Family Services Specialist Resume Samples

The role of a Family Services Specialist is to help families in arranging adoptions, finding foster homes for abandoned children, arranging counseling young adults and abused children. Irrespective of the work environment, there are certain specific duties that are mentioned on the Family Services Specialist Resume that is supposed to be carried out by these professionals – interviewing applicants, reviewing and evaluating the accuracy of the information, counseling families, liaising families with appropriate service agencies or resources, referring clients to community services like debt counseling, financial assistance, and job placement; and counseling students with behavioral problems.

The ideal candidate for this role must demonstrate these skills – a passion and interest to help others, knowledge about various topics mainly medical, education and law; strong organizational and networking skills and a good knowledge of support programs. While a bachelor’s degree in social work may be considered for an entry-level position, aspiring clinical social services specialists will need a Master-s degree.

Family Services Specialist Resume example

Family Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Family support specialists provide services to individuals and families to improve their lives. Social services include an evaluation of the client's needs.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided facilitative counseling and crisis intervention to clients.
    2. Assessed client needs for wrap-around services, navigation and/or referral services according to AIRS standards.
    3. Requested JWB Family Services pool for clients and provide supporting documentation as needed.
    4. Arranged for dispatch of services and/or products through Family Services Initiative.
    5. Provided advocacy to clients through interacting and communicating with other agencies on behalf of clients towards resolution.
    6. Assessed, retrieved and input information in the TBIN Network database.
    7. Served and participated in meetings, committees, community activities, and outreach events.
    8. Answered incoming calls, emails and live chat requests from clients to provide information and referral service activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Family Services Specialist III Resume

Summary : To use skills in a challenging setting working with children and families that is both professionally and personally rewarding.

Skills : Customer Service, Policy Interpretation, Training.

Description :

    1. Conducted child protective services investigation in accordance with the Code of Virginia and Department of social service's policy.
    2. Assessed risk and safety for children identified as at risk of abuse or neglect.
    3. Developed services plan to correct issues in families that put children at risk of abuse and neglect.
    4. Collaborated with local law enforcement and the commonwealth's attorney on investigations.
    5. Documented all contacts as required by code and policy.
    6. Provided case management for families found to have children at risk of abuse and neglect.
    7. Referred families and children to resources necessary to improved functioning and prevent abuse and neglect.
    8. Filed petitions to be heard in court and testify in court when necessary to protect children.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters


Family Services Specialist II Resume

Headline : Arranging assistance programs, such as daycare, food programs or affordable housing.

Skills : General Office Equipment, Organized.

Description :

    1. Volunteered Coordinator; actively recruited volunteers to meet varying needs of the school organization.
    2. Responsible for trained, assigned and supervised all volunteers/.
    3. Established and provided volunteer recognition ceremonies.
    4. Created and implemented workshops and training for parents.
    5. Acknowledged and met the needs of families by providing them connections to area services.
    6. Implemented weekend food for families; working with parents and community members to ensure the needs of the children.
    7. Implemented and secured the "5 Star School" Award.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Liberal Studies

Family Services Specialist/Executive Resume

Headline : Results-oriented Management Professional poised to deliver progressive growth combining technical operations, personnel, and project management abilities.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Facilitated complex problem solving through the empowerment of customers to overcome job-related challenges.
    2. Followed department SOP to support the success of customers while participating in the program.
    3. Monitored local and state-funded budget dollars for approximately 80 cases; initiated Purchase of Service Orders.
    4. Entered monthly statistics into State and Federal databases.
    5. Utilized Microsoft Office for case documentation, as well as a means to organized and managed work assignments.
    6. Responsible for monthly presentation of expectations to incoming participants.
    7. Effectively communicate with colleagues, customers, and superiors of all backgrounds.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Family Services Specialist/Analyst Resume

Headline : Compassionate, service-focused worker with experience in social services assisting clients in meeting basic needs and a varied background from auto finance to customer service.

Skills : Inventory Management, Customer Service, Customer Retention.

Description :

    1. Recruited eligible disadvantaged families into the program.
    2. Developed a coordinated family service plan comprised of a needs assessment and related health care needs for each family assigned.
    3. Provided ongoing training and counseling services to families and facilitate parent meetings.
    4. Identified family resources by maintaining contacts in the community and work within the social services networks.
    5. Established activities to foster parent involvement.
    6. Edited monthly center newsletters and publications.
    7. Assisted in the operation of the Head Start center according to DSS and DHEC guidelines.
    8. Provided necessary referrals for families to various supporting agencies in the county.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's Of Arts

Family Services Specialist/Representative Resume

Summary : Experienced with assisting the homeless population become self-sufficient and addressing issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation.

Skills : Management, Employee Supervision, Internet Research.

Description :

    1. Assisted families with enrollment & filling out forms so that their child can preschool.
    2. Setting goals, and writing out the necessary steps to meet those goals.
    3. Helped with resources, or find other agencies to help with the families' needs.
    4. Tracked health needs such as immunizations, dental and physicals.
    5. Helped families meet their goals and just helping them with whatever needs may arise.
    6. Investigated allegations of child abuse and neglect.
    7. Conducted intake interviews and assessments, assisted in crisis interventions, and provided treatment planning/individual service plans for youth.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Early Childhood Education

Family Services Specialist/Co-ordinator Resume

Headline : Experienced with assisting the homeless population become self-sufficient and addressing issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation.

Skills : Project Management, Operations Management, Training.

Description :

    1. Administrator on duty and attended managerial meeting as well as staff meetings.
    2. Interviewed adolescent males and their families to compile data on the youth social skills, education and family history.
    3. Conducted family services within the home bi-weekly.
    4. Completed pre-placement interviews and coordinated admission dates for youth.
    5. Provided updates on the youth progress with the family and probation officers.
    6. Attended youth court hearings and provided recommendation to the courts on the youth's behalf.
    7. Facilitated group therapy, substance abuse, parenting skills, etc.
    8. Coordinated weekend passes for youth with their relatives and the Department of Juvenile Services.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Arts

Lead Family Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking customer service related field position to enhance my professional skills that offers constructive work for communicating and assisting customers in a positive and stable workplace.

Skills : Technical Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Assessed trauma, risk and protective factors for juveniles and families.
    2. Facilitated intake, placement, and transfer of all juveniles.
    3. Created individualized service planning for juveniles and families.
    4. Facilitated case management for juveniles on probation in placement.
    5. Facilitated parenting training for the legal guardian of juveniles.
    6. Served as point of contact for medical or psychological emergencies, runaways from the facility and other issues regarding juveniles in placement.
    7. Served as point of contact for medical and mental health agencies in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Family Services Specialist Resume

Summary : To acquire a position of employment that will allow to utilize acquired knowledge and collective experience.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Process Management.

Description :

    1. Managed a caseload of individuals and families, ages with various diagnoses to include schizophrenia, depression.
    2. Counseled families and individuals with multiple mental health disorders.
    3. Transported and accompany clients to psychiatric evaluations.
    4. Attended, testified and provide service plans to Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
    5. Develop and write service plans and progress notes.
    6. Attended family partnership meetings and complete reports on each family served.
    7. Reviewed applications, enter data, prepares correspondence, and maintains all necessary records and documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science

Asst. Family Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Motivated professional with family services, administrative support and customer service experience is seeking an entry level criminal justice related position.

Skills : Decision Making Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of up to participants and their children.
    2. Conducted thorough assessments of participant families to determine their needs.
    3. Developed written service plans for each case within thirty days of intake.
    4. Created and maintained case files, and record data inappropriate information systems.
    5. Conducted home-based visits with participants to observe approved age-appropriate activities.
    6. Discussed needs, referrals and goal progression during the visits.
    7. Coordinated discharge planning, resources, and referrals.
    8. Assisted with weekly parent support groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Family Services Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in service coordination where can utilize experience, skills and knowledge in the best possible way.

Skills : Process Management, Analysis.

Description :

    1. Implemented knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-Fifth Edition while working with clients.
    2. Handled high volume, high-stress caseloads, and deadlines.
    3. Conducted interviews with children and their families to assess their current safety, well-being, and permanency.
    4. Developed safety and treatment plans for at-risk families.
    5. Maintained effective communication with birth parents, foster parents, case managers, and service providers.
    6. Conducted field visits with families and documents them in a timely manner.
    7. Crisis Intervention skills to addressed emergency situations as well as hostile clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters