Family Specialist Resume Samples

A Family Specialist will analyze, design and deliver specialized technical assistance, information and educational guidance to specified children, youths and adults- community or school-based services. The duties and responsibilities listed on the Family Specialist Resume are – analyzing and assessing the technical assistance needs, developing and delivering family-centered training programs, serving as an advocate for clientele, writing or assisting with grants and proposals, making recommendations to funding agencies, and performing all other job-related tasks as assigned.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position include some or all of these – knowledge of research resources and techniques, a good understanding of children/youth development disabilities, knowledge of advocacy principles and processes, and the ability to present educational workshops or programs. Familiarity with federal and state guidelines, rules and regulations are also needed. The minimum education requirement for this post is an associate-s or bachelor-s degree.

Family Specialist Resume example

Family Specialist Resume

Objective : Self starter Maintaining positive personality in the workplace and resolving problems with calm and peaceful attitude. Strong background working with culturally diverse populations.

Skills : Exceptional listener, Communication skills.

Description :

    1. Provided therapeutic in-home family services to individuals currently involved in child protection, including education.
    2. Assisted parents and children through transitions in custody and building a healthy relationship.
    3. Worked with county agencies to provide consistent treatment to families referred to programs.
    4. Provided parent coaching to individuals in the Family Focus intensive parenting program offered by FamilyWise.
    5. Completed parenting assessments utilizing and scoring instruments such as the CAP, AAPI, and SCL-90R.
    6. Assisted with training on in-home procedures and completing parenting assessments.
    7. Supervised parenting time for noncustodial parents through a supervised visitation program, providing a therapeutic environment for parents and children.
    8. Maintained a safe environment by monitoring conversations and activities throughout visits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Family Specialist I Resume

Objective : Worked for a Family Specialist and obtained an excellent relationship with highly at risks youth to better understand their situations.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided support to families by working with the adults on parenting skills, life skills, budgeting, and safety issues.
    2. Utilized community resources for food assistance, job assistance, housing, and economic issues when appropriate.
    3. Communicated with the case manager verbally and thorough the documentation on progress and concerns relating to each family assigned.
    4. Attended staffings and court hearings to testify or as support to case manager and/or family involved.
    5. Transported children to and from visitation, doctors, and other related appointments.
    6. Supervised visitation between siblings and/or parents.
    7. Attended training on Advanced Domestic Violence, Maltreatment Identification and Legal Issues, Sexual Abuse, DNA testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A


Jr. Family Specialist Resume

Objective : Provided an opportunity for growth and advancement. Expecting to uphold the very best results. The family specialist works with the Social Worker to provide support, guidance and supervision to families, and in some cases, parenting classes.

Skills : Multi-Tasking Skills, Works Efficiently In Teams.

Description :

    1. Provided support services and monitoring through the licensing process.
    2. Educated families of OLCR requirements and verify compliance.
    3. Developed and carry out a post-placement service plan coordinated with the DCS case plan.
    4. Monitored families post-placement/post-licensure and provide family support.
    5. Developed a Professional Development Plan and assist families in identifying their strengths and needs.
    6. Coordinated family services for delinquent adolescents placed in residential treatment facilities.
    7. Provided support system for families including such services as parenting classes, court appearances, crisis intervention.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Family Specialist II Resume

Headline : Case management has been most recent employment, however have worked in other fields such as retail, para-professional in schools, and telemarketing.

Skills : Case Management, Trainer, Crisis Intervention.

Description :

    1. Provided case management and crisis management services for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth.
    2. Connected and collaborate with community service providers to adequately meet the needs of clients.
    3. Coordinated and facilitate prevention programming for at-risk youth.
    4. Provided in-home counseling to clients and their families, and connect them to appropriate services.
    5. Served as liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts.
    6. Assisted clients in meeting set goals and desired program outcomes. Maintain updated client files and case notes.
    7. Developed Host Home recruitment, youth outreach, and fundraising events monthly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Family Specialist/Analyst Resume

Headline : To get a challenging and responsible position where can apply work experience and education and it will have valuable application.

Skills : Technical Skills, Good Work Efficiency.

Description :

    1. Provided a safe healing and accepting environment for Olive Crest children by fostering and modeling positive social, educational, emotional.
    2. Provided leadership for staff by role modeling and co-leading Team Treatment meetings.
    3. Managed facility budget tracking and accountability for corporate reporting.
    4. Ensured compliance with Title standards and regulations on a basis.
    5. Participated in Family CHILDREN Plans of Service and conduct monitored assessments.
    6. Provided documentation necessary to fulfill all state and county requirements.
    7. Stayed current on professional and industry certification through corporate training and early childhood development education.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Early Childhood

Family Specialist/Executive Resume

Objective : Obtain a position within the social services field that utilizes existing skills and education in community and family resources.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Administrative Support, Leadership Training.

Description :

    1. Managed parenting and children services' for an assigned caseload of families.
    2. Established service plans, reviews, and updates quarterly.
    3. Completed children and family assessments for an assigned caseload of families.
    4. Linked children to needed services in the community and coordinated external services with programming in the residence.
    5. Provided support around custody issues including court-related activities.
    6. Demonstrated appropriate responses to children's behavior and reinforcing effective parenting in the milieu.
    7. Conducted individual and group sessions for mothers focusing on parenting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Social Work

Family Specialist/Co-ordinator Resume

Objective : Self-motivated and dependable Enjoy working with and helping others Adaptable to new situations; willingness to learn more.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Therapy various.

Description :

    1. Provided intensive community based clinical services as a part of the multi-disciplinary team.
    2. Completed strength-based assessments, treatment planning, and coordination.
    3. Individual, group and family treatment Transition planning into foster homes, parent/ guardian homes, and adoptions.
    4. Ansell Casey assessments of youth, guardian and foster parents.
    5. Assisted with families in order to find long term permanency resources.
    6. Scheduled and conduct treatment team meetings. Conducting independent living group meetings.
    7. Worked with individuals and or families to create appropriate goals for the treatment plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Family Specialist/Technician Resume

Objective : Obtained an excellent relationship with highly at risks youth to better understand their situations. Assist with family reunification programs such as placement into foster care or adoption.

Skills : Data Entry, Microsoft Word, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Conducted face to face contacts at various locations with youth.
    2. Developed and maintain helping relationships with youth in a program to encourage individual accountability.
    3. Completed all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
    4. Participated in youth's daily program activities to include but not limited to: group counseling, recreation and assist with transportation if necessary.
    5. Reviewed case files to become familiar with youth history. Maintain all required training and certifications.
    6. Provided youth advocacy in the areas of health, education, vocation, legal and family work.
    7. Provided crisis intervention and administer first aid when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Psychology

Lead Family Specialist Resume

Summary : Previous work experience with customer service but have a huge desire to work for non profit agencies that serve at risk youth and young adults.

Skills : Customer Service, CPR, First Aid, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Worked with clients who are part of the foster care system that are at-risk due to behaviors or mental health diagnosis.
    2. Attended TDM meetings for youth to discuss placement options.
    3. Attended weekly CFT meetings to make sure the youth is stabilizing and reaching short term goals.
    4. Communicated with social workers and facilitators to make sure everyone is aware of a client's status.
    5. Communicated with parents or caregivers for the youth and coach them on how to deal with client behaviors.
    6. Attend weekly meetings to meet with the team to discuss the client's progress.
    7. Wrote progress notes for each client following the supports.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Family Specialist Resume

Headline : Experienced worker looking for a leadership role in which can contribute to an agency's success. Provide corporate support for local communities’ charitable initiatives including: school field trips, neighborhood cleanups, food drives or other community service projects.

Skills : Data Entry, Microsoft Word, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Conducted face to face contacts at various locations with youth.
    2. Developed and maintained helping relationships with youth in the program to encourage individual accountability.
    3. Completed all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
    4. Entered data promptly in the Key Programs database.
    5. Notified Case Manager or designee immediately in the event of a youth crisis, suspected illegal activity or any other youth or program incident.
    6. Participated in youth's daily program activities to include but not limited to: group counseling, recreation and assist with transportation if necessary.
    7. Reviewed case files to become familiar with youth history.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work

Asst. Family Specialist Resume

Headline : Gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about working with people of diverse backgrounds. Identify family needs, develop strategies for meeting them, and make recommendations for appropriate care or resources.

Skills : Problem Solving, Adaptability, Collaboration.

Description :

    1. Operated a group home for children ages.
    2. Taught behavioral management skills through a program from Boy's Town organizations.
    3. Provided a secure and stable home for at-risk youth- providing guidance, structure, and support for residence as well as their biological family members.
    4. Worked on monthly treatment plans for each resident in our care.
    5. Attended medical appointments, school meetings, therapy appointments, and other activities for all residents in care.
    6. Attended ongoing training of various types as per job requirements.
    7. Balanced household budget-purchasing and performed monthly reconciliation for funding of household needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
General Education

Family Specialist Resume

Objective : Family Specialist is responsible for providing family-centered care to patients, their families, and loved ones. Provide support in the form of guidance, information, and referrals to other community resources.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Completed intake paperwork and family assessments.
    2. Provided life skills and family preservation services to clients involved in El Paso County Department of Human Services, Child Welfare.
    3. Created treatment plans with input from clients.
    4. Utilized the strengths perspective and Family Systems Theory in work with clients.
    5. Maintained accurate case documentation and updated the Aspen Pointe Portal with case information.
    6. Attended court hearings and case staffings with agency professionals and attorneys on behalf of clients.
    7. Co-facilitated the Nurturing Parenting Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors