Child Protective Specialist Resume Samples

A Child Protective Specialist provides social services, counseling, assessment and case management to children and family members. The most routine tasks related to the post are included in the Child Protective Specialist Resume as follows – visiting homes and other residential facilities, investigating the living condition of the child, protecting youngsters, referring parents and guardians to community resources; fostering parents on childcare plans; evaluating the homes and resources of potential adoptive parents or foster parents; and determining the suitability for placing the child in their custody.

Those seeking this post should highlight the following on the resume – good understanding of applying psychological principles, theories and research pertaining to child development; and skillful in advocating children. To make a career in this line a bachelor’s degree in applied psychology program is required.

Child Protective Specialist Resume example

Child Protective Specialist Resume

Summary : Motivated seasoned professional with strong skills looking to utilize acquired professional skills for opportunities for professional growth and development. Possess outstanding communication and organization skills with the capacity to quickly adapt to new and evolving environments. 

Skills : Audit & analysis of agencies/corporations to ensure.

Description :

    1. Completed field visits to investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect.
    2. Assessed the risk of future abuse or neglect of children in the household.
    3. Removed children into protective custody or foster care, when appropriate.
    4. Entered and maintained accurate and timely computerized records of all case information.
    5. Assisted families navigate government agencies and access entitlement benefits.
    6. Coordinated with family members, staff, and services provided to evaluate safety and identify interventions that can reduce risks for children.
    7. Assessed if children's basic needs; food, clothing, shelter, education, and medical attention are being met, as well as their emotional well-being.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors


Sr. Child Protective Specialist Resume

Summary : Mission of the Office of Children's is safe children, safe families, by ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of children by strengthening families, engaging communities, and partnering with tribes.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Knowledge of Connections and Promis software.

Description :

    1. Responsible for treating child abuse and neglect and spouse abuse cases.
    2. Discussed behavior responsibility, motivation and attitudes in achieving redirected behavior.
    3. Took a fundamental role in coordinating services with the interdisciplinary team and community agencies to ensure appropriate patient care.
    4. Established and presented prevention support services for the population.
    5. Provided ongoing case study along with advocacy services for the patient to cater to medically related social or emotional problems.
    6. Attended, presented and completed necessary documentation for case management team meetings.
    7. Maintained records, prepared reports for legal action.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Social Control


Jr. Child Protective Specialist Resume

Objective : Oversees the planning, assessment and monitoring of the Early Head Start Child Development program. Coordinates training, assessment, delivery and evaluation of the program as it relates to preparing children for success in school.

Skills : Computer: Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Research, Interpersonal, Communication, Organized, Type 45 Wpm.

Description :

    1. Engaged Families to understand challenges, barriers, or underlying factors that can identify the needs of the family and determine the level of intervention needed.
    2. Established volunteer organization Ki'Lea's Love (KL) that helped individuals with problems such as: personal and family adjustments, finances, employment, food, and clothing.
    3. Helped individuals to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self and coping mechanisms.
    4. Interpreted federal, state, and local laws and regulations as they apply to programs.
    5. Assisted in developing various program policies and procedures.
    6. Entered and maintained accurate and timely computerized records of all case information.
    7. Performed short- and long-range planning and adjusts systems and resources to match current program strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work

Child Protective Specialist III Resume

Objective : Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills. Listen attentively, communicate persuasively and follow through diligently. Strong planner and problem solver who readily adapts to change, works independently and exceeds expectations. Able to juggle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality. A self-starter able to work independently or as a valued team member with strong leadership skills and fosters strong relationships both internally and externally.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Visio, Type 56 Wpm.

Description :

    1. Initiated investigations/safety interventions in response to allegations of abuse and/or maltreatment within 24 hours of receipt of a report.
    2. Made home visits within 48 hours and within 24 hours when immediate danger is suspected.
    3. Interviewed and assess all children within 48 hours and within 24 hours when immediate danger is suspected.
    4. Interviewed parents/caretaker, alleged subjects, and household members.
    5. Completed the Safety Assessment within 7 days.
    6. Completed the Family Assessment Service Plan (FASP).
    7. Approved written communication materials that are disseminated to the public.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Operational Inspection

Child Protective Specialist II Resume

Summary : Extensive experience in providing outstanding organizational compliance oversight, operational management expertise, and leadership abilities, as well as advanced problem solving skills. A unique skill set which includes proficiency in organizational turnaround, and a cohesive knowledge of developing and implementing training and technical assistance to agencies.

Skills : Word, Excel And Outlook, PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Initiated investigations and or safety interventions in response to allegations of abuse and neglect of at risk children.
    2. Performed home visits within 24 hours to thoroughly investigate and conduct child safety assessments in their environment.
    3. Maintained and documented case records.
    4. Performed administrative functions. Partner with multi-disciplinary teams.
    5. Identified and arranged services effectively to promote well being.
    6. Investigated allegations of child abuse and neglect Trained new employees Testified in court regarding cases Assessed homes and children for safety .
    7. Provided training presentations and education on Child Protective Services policies and programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Health Sciences

Child Protective Specialist I Resume

Headline : Over Nine plus years in the human services field as a case manager, caseworker, job coach, advocate, counselor and instructor, instrumental liaison with various state and government agencies when needed with duties such as, vocational, employment, and retention services, outstanding organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

Skills : Non-Profit, Human Services, Counseling, Job Developer, Supervision.

Description :

    1. Provided casework services to children and adolescents in care, and to their biological families and foster care families to determine and achieve.
    2. Interviewed individuals, family members and collateral contacts to assess child's safety.
    3. Coordinated a team of family members, staff and service providers to evaluate safety and identify interventions that can reduce risk for children.
    4. Maintained timely and comprehensive case history records and prepare court reports.
    5. Respond to allegations of child neglect and abuse Assess current safety and risks factors that effect the child Referred individuals to necessary .
    6. Responded to allegation/s of child neglect and/or abuse Assessed capabilities and problems to determine necessary services Collaborated with teachers.
    7. Assessed and reviewed child abuse,neglect cases Filed petitions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Human Services

Assistant Child Protective Specialist Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, dedicated, hardworking, and independent individual with excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills seeking employment within an agency where social work skills can be utilized and enhanced to promote growth while assisting individuals with improving their quality of life.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish. Mental Health Intakes And Therapy Conducted In Spanish.

Description :

    1. Ensured and evaluated child safety by conducting interviews with family members and broad range of contacts.
    2. Took charge of determining underlying conditions; expressing sympathy to victim and alleged suspect; as well as communicating with multiple agencies.
    3. Performed extensive evaluation on risk of future abuse or neglect of children in the household.
    4. Assessed safety and determine interventions that could reduce risks for children by maintaining coordination with a team of family members, staff, and service providers.
    5. Responsible for removing children from protective custody or foster care if necessary.
    6. Expertly handled numerous case loads, and input and maintain computerized records of all case information.
    7. Educated families on government agencies and entitlement benefits.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Child Protective Specialist Resume

Summary : Under general supervision, this position is responsible for performing complex on-going social work services to families of the Department of Human Services. Work involves performing specialized professional investigations and assessments for families, providing direct services through.

Skills : WPM 62, Customer Service, Mentoring, Programming, Event Planning, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Responded directly to reports of child abuse and/or neglect.
    2. Completed field visits to investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect.
    3. Interviewed family members and a broad range of contacts to assess child safety.
    4. Assessed the risk of future abuse or neglect of children in the household.
    5. Coordinated a team of family members, staff and service providers to evaluate safety and identify interventions that can reduce risks for children.
    6. Removed child(ren into protective custody or foster care,when appropriate.
    7. Entered and maintained accurate and timely computerized records of all case information.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Sociology

Assistant Child Protective Specialist I Resume

Summary : An analytical, organized human and social services professional with pending graduate degree in business management and extensive background in navigating clinical and administrative aspects of family/youth counseling, foster care, legal and city regulations, as well as program operations and quality assurance.

Skills : Customer Service, Sales.

Description :

    1. Assessed and informally investigated anonymous reports of suspected maltreatment and neglect of children, performing home, school and hospital visits with crisis intervention or emergency extraction in situations of imminent danger as necessary.
    2. Performed Court-ordered Investigations, made court appearances to present investigative findings, and submitted written reports to the court system outlining home visit findings.
    3. Evaluated situations by scheduling and conducting face-to-face contact field visits to applicants, clients and/or agencies following procedures governing notice, frequency, and confidentiality, in order to obtain information, meet agency mandates and determine needed services.
    4. Made referrals to outside agency offices by matching needs with services provided by agencies, consulting with client where appropriate, submitting necessary forms, summaries, etc.
    5. Counseled individuals, families, children, natural/adoptive parents by encouraging the free expression of feelings, needs, etc.
    6. Indicated resources and services, and helped to set goals, in order to strengthen parent/child/family interpersonal relationships.
    7. Formulated/revised client service plans by obtaining/analyzing personal and social data, conferring with healthcare and other relevant professionals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Hospitality

Assistant Child Protective Specialist I Resume

Summary : Compassionate, dynamic, and process-oriented specialist with a powerful ability to remain calm in moments of crisis. An open-minded professional who possesses the strength to neutralize conflict in the midst of confusion and chaos. Actively pursues opportunities for self-improvement and self-mastery with passion and resilience.

Skills : I am currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. LCS#27072.

Description :

    1. Responds quickly and within Community policy guidelines in crisis situations involving children of abuse and neglect.
    2. Interviews and examines children for signs of abuse or neglect.
    3. Works closely with law enforcement and court personnel.
    4. Conducts collaborative interviews with contacts to gather pertinent CPS related information.
    5. Prepares comprehensive reports of investigative findings that support recommendations for appropriate actions.
    6. Responds to allegation/s of child neglect and/or abuse Assessed family capabilities and problems to determine necessary services Collaborated.
    7. Proficients in Microsoft Office Suite, CONNECTIONS and Internet savvy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Mastes In Guidance