Family Engagement Specialist Resume Samples

A Family Engagement Specialist is responsible for responding to the informational needs of the parents of disabled children and the professionals who serve them. While the duties and responsibilities vary based on the needs of the organization, the following are certain core tasks and activities listed on the Family Engagement Specialist Resume – conducting intakes with families and professionals throughout all regions, directing and managing the activities of the family engagement initiative, building relationships with families and professionals across the country; providing parents of children with disabilities the needed information about the state and federal disability law, and participating in all data collection processes.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – working knowledge of current principles in gamily engagement, familiarity with current local, state, and national laws, public policies, legislative issues, and political processes; experience in working with professionals, families of children with disabilities; and strong interpersonal skills. A bachelor’s degree in an education related to the field or special education law or advocacy is commonplace among job applicants.

Family Engagement Specialist Resume example

Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Family Engagement Specialist 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 : Extensive Computer Include Microsoft Office, Peachtree, Tax Pro, Proseries 2013 Tax Software, And Social Media.

Description :

    1. Developed strong community partnerships with organization such as the San Antonio Food Bank in order to serve the needs of the families of SA Youth participants.
    2. Accountable for developed family engagement opportunities at after-school sites in order to provide relevant education opportunities to parents and guardians and increase family involvement.
    3. Created, formated, and edited monthly newsletters for each of the twelve sites.
    4. Attended and assured quality programming.
    5. Planned and executed of public events and fundraisers.
    6. Created new innovative ways to encourage family attendance.
    7. Assisted in program planning and community outreach, training, and development of resources for the program clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Summary : Assisting casework staff in increasing family engagement and their skill-building during a youth's involvement with DYS, and also Creating relationships with community partners that can provide needed resources for families.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Family Map, Child Plus, Braizel Touch Point, Drug/Alchol Awerness, Child Abuse/Neglect Training.

Description :

    1. Assisted Families with Health Needs.
    2. Completed Monthly Contacts.
    3. Set/Tracked family goals.
    4. Provided parent trainings.
    5. Tracked children Health.
    6. Worked with community organizations.
    7. Submited paperwork on time.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking a Family Engagement Specialist position where I will be able to fully utilize my strong communication skills, leadership abilities and be provided with challenges and responsibilities to improve operations and enhance growth.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Customer Service, Computer, Communication, MS Office, Recruiting, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Provided direct guidance and supervision to the family support specialist on all cases.
    2. Conducted home based counseling session with parents, caretakers, at-risk children, their families, and extended support networks.
    3. Provided information, referral and follow-up for appropriate ancillary community counseling, psychiatric services, financial, employment, parenting, housing, and other services as deemed appropriate to meet family needs.
    4. Created a Comprehensive Family Needs Assessment with the family (and formal and informal supports when these extended supports are available) to address any issues, and monitor the family support specialist to ensure the needs of the family is met.
    5. Facilitated the Family Team Conference and create a supporting Family Meeting Plan, which lays out the specific goals, interventions, and parties responsible for the process to attain the necessary means for the identified need to be net.
    6. Created an advocacy relationship with the client in order that their needs are met by other systems, which they are involved with to include but not to be limited to, the Child Welfare System, the School System, the Economic Self Sufficiency System, Employment and Housing Systems.
    7. Maintained accurate and up-to-date Authorization for Release of Confidential information forms to assure client confidentiality (one form per source agency to communicate with).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Summary : Providing assistance to family members at the request of the DYS regional management team, Leading Parent Cafes twice a month for parents in partnership with the RYI Parent Partners.

Skills : MS Office, Training Skills, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Provided resources and training to staff and community partners regarding effective family engagement programs.
    2. Provided services and advising to increase student educational aspirations and student family knowledge of postsecondary education options, preparation, and financing.
    3. Worked closely with a diverse population of students with goals focusing on college and career readiness.
    4. Coordinated collection of data for family engagement activities for Partners for Education.
    5. Served as the lead in implementation and usage of family engagement programs, activities, and partnerships such as Families and Schools Together (FAST), Parent University, Financial Literacy workshops, college visits, and other resources to prepare students and families for college and career readiness.
    6. Served as local Families and Schools Together trainer for Teen FAST.
    7. Built relationships with the community to provide resources for families.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Objective : Assisting the caseworker on the initial home study when necessary, Attending all Initial Staffings where youth receive their time commitment from DYS, and also Conducting follow up with the family, prepare and submit a written Family Engagement Recommendation.

Skills : Communication, Engagement Specialist, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Performed transportation/driving services for clients/children who are participating in family interaction sessions.
    2. Clearly and effectively advocated for the needs and interests of families who are receiving supervised and unsupervised sessions through the Family Services Department.
    3. Appropriately assessed child and family's needs and utilizes assessment information to establish relevant, strengths-oriented objectives that are in line with primary goals of child safety and improved family functioning.
    4. Consistently empowered parents to have safe and relationally rich interactions with their children.
    5. Assessed family progress and proactively initiates increases or decreases in contact frequency.
    6. Accurately articulated the progress and barriers relative to the Family Interaction Plan and makes permanency plan recommendations based on observations during family interaction visits.
    7. Attended thirty and sixty-day staff meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
GED

Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Objective : To attain a Family Engagement Specialist position with a team-oriented business that promotes my customer service aptitude while expanding company-wide knowledge to meet office-oriented goals.

Skills : MS Word, Leadership, Management/Supervisory.

Description :

    1. Engaged parent and community involvement.
    2. Planned events are year-round for the school.
    3. Helped families in need of food, network.
    4. Familied and their children through Family Time Coaching.
    5. Organized and Facilitated Shared Parenting Meetings, Family Safety Plan Meetings, Family Group Conferences, and Team Meetings.
    6. Provided Support, Guidance, and Education regarding Community Resources to families.
    7. Prepared an annual plan and budget for programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Family Engagement Specialist Resume

Objective : A Family Engagement Specialist looking to add value in a social work setting with growth opportunities. Can contribute to the growth of an organization by leveraging direct work experience gained through internship and voluntary work experience. Bi-lingual professional that is fluent in both English and Spanish, speaking and writing with a diverse background offering; Exposed to diverse settings, languages, and customs throughout the United States and Mexico.

Skills : Microsoft, People, Computer Skills, Typing Skills.

Description :

    1. Engaged parents to play an active role in their child's education.
    2. Made parents more knowledgeable about what they can do to actively be apart of their child's education.
    3. Interested in a position with your company and have enclosed my resume for your review and consideration. As you can see, my career in management, social services, for-profit, and non-profit applications is extensive.
    4. Enjoyed a reputation as a leader, superior team addition, team player, and often described as innovative.
    5. Ensured all outcome measurements are satisfied per the contract requirements.
    6. Attended 90-60-30 day transition planning meetings for long-term or 60-and 30- day transition planning meetings for youth leaving short term placements.
    7. Attended weekly District Office team meetings.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelors Of Arts In Sociology

                  Family Engagement Specialist Resume

                  Headline : To obtain a job in the social service field and be able to use my skills to help at-risk populations. I would welcome a rewarding and challenging job that not only involves my current skills but will hopefully help me acquire some new ones.

                  Skills : MS Office, Managing Skills, management Specialist Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Assisted in the development, coordination, and implementation of Family Orientation materials and sessions.
                    2. Identified and documented any issues which act as barriers to effective family-focused service delivery and/or successful treatment participation.
                    3. Submitted a Service Coordination Summary monthly.
                    4. Transported youth and/or families as needed.
                    5. Entered data into JJEMS, the DYS client information system.
                    6. Attended quarterly statewide Family Engagement Specialists collaboration meetings.
                    7. Assisted parents with the process of transition into Head Start from home or another setting, within Head Start, and from Head Start to kindergarten or another setting.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Bachelors Of Arts In Sociology

                          Family Engagement Specialist Resume

                          Headline : To use my extensive experience in working with children and adults with special needs in a job setting geared towards conflict resolution and enabling individuals to achieve their highest potential and become productive members of the community.

                          Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Customer Service, Computer, Communication, MS Office, Recruiting.

                          Description :

                            1. Facilitated family group meetings between the Department of Social Service and families and children in contact with the agency.
                            2. Wrote comprehensive reports upon completion of the family meeting for submission to family court.
                            3. Coordinated with community partner's services for families to receive services that would assist in getting families healthy and meet court mandates.
                            4. Advocated for families and children involved with the Department of Social Services to reunite parents with children placed in foster care per court order.
                            5. Maintained regularly scheduled times at drop off and pick up to meet and greet families, build rapport and relationships.
                            6. Developed partnerships and collaborative relationships with outside agencies to develop resources to enhance the quality of services for families.
                            7. Referred families to community agencies/programs; assess accessibility, relevance, and usefulness of assistance received and document follow-up with families regarding the effectiveness of referrals.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                5-7 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                BA In Sociology

                                Family Engagement Specialist Resume

                                Objective : Utilizing social service experience, education, skills, and talents in a position that will cultivate a partnership with individuals for the benefit of building relationships, achieving success, and developing stability.

                                Skills : ICD-9, Trauma-Informed Care.

                                Description :

                                  1. Provided families the opportunity to participate in the Family Partnership Agreement goal-setting process.
                                  2. Established and maintained a Family Partnership Agreement tracking system to ensure each family has had the opportunity to establish goals.
                                  3. Completed the Outcome Framework with parents according to Policy and Procedures.
                                  4. Coordinated School Readiness Transition Meeting for parents.
                                  5. Monitored assigned classroom attendance weekly.
                                  6. Followed-up on the attendance of children who have excessive absences
                                  7. Provided a monthly analysis on children's attendance that falls below 85%.
                                  8. Engaged and supported medical and dental Providers/community partners as they visit and provide on-site screenings and/or assessments on enrolled children.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Junior
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Assoiciates In Business Admin