Foster Care Specialist Resume Samples

A Foster Care Specialist is responsible for placing abandoned or abused children into foster homes until they get a permanent home. A well-drafted Foster Care Specialist Resume mentions the following core tasks and activities – conducting regular visits to ensure the children in foster care are safe, working alongside adoption caseworkers, checking backgrounds of prospective foster parents; conducting an ongoing assessment of children’s foster care settings; transporting clients to court appearances; educating foster parents and families; and supervising visits of the client’s biological parents.

Many organizations look for candidates with the following skills and qualifications – social work expertise, resilience to stress, decision-making skills; empathy, interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to understand the needs of the foster children and experience in guiding and mentoring kids to undergo and get prepared for court hearings. It is common for applicants to display a degree in social work on the resumes. A clinical social work license is also needed.

 

Foster Care Specialist Resume example

Sr. Foster Care Specialist Resume

Summary : Customer service Rep who highly energetic, outgoing detail-oriented. Handles multiple responsibilities simultaneously while providing exceptional customer service.

Skills : Extensive Medical Terminology Knowledge. Patient Positioning Understanding.

Description :

    1. Participated Plan Service meetings  reviews, Collaborative Intake meetings,  transfer discharge meetings.
    2. Maintained regular communication through phone calls home visits with foster/adopt parents.
    3. Assisted conducting home studies assessing potential foster/adopt parents make recommendations for their ability provide care for children.
    4. Attended community meetings, staffing, other meetings for an assigned case load of children in foster/adopt homes.
    5. Participated inspections at foster homes  review licensing standards  document non-compliance.
    6. Participated in foster care/adoption program development.
    7. Participated in developing training curriculum.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Home Health Aide In Nursing


Jr.Foster Care Specialist Resume

Summary : High-energy professional skilled conflict resolution through proactive communication. Listens actively customer questions resolves issues , disputes tactfully and effectively. Promotes long-term loyalty establishing positive relationships with customers.

Skills :  Practiced Inpatient And Outpatient Caregiver Medical Coding Capability Feeding Assistance Specialist Flow Sheet Charting Skillfulness CPR/BLS Certified.

Description :

    1. Provided home for placement of children with moderate intense special needs that are behavioral, emotional related  physical/personal care.
    2. Implemented strategies to help child achieve positive performance at school,  community and  home environment.
    3. Coordinated for intensive eyes on supervision 24 hours per day.
    4. Kept detailed records children social workers.
    5. Provided direct hands teaching with children.
    6. Documented administered required medications.
    7. Maintained 20 hours of annual training certifications.Assisted development  personal IEP plans.
    8. Responsible for documenting and sharing information regarding the suitability and benefits of the support and services in place or needed for the child.
    9. Provided guidance to the child which promotes self-esteem, respect, and growth.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma In General


Asst.Foster Care Specialist Resume

Headline : Obtain position which would allow use educational background work experience way that will enhance efficiency increase quality services provided clients, team members, external agencies.

Skills : Supervisory Experience, Staff Engagement And Retention.

Description :

    1. Fostered Care Specialist will review screen referrals program, work with provide direct services  foster parents,  completed associated documentation.
    2. Reviewed and screen referrals  ensure children appropriate for foster care.
    3. Worked with foster parents carry out services child outside home therapeutic care within home.
    4. Provided direct services foster parents teaching staff regarding placed child(ren); interact with children i foster home  on outside activities.
    5. Ensured clinical documentation  submit accordance with Center standards, meets all designated requirements.
    6. Linked refer foster families, children appropriate services (internal and external.
    7. Participated in ARD and other school items needed.
    8. Assisted in trainings for foster parents and complete observations for advance training participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
- 1998(Texas Lutheran University - Seguin, TX)

Associate.Foster Care Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeking an adjunct instructor opportunity field mental health counseling related fields. passionate about advocacy, child welfare family issues, believe that most effective way influence community through shared learned, mentoring.

Skills : Efficient, Accurate And Detail-oriented.

Description :

    1. Evaluated assessed all new foster home license applicants.
    2. Conducted re-assessments for foster home license renewals.
    3. Conducted detailed investigations to ensure  safety foster children foster homes.
    4. Monitored foster care licensing regulation standards, according to HFS 56 ensure compliance foster care rules  regulations licensed foster homes.
    5. Maintained caseload of 30-40 families.
    6. Maintained written documentation of each case.
    7. Maintained minimum monthly phone contacts and bi-monthly home visits Developed implemented support plans with Foster Parents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Science In Sociology

Foster Care Specialist III Resume

Objective : Obtain full-time position with social services agency that will allow opportunity serve individuals with diverse needs.

Skills : Inbound & Outbound Sales, Help Clients Make The Best Decision For Them.

Description :

    1. Supervised foster parents that basic needs child's medical, dental needs attending school.
    2. Participated interdisciplinary team meeting PPT staffing, ARD hearing, court hearing attend monthly meeting  organizational Children Coalition other agencies for child protective services.
    3. Conducted presentations prospect foster parents.
    4. Documented progress notes  individuals their improvement.
    5. Completed home studies according to guidelines licensing contract standards.
    6. Developed and maintained collaborations with partner service providers.
    7. Assisted in the recruitment meetings and other community activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Urban Studies

Foster Care Specialist III Resume

Objective : Experienced broad range leadership positions : Child Welfare Program Management Staff Development Community outreach Trauma Focused Individual/Family Treatment Planning Mentor.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Supervisory Experience.

Description :

    1. Provided state foster care case management support services.
    2. Represented temporary permanent court wards court updates, petitions, verbal representation all court settings, trials, hearings reviews.
    3. Managed case loads of 28 children multiple family members.
    4. Created parent agency agreements along with child/parents assessments evaluations.
    5. Interfaced with various social service agencies referral collaborative planning.
    6. Insured state policy child protection laws for foster care children.
    7. Completed home assessments according to the State Standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Special Education

Foster Care Specialist II Resume

Objective : Fifteen years experience Human Services field including: Supported Employment, First Steps, MR/DD case management for children adults, Career Counseling, Foster Care Specialist, Outpatient and School-Based Therapist for children adults, Crisis Stabilization for children Therapeutic Rehabilitation Program Adults, Substance Abuse Food Benefits Medicaid eligibility.

Skills : EMR, Microsoft Word,

Description :

    1. Provided on-going support Foster Families caring for Foster Children.
    2. Monitored physical and mental well- being foster child while in foster care placement.
    3. Conducted safety inspections on the foster homes.
    4. Referred to outside resources  needed.
    5. Evaluated Mental Health needs of children, referred   transported to mental health hospital facilities needed.
    6. Participated in Team meetings with Mental Health Professionals  State workers.
    7. Conducted weekly home visits  provided weekly outings foster children.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts In Mental Health Counseling

Foster Care Specialist I Resume

Headline : obtain position with Triangle Family Services as a Supportive Housing Case Manager; where can apply education, over thirteen years human services case management experience training, provide clients with high quality supports.

Skills : Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention.

Description :

    1. Provided on-going assessment  strengths  needs clients, foster and/or therapeutic foster family, and family of origin with cooperation and involvement  referring agency.
    2. Provided family-centered interventions empower families  achieve agreed upon goals.
    3. Worked cooperatively with client, foster and/or therapeutic foster family, Juvenile Court System,  family origin fulfill service needs drawing upon church, community,  MHC services resources.
    4. Maintained -needed availability status to clien families 24/7.
    5. Advocated for client's needs within Methodist Home for Children service system, as well as other service systems.
    6. Coordinated service delivery with other agencies involved with client.
    7. Participated in regular review, update and monitoring of client service plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Education In Interdisciplinary Studies

Lead Foster Care Specialist Resume

Summary : Work position that allows positively impact lives individuals. Looking opportunity use current skills with opportunity learn new skills.

Skills : Photoshop ,Case Management,.

Description :

    1. Provided services to children who were in  Foster Care system that included advocating for  children.
    2. Provided service referrals and follow ups to  parents that included Parenting Education, Drug treatment, Employment, Housing referrals that would reunite  parents with their children.
    3. Provided support to Foster Parents and Relatives that included monthly home visits, payments and case monitoring.
    4. Reunited children with their biological families when this was the goal.
    5. Facilitated referrals for children prospective adoptive parents when the goal of family reunification could not  reached.
    6. Supported Employment Specialist, Primary Service Coordinator, MR/DD case, manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Criminal Justice

Foster Care Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain professional position field of social work utilizing acquired skills help those need empowering them encouraging their self-determination.

Skills : Social Work Internship, Healthcare.

Description :

    1. Interviewed clients individually,  families, groups, assessing their situations, capabilities,  problems, determine what services required meet their needs.
    2. Served liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, other contacts, help children who face problems such disabilities.
    3. Refereed clients community resources services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment,financial assistance, provide concrete information, such where to go and how to apply.
    4. Consulted with parents, teachers, other school personnel determine causes problems such truancy misbehavior,  implement solutions.
    5. Addressed legal issues, such  child abuse discipline, assisting with hearings providing testimony to inform custody arrangements.
    6. Developed review service plans consultation with clients, perform follow-ups assessing quantity and quality services provided.
    7. Provided, find, or arrange support services, child care, homemaker service, prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, job training, counseling,parenting classes, prevent more serious problems from developing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Early Childhood Studies