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.
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.
Provided facilitative counseling and crisis intervention to clients.
Assessed client needs for wrap-around services, navigation and/or referral services according to AIRS standards.
Requested JWB Family Services pool for clients and provide supporting documentation as needed.
Arranged for dispatch of services and/or products through Family Services Initiative.
Provided advocacy to clients through interacting and communicating with other agencies on behalf of clients towards resolution.
Assessed, retrieved and input information in the TBIN Network database.
Answered incoming calls, emails and live chat requests from clients to provide information and referral service activities.
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, and also Referring families and children to resources necessary to improved functioning and prevent abuse and neglect.
Recruited eligible disadvantaged families into the program.
Developed a coordinated family service plan comprised of a needs assessment and related health care needs for each family assigned.
Provided ongoing training and counseling services to families and facilitate parent meetings.
Identified family resources by maintaining contacts in the community and work within the social services networks.
Established activities to foster parent involvement.
Edited monthly center newsletters and publications.
Assisted in the operation of the Head Start center according to DSS and DHEC guidelines.
Master's Of Arts
Family Services Specialist/Representative Resume
Summary : Responsible for Coordinating weekend passes for youth with their relatives and the Department of Juvenile Services,Providing necessary referrals for families to various supporting agencies in the county.
Skills : Management, Employee Supervision, Internet Research.
Assisted families with enrollment & filling out forms so that their child can preschool.
Setting goals, and writing out the necessary steps to meet those goals.
Helped with resources, or find other agencies to help with the families' needs.
Tracked health needs such as immunizations, dental and physicals.
Helped families meet their goals and just helping them with whatever needs may arise.
Investigated allegations of child abuse and neglect.
Conducted intake interviews and assessments, assisted in crisis interventions, and provided treatment planning/individual service plans for youth.
Early Childhood Education
Family Services Specialist/Co-ordinator Resume
Headline : Experienced with assisting the homeless population to become self-sufficient and addressing issues of poverty, family violence, and exploitation.
Administrator on duty and attended managerial meeting as well as staff meetings.
Interviewed adolescent males and their families to compile data on the youth social skills, education and family history.
Conducted family services within the home bi-weekly.
Completed pre-placement interviews and coordinated admission dates for youth.
Provided updates on the youth progress with the family and probation officers.
Attended youth court hearings and provided recommendation to the courts on the youth's behalf.
Facilitated group therapy, substance abuse, parenting skills, etc.
Bachelors Of Arts
Lead Family Services Specialist Resume
Summary : Seeking a customer service-related field position to enhance my professional skills that offer constructive work for communicating and assisting customers in a positive and stable workplace.
Skills : Technical Skills, Problem Solving Skills.
Assessed trauma, risk and protective factors for juveniles and families.
Facilitated intake, placement, and transfer of all juveniles.
Created individualized service planning for juveniles and families.
Facilitated case management for juveniles on probation in placement.
Facilitated parenting training for the legal guardian of juveniles.
Served as point of contact for medical or psychological emergencies, runaways from the facility and other issues regarding juveniles in placement.
Served as point of contact for medical and mental health agencies in the community.
Bachelor Of Arts
Associate Family Services Specialist Resume
Summary : To acquire a position of employment that will allow utilizing acquired knowledge and collective experience, and also Serving and participating in meetings, committees, community activities, and outreach events.
Skills : Analytical Skills, Process Management.
Managed a caseload of individuals and families, ages with various diagnoses to include schizophrenia, depression.
Counseled families and individuals with multiple mental health disorders.
Transported and accompany clients to psychiatric evaluations.
Attended, testified and provide service plans to Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Develop and write service plans and progress notes.
Attended family partnership meetings and complete reports on each family served.
Reviewed applications, enter data, prepares correspondence, and maintains all necessary records and documentation.
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.
Maintained a caseload of up to participants and their children.
Conducted thorough assessments of participant families to determine their needs.
Developed written service plans for each case within thirty days of intake.
Created and maintained case files, and record data inappropriate information systems.
Conducted home-based visits with participants to observe approved age-appropriate activities.
Discussed needs, referrals and goal progression during the visits.
Coordinated discharge planning, resources, and referrals.
Family Services Specialist Resume
Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Family Services Specialist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.
Skills : Process Management, Analysis.
Implemented knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-Fifth Edition while working with clients.
Handled high volume, high-stress caseloads, and deadlines.
Conducted interviews with children and their families to assess their current safety, well-being, and permanency.
Developed safety and treatment plans for at-risk families.
Maintained effective communication with birth parents, foster parents, case managers, and service providers.
Conducted field visits with families and documents them in a timely manner.
Crisis Intervention skills to addressed emergency situations as well as hostile clients.