Child Protection Social Worker Resume Samples

A Child Protection Social Worker works for organizations that aim at protecting children and their rights. While the duties vary based on the type and requirements of the association, the following are certain core duties mentioned on the Child Protection Social Worker Resume – protecting children from abuse and other situations such as neglect and maltreatment; ensuring the social, physical and psychological, and emotional well-being of clients, making home visits to investigate allegations of abuse or neglect, providing assessments to determine if the guardian is fit for providing care, and placing children with foster care. Besides, these workers also undertake various administrative tasks.

As this job is stressful and demanding, the applicants for this post are expected to be physically and mentally strong and fit, they should be resilient and be able to handle a high level of stress and emotionally volatile. Superior communication skills and a passion to help children are crucial. To a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work or BSW is needed. Sometimes having undergraduate degrees in fields such as sociology or psychology is also useful.

 

Child Protection Social Worker Resume example

Child Protection Social Worker Resume

Summary : A dedicated Child Protection Social Worker credited with providing outstanding quality in counseling, treatment and overall individual care. Hard working resource with highly effective communication skills is seeking a role in an organization that values skilled individuals who are able to challenge and inspire patients.

Skills : Microsoft Word, English, Email, Data Entry, Case Management, Collections, Sales.

Description :

    1. Completed child protection follow up services and reports, supervision of out-of-home placements, and on-going family services.
    2. Promoted positive family interaction and a safe environment for families to live together.
    3. Followed DHS mandates, Minnesota statutes, and agency protocol for best social work case management practice to meet the goals of child safety, permanency, child well-being, family reunification, and family preservation.
    4. Completed all necessary forms including but not limited to: case plans, court reports, and recommendations, placement forms, CHIPS petition requests, etc.
    5. Coordinated with other agencies as needed (Law enforcement, County Attorney, community resources) and attend staff meetings and meetings as needed and directed by agency.
    6. Developed an initial service plan that outlines specific reasons duringplacement and the steps necessary for reunification of the child(ren) & family.
    7. Coordinated pre-placement review of requests for out-of-home placement (foster care, residential treatment, relatives, or group homes) and make appropriate recommendation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Child Protection Social Worker Resume

Headline : Responsible for Interviewing alleged victim and perpetrator of maltreatment, as well as other people who may have pertinent information, such as school personnel or medical professionals, and also Conducting investigations for daycare and foster care licensing purposes

Skills : Series 7, Series 66, Minnesota Life/Accident And Health, MLO License, SSIS, MNCSIS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, Public Speaking, Non-profit, Forensic Interviewing, On Base, Signs Of Safety, Interviewing.

Description :

    1. Worked as an on-going case manager with children and families needing child protection case management services.
    2. Completed referrals for chemical dependency assessments and psychological evaluations and parenting skills services.
    3. Coordinated services with adult mental health, children's mental health, and court services.
    4. Prepared petitions for the court as well as court reports regarding the families.
    5. Developed case plans and independent living skills case plans.
    6. Made home visits, both announced and unannounced.
    7. Utilized the SSIS (Social Service Information System) for case management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology


Child Protection Social Worker Resume

Objective : Seeking a Child Protection Social Worker position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Computer, And Case Management. Answering Phones And Multi-Tasking.

Description :

    1. Met with families to assess risk and protective factors to children in their home and communal surroundings.
    2. Assessed all strengths and difficulties within the family that impacted their functioning and capacity to meet basic needs.
    3. Provided short-term interventions to promote the health, safety, and wellbeing of the family.
    4. Wrote reports and gave testimony in court regarding risk and protective factors within the family.
    5. Reported, particularly those requested by the courts were completed in a timely fashion, as mandated by law.
    6. Worked as part of a multiagency team to identify needs within a family and developed care plans to meet those needs.
    7. Agencies consulted during this period included schools, healthcare providers, mental health or substance abuse workers, and any other community agency or person working with the family.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Social Work

Child Protection Social Worker Resume

Objective : Child Protection Social Worker with 5 years of experience in Managing active caseload; providing counseling, advocacy, and service coordination for on-going case management to achieve service plan objectives, Functioning as lead on teams, and provide direction and consultation to agency staff and service providers.

Skills : MANDT trained, Multitasking, Managing SKills.

Description :

    1. Made home visits to determine the needs of individuals and families for services.
    2. Counseled families and individuals.
    3. Cooperated with local law enforcement and correction agencies in child abuse and neglect cases.
    4. Investigated complaints of abuse and neglect.
    5. Interpreted child protective services and child welfare laws pertaining to dependency and neglect.
    6. Maintained case records that meet federal, state, and local guidelines.
    7. Made child care institutional and foster home placements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology

Child Protection Social Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain a Child Protection Social Worker position that will utilize professional training, education, organizational and interpersonal skills that will support personal and career growth.

Skills : CPR/First Aid Trained, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided preventative services to the dependent and neglected child.
    2. Worked with families to identify, engage and strengthen their informal systems of support to help build safety for their children.
    3. Interviewed clients to assess their service needs in order to coordinate comprehensive care and case management, including formulating specific recommendations relating to internal and external resource utilization, service outcomes, licensing applications, and scheduled evaluations.
    4. Provided intake services as assigned, obtaining information to facilitate the identification of client service needs. 
    5. Responded to inquiries and requests for services, initiate screening to determine the need for immediate action, and provide resource information to the public. 
    6. Assessed problems and determining
    7. Conducted investigations in response to reports of neglect or abuse.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          B.A. In Psychology

          Child Protection Social Worker Resume

          Objective : Highly skilled, empathic Child Protection Social Worker professional seeking a career within the domain of counseling psychology. Strong educational background working with diverse populations; advanced understanding of client's needs with diligent attention to detail resulting in a high level of care and treatment.

          Skills : Legal, Child Protection, Communication Skills.

          Description :

            1. Directed case management to clients substantiated for child abuse or neglect.
            2. Created case plans to lead clients toward self-sufficiency.
            3. Worked with the legal system to ensure the safety of children in need of protection.
            4. Made recommendations to the court regarding the placement of children.
            5. A linked client with appropriate community resources and referrals to community agencies that are needed.
            6. Able to gain the trust of the child and keep the trust of the child to continue the helping relationship.
            7. Able to make the parents feel comfortable sharing difficult information after establishing boundaries between the social worker and parent.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          BS

          Child Protection Social Worker Resume

          Objective : Highly qualified Child Protection Social Worker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

          Skills : Recruiting Skills, Consultant, Communication Skills.

          Description :

            1. Performed a variety of highly skilled casework services for children and youth.
            2. Maintained medical, physical, social, and psychological histories.
            3. Counseled families, children, and youth both individually and in groups.
            4. Investigated, evaluated, and made recommendations for Juvenile Court on all petitions alleging neglect or abuse of children.
            5. Recruited and selected foster and adoptive homes for placement of children.
            6. Consulted with psychologists, psychiatrists, and other staff to develop and administer treatment plans.
            7. Consulted with community groups to determine appropriate referrals and develop community resources.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Masters In Social Work

          Child Protection Social Worker Resume

          Objective : Seeking a Child Protection Social Worker profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

          Skills : Social Work, Computer Skills, Assessment, Report Writing, Skill Building, Addictions, Community Resources.

          Description :

            1. CA Provided case management for children and families.
            2. Responsible to place children in Foster homes after hours.
            3. Provided therapeutic services such as parenting skills and anger management and support to parents once children were taken into foster care.
            4. Provided children in care with mental health diagnosis therapeutic service and support to assist them to cope with issues separation from their parents and often from siblings, anger issues, elimination disorders, and conduct disorders.
            5. Provided children skills for Activities of Daily Living to include personal hygiene, maintaining a healthy living environment.
            6. Provided therapeutic services and support to parents to complete court-ordered tasks to regain their children.
            7. Responsible to write and submit documentation to the courts regarding the child's placement to include any suggestions for tasks to be completed by parents to include anger management, parenting skills training, therapy, and finding gainful employment.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MSW

          Child Protection Social Worker Resume

          Objective : Hardworking, organized, Child Protection Social Worker professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Windows OS, Crisis Intervention, Teamwork, Written Communication, Public Speaking, Interviewing, Mac OS X.

          Description :

            1. Immediately responded to allegations of child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect; and conduct child protection investigations through interviews with children and their families, home visits, and collateral contacts.
            2. Worked with a multi-disciplinary team of providers, including police, District Attorney's office, school personnel, Child Advocacy Center staff, and medical providers to gather information and complete the investigative process.
            3. Provided direct counseling to families regarding child protection issues, domestic violence, alcohol and other substance abuse issues, and mental health issues.
            4. Stayed knowledgeable of available community resources and make appropriate referrals for services.
            5. Prepared court petitions and documentation and provide written and oral testimony for court proceedings.
            6. Developed, implemented, and monitored case plans and progress; maintain case records, including case notes, assessments, and safety plans.
            7. Maintained case records in compliance with state and agency policies.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology

          Child Protection Social Worker Resume

          Objective : The navigating agency, state, and federal computer systems to complete required documentation related to client activity to ensure the accurate and timely recording, retention, and retrieval of case files, Making recommendations to utilize budgeted crisis, waiver, and other funding sources appropriately.

          Skills : Consultant SKills, Multitasking, Customer Service.

          Description :

            1. Assessed the level of risk to children by conducting face-to-face interviews with the alleged child victims and their caretakers.
            2. Collaborated with law enforcement when children are physically removed from caretakers when the child is found by the courts to be at risk in the home Testify in court as to the level of risk to children placed in the agency's legal custody.
            3. Served as the case manager for children in foster care to ensure that the children are placed in permanent stable families within a short time frame.
            4. Made contact with families with allegations of abuse, neglect, and maltreatment, explained HIPPA privacy and security rules, rights and responsibilities to children and family members, performed on-call duties, reported indication of abuse, neglect, and abandonment to Florida Abuse Hotline.
            5. Responded to Hotline reports and determines the immediate risk to child, conduct child safety assessments, open, maintain and close files related to families being served, made presentations to refer clients to outside companies for services.
            6. Performed removal of children and arrange for emergency placement for children at risk, schedule and gather information for case staffing, provide State assisted services to families.
            7. Provided case management services for children and families on caseload to strengthen child safety, permanency and well-being.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Masters Of Social Work