Foster Care Social Worker Resume Samples

A Foster Care Social Worker will help foster care system children in dealing with their mental, behavioral and emotional issues. Typical job duties are to help these children in freeing from feelings of abandonment. A Foster Care Social Worker Resume gives a bullet list of various other tasks to be executed, such as – supporting children who are dealing with substance abuse, solving their behavioral issues and helping them find suitable families, performing background checks, interviewing children and parents, counseling families about issues pertaining to childcare and ensuring children under their custody are safe.

Apart from education requirements and training, these skills are required – compassion, willingness to help others, the ability to understand the underlying issues and come up with proper solutions, a psychological understanding of children’s behavior, and the ability to balance multiple clients and cases. A Master’s degree in Social work, MSW, or counseling is required for this occupation. Additionally license to carry out work is also required.

Foster Care Social Worker Resume example

Foster Care Social Worker Resume

Headline : Relevant experience in a Foster Care Social Work setting. Provide regular ongoing direct social work services to individuals and families.

Skills : Organization, Good Communicator, Supervisory Skills.

Description :

    1. Engaged biological parents in service planning on behalf of their children.
    2. Documented case activity and maintained a child/Foster Parent case record.
    3. Supervised Foster Parents & monitored activities, progress, & adjustment of children while completing health & safety inspections in the Foster Homes.
    4. Intervened during crisis & provided intensified stabilization counseling to children.
    5. Served as a liaison on behalf of children & families with external agencies impacting on the family system in a negotiating capacity.
    6. Taught company objectives by demonstrating job performance expectancies through shadowing.
    7. Monitored Foster Homes monthly spending for their Foster Child and tracked clothing allowance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Foster Care Social Worker II Resume

Headline : To secure a challenging, rewarding position within a solid, progressive staff setting that best utilizes experience and training with opportunity for personal and professional development.

Skills : Technical Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided services to families wherein child maltreatment had been established and custody of the child has been removed from the family.
    2. Assisted and guided clients in the implementation of the plan.
    3. Maintained constant and consistent contact with the families for whom services are provided.
    4. Provided transportation as needed to clients.
    5. Prepared and comprised court reports for scheduled court hearings.
    6. Possessed knowledge of Child Welfare policies and practices including, social work investigation, crisis intervention.
    7. Completed NC Pre-Service Child Welfare Training Integrated social work practices with legal and judicial standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Sociology


Foster Care Social Worker/Representative Resume

Summary : Experience working in an array of different populations including children, families, veterans and minorities.

Skills : Social Worker, Photographer, Working With Kids.

Description :

    1. Provided case management to youth who have been placed in foster care.
    2. Coordinated each child's education, medical/dental needs, mental health needs, with appropriate providers.
    3. Facilitated treatment team meetings, participate in Community Assessment Team meetings, Family Partnership Meetings.
    4. Promoted permanency for all youth working within the state timeframes.
    5. Worked with biological families and foster parents to Bridge the Gap.
    6. Presented progress in court and file appropriate court documentation.
    7. Advocated for children to have their individual strengths and needs recognized.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters

Foster Care Social Worker/Analyst Resume

Headline : Demonstrated achiever with exceptional knowledge of business practices, foster-care and justice system. Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, work well in stressful situations.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Handled in-take paperwork for children placed into foster care.
    2. Visited foster children in their foster homes twice a month to ensure their safety.
    3. Developed Individual Service Plan/quarterly reports in a timely manner.
    4. Attended court hearings for each case and provided documentation for the court regarding the progress of the case.
    5. Provided services to birth families including resources and support to help them reach reunification.
    6. Provided child services including referrals to mental health services, early intervention services, and collaborating with teachers, therapists, and foster parents.
    7. Supervised office visits between biological parents and their children.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Foster Care Social Worker III Resume

Summary : To secure a position that enables to use counseling skills have obtained through education and work experience.

Skills : Skills Strong leadership, Communication skills.

Description :

    1. Supported and assisted in adoptive families during the adoption process.
    2. Adoption completed includes step-parent, relative, independent and foreign adoptions.
    3. EnsureD a stable adoptive placement by evaluating home life and background of potential adoptive families and report findings.
    4. Supervision of court-ordered visitation between parents and children in foster care.
    5. Evaluated families and testified in court with cases related to guardianship, custody, and visitation.
    6. Responsible for accepting and processing referrals of child abuse, neglect or dependency.
    7. Provided on-call CPS coverage two weeks annually.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.S

Foster Care Social Worker I Resume

Objective : To obtain a full-time position as a pregnancy counselor and adoption social worker. Foster Care Social Worker will also work with the youth’s parents and family members to ensure that the youth are receiving adequate care and support.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Research.

Description :

    1. Case managed Fostered children who received support through the agency.
    2. Performed intakes at the time of placement with the Foster parents.
    3. Monitored visits and established guidelines with biological parents seeking reunification with their children.
    4. Reported on progress to County Social Workers assigned to the case.
    5. Completed needs and services plans, contact notes, and quarterly reports regularly.
    6. Announced home visits and unannounced home visits to Foster homes to report on the safety and condition of Foster children in Foster care.
    7. Insured that medical, dental, and clothing needs were being provided to Foster children in Foster care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Psychology

Foster Care Social Worker/Executive Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that will employ skills in counseling, organization, problem solving and as a team member.

Skills : Excellent In Documentation, Organization, Supervisory Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of 19 foster children.
    2. Provided monthly visitation for each child and monitored their relationship with the foster parents.
    3. Completed court service plans after the child's removal, six-month review of the biological parents' progress or lack thereof.
    4. Built excellent relationships with community providers of therapy, school social workers and guidance counselors.
    5. Worked with attorneys on the foster children's court cases.
    6. Supervised visitation between the foster children and their biological parents.
    7. Provided case management services to foster children and biological parents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Strategic Management

Foster Care Social Worker/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Provide regular ongoing direct social work services to individuals and families. Good understanding of assessing and providing crisis interventions.

Skills : Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided regular ongoing direct social work services to individuals and their families.
    2. Managed foster care cases working closely with populations in a broad range of situations Document detailed findings and report critical information.
    3. Attended court and provide current court reports.
    4. Testified in court and provide crisis interventions.
    5. Conducted home and school visitation with clients to assess the needs of the client and refer a client to community resources.
    6. Conducted home studies on potential placements for children.
    7. Attended and facilitate Child and Family Team Meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Foster Care Social Worker Resume

Headline : Demonstrates understanding, flexibility, perseverance and team orientation. Strong assessment and problem-solving skills.

Skills : Leading Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of foster care children. 
    2. Built and maintained a rapport with the biological families as well as the foster parents for the children.
    3. Worked on the reunification of the children with their natural families.
    4. Supported the system as well as a liaison to the child in the foster home.
    5. Attended court hearings and FSP meetings with the DHS representative.
    6. Assured that the child's needs are being met in the home and that the child is safe.
    7. Designed to meet goals geared toward a plan of permanency.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Institutions

Foster Care Social Worker Resume

Objective : To build supportive relationships with families and community based partners. Proven ability to work independently while being part of a team or providing assistance to a team member as needed; be able to handle multiple tasks at once; able to multi task effectively.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted home visits to children in foster care to access their needs.
    2. Provided case management services to families with children in foster care.
    3. Facilitated FTM meetings with families working towards reunification.
    4. Supervised parental visits with children in the care of the agency.
    5. Attended court hearings as needed to testify regarding returning children to their parents.
    6. Provided referrals for services for children as needed.
    7. Documented encounters with children and families.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Massage Therapy