid staff who tire themselves out due to all the behaviors & responsibilities loaded onto an already stressful day. I wouldn’t recommend anyone with a social life to work here due to all the trainings, meetings & workload.
Pros
Free food, awesome team players, free outings.
Cons
Everything outside the pros including the paycheck.
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Summer Internship
Team Member (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJune 17, 2018
I enjoyed it but it was a Summer Job obtaining landscape work with provided transportation. Did travel to multiple colleges and obtained experience in volunteer opportunities.
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Summerjob only 3 months
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This is not a good place to work for
Intake Specialist (Current Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJune 9, 2018
this place is not a good place to work for clients are violent and management sucks they do not train good and a lot of workload for the income, I would never recommend anyone to this place.
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Great company
Home-based Case Manager (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INMay 17, 2018
Great resource for adoptive and foster parents. Working with some of the bio-families can be challenging at times, going to court, home visit, reports
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Best Experience
Office Clerk (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAApril 30, 2018
Great work ethics, cheerful environment, a lot of projects to work on. Created flyers for programs, kept track of roasters, and input data into ISIS for Resource Center
Pros
Great Energy
Cons
None
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A meaningful job but really unorganized and stressful
Teaching Specialist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INApril 6, 2018
Overall the job is a meaningful position that needs to be filled by the community. The overall company has good intentions.

The hardest part of the job included the physical restraints. Communication is very unsatisfactory. One may be scheduled to work but then called off and this would happen unbeknownst to the employee on occasion. There isnt enough employees. The kids here need individualised learning.

The best part of the job included social interaction with kids. Co-workers were typically understanding of each other. There is free food sometimes. There is a satisfaction of making a difference.
Pros
Free meal, Co workers, Training
Cons
No breaks, lack of communication, unorganized
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Courage Center
Teaching Specialist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INApril 5, 2018
The clients that live there spent 90% of their time tin the building which cased a lot of behaviors. I learned how to control my emotions when the clients tried to get under my skin. For the most part 2nd shift worked well together. the hardest part was trying to keep that one client under control that liked to antagonize the other clients.
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productive
Teaching Specialist (Current Employee) –  Indianapolis, INMarch 19, 2018
some it can be good and at times is very stressful dealing frustrations. I learn that where ever you go always be patience wit your co- workers, and children.
Pros
free meals
Cons
no break
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Great Place to work
Group Facilitator (Current Employee) –  Anaheim, CAFebruary 27, 2018
Children's Bureau is a great place to work. They offer their employees as well as their clients the same level of respect and attention they deserve. I would happily refer any child or adult.
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Family-like business
MH Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Lancaster, CAFebruary 4, 2018
Very welcoming onboarding
Great management
Warm environment
Client Centered
This agency truly stands behind their mission
As a Supervisor the team is very supportive and receptive to feedback
Skilled Clinical Mgmt Team
Pros
Great Team
Cons
Limited incentive programs
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Fun Workplace
Intake Specialist (Current Employee) –  Lafayette, INJanuary 31, 2018
I love my job at the Children's Bureau; i just wish the pay was a little better. They are always willing to work with your schedule to give you time off that you need.
Pros
Pto, Holidays, Benefits
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Excellent service providers!
Office Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Lancaster, CA 93535January 20, 2018
Staff very welcoming. Cared about clients. Very focused on service being provided. Co-workers considerate of each other and worked together in peaceful way to provide best service to clients. Felt supported.
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4.0
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enjoyment about my job
Revenue Office Support Specialist (Current Employee) –  Lancaster, CAJanuary 13, 2018
I get to work independently, doing the job for the last 16 years I don't really get supervision since my work ethic has been proven. It's great to see the changes made within clients in our community.
Pros
I work independently
Cons
no room for advancement
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Highly Recommended
Case Manager (Current Employee) –  Anderson, INJanuary 8, 2018
A collaborative environment working to serve underprivileged children and families. Amazing leadership with the employees best interest at the forefront.
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inconstancy with client population
Johnson County Liaison (Current Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJanuary 5, 2018
This employer offered good benefits but had a very high turn over. It was difficult for employee to get acclimated to her clients because of high turn over one as never caught up and client base changed often.
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Good place to work
Therapist (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAJanuary 3, 2018
It was a good place to work, staff were friendly and helpful. It was very high paced and required lots of time management skills. I enjoyed working with my peers.
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Stressful
Home Based Case Manager (Former Employee) –  Connersville, INJanuary 2, 2018
Very stressful client load and a lot of time working with families that did not work with you to meet goals set for them by DCS. Upper management was not very understanding when it came time for you as an employee to request time off.
Pros
Not a lot of office time
Cons
Pay
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Great job for working with children and families
Youth Care Specialist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INJanuary 1, 2018
The management at this job is ever changing. They could never keep a manager and they were not consistent with their policies. Something was always changing.
Pros
Working with children
Cons
Management
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Social Worker
Adoption Promotion Support Services Case Manager (Former Employee) –  Baldwin Park, CADecember 27, 2017
Great job flexible. Great organized organization. Many opportunities for growth... It was a great place to work .People are friendly and willing to help.
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