Social Service Specialist Resume Samples

A Social Service Specialist works in a variety of community and settings and takes responsibility for planning and coordinating various activities for social service and community outreach programs. A well-drafted Social Service Specialist Resume indicates the following core tasks – facilitating the delivery of social services and support; assisting children and adults with developmental disabilities; providing physical and psycho-social care, interviewing clients to gather information; and helping clients in locating safe housing and other specialized assistance.

To work at this capacity, the following skills are needed – a passion to help others; the ability to foster a relationship with agencies and all types of people; good understanding of the value and complexity of socio-cultural and international diversity; and the ability to work with children dealing with developmental disabilities. To break into this career, a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience is required. A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related area is the best option to enter into the Social Service field.

Social Service Specialist Resume example

Social Service Specialist Resume

Summary : Over 20 years of professional experience field of Public Service with emphasis managed Healthcare Industry , Government Programs. Extensive medical knowledge in adjudication, claims case management with the purpose of enhancing Medicaid and Medicare membership health services that resulted better care options, increased cost containment, company revenue.

Skills : Communication , Analytical And Research , Organizational , Interpersonal , Problem Solving .

Description :

    1. Responsible explaining and facilitating Social Security Administration (SSA) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) application process to plan.
    2. Reviewed eligibility criteria, evaluated and substantiated medical history  document case , provide advocacy and guidance through all levels of application.
    3. Coordinated additional members case management services needed through collaboration within company's health service department.
    4. Made referrals to Children's Medical Services.
    5. Followed all regulatory requirements and ensured member's confidentiality.
    6. Created and maintained training module; consistently provided inservice training and  monthly newsletter to  department to provide additional insight about disability process, medical and ruling updates.
    7. Served as Subject Matter Expert (SME), mentor and team leader.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Communication Arts


Sr.Social Service Specialist Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Social Service Specialist with experience in industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure multiple projects, and would excel in collaborative environment which your company prides itself.

Skills : Therapeutic Communication, Communications Essentials Navigating Conversations,Crisis Intervention and referral Process,.

Description :

    1. Followed up with community ID team regarding clients.
    2. Completed separation summary at time  resident discharge.
    3. Updated weekly report for weekly placement meeting.
    4. Also briefly served  Mental Health Administrator III prior to leaving Dev.
    5. Prepared light refreshments and gave small present to each person.
    6. Tried to spend as much time as possible with each of my residents.
    7. Provided social services for vulnerable adults and their families.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Social Work And Bible


Jr.Social Service Specialist Resume

Summary : More than ten years of Social Work experience working with populations from children, families, and aging adults.Managing aggressive Behaviors, Abuse and Neglect, Adolesent Depression and suicide, Addiction Counselor Ethics.

Skills : Social Services For Families And Children.

Description :

    1. Provided consultative services to Social Service Workers/Clinicians.
    2. Assisted clients in accessing needed services.
    3. Constructed Safety Plans, Aftercare Plans and Case Plans with clients and clients' family members.
    4. Collaborated with community agencies.
    5. Filed court appeals , court appearances.
    6. Completed of continuous quality assessment for individual case files.
    7. Completed monthly reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's Of Social Work In Social Work

Asst.Social Service Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeking challenging career position Social Work, Social Services, Child Protective Services, Youth Counselor, Parenting counselor, any psychology related positions utilizing acquired skills, experience ,training. Availability date: anytime.

Skills : Trauma Seminars, 2 Week Training At Edgewood Center, 2 Weeks Training At Aces.

Description :

    1. Performed assessments with foster children within  Portland metropolitan and adjacent areas for  large scale NIMH funded randomized control trial testing  efficacy  intervention that facilitates relationships for siblings living  foster care.
    2. Contacted parents, arrange appointments, report findings via computer and coordinate related activities.
    3. Went to multiple foster homes to perform assessments with children and their siblings and gather additional information from their foster parents , legal guardians when was needed; for example when  was working with  child with suicidal ideation.
    4. Responsible for contacting  parents scheduling  meeting time, picking up  kids from home or school, decide where  assessment is going to done, prepare packets with all  info we needed and read all data, reports about children's situation, their emotionally , mentally health before we could perform  assessment.
    5. Required  lot  attention to detail, patience and quick decision making skills when confronted with sensitive ,challenging situations.
    6. Proved to  emotionally unstable, had difficulty controlling behavior,  was angry, hyperactive so passive that would not respond  questions.
    7. Assisted in evaluating process improvements by streamlining work flow and provided ideas to remediate processing quality measures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Adult Foster Care Homes

Associate.Social Service Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain position that encourages professional growth , enhances skill level. use education better lives people and positive influence in community.

Skills : Case Managment, Counseling, Community Liasion, Training, Public Speaker.

Description :

    1. Completed resident assessments per state regulation , policy.
    2. Assisted in orientation process for new employees.
    3. Assisted with admission process.
    4. Completed and maintained grievance/concern documentation.
    5. Provided education and support to families.
    6. Assisted in organizing family groups, i.e.
    7. Supported Group, Family Council Update and maintain care plans per facility protocol.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Social Service Specialist III Resume

Headline : Driven, family oriented individual. Detail-oriented, responsive, and accessible community resources and its members. Sensitive cultural differences and cultural barriers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks Pro, ADP, Kronos, Paychex, Dictaphone.

Description :

    1. Completed and documented HRICs (high risk investigative consults - using  HRIC protocol),  maintained HRIC log.
    2. Tracked/assigned investigative transfers to ongoing units, Hardin County only.
    3. Assigned ICPC and ongoing courtesy transfers.
    4. Resolved complaint calls within 48 hours: discussed concerns  complainant; discussed concerns  assigned FSOS, and worker and SRAA.
    5. Provided mentoring  coaching  staff , supervisors  provide necessary skills for success  working with families attending monthled team meetings to cover SOP/best practice/TWIST concerns; noting any trends  repetitive team needs that may require individual  team training/coaching/mentoring; providing the training/coaching/mentoring.
    6. Used  CQI tool, completed monthly case reviews , provided feedback to FSOS(s) and worker(s).
    7. Attended/participated/provided information at various TDPs (Truancy Diversion Programs).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Psychology

Social Service Specialist II Resume

Objective : Obtain position social, psychological, educational services setting. Experience 2011-present Georgia Dept. Human Services, Division Aging Adult Protective Services/Protection & Placement Specialist Receives , investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation disabled adults, elder persons in timely and thorough manner.

Skills : Type 60 Wpm, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided Child Protection Services using skilled social work techniques/intervention , case management for abusive families.
    2. Participated in investigations w/ Law Enforcement determined  Child Abuse Protocol.
    3. Managed  caseload  approximately 30-40 ongoing protective service cases providing marriage, individual, budget,  employability counseling for clients.
    4. Consulted with District Attorney, Law Enforcement, Schools, Health Dept.,  Mental Health agencies  provide appropriate services  clients.
    5. Prepared legal documents such  petitions, complaints, and subpoenas for abuse cases presented  court.
    6. Testified  criminal and juvenile court when subpoenaed  legal counsel.
    7. Followed and satisfied all safety case plan requirements and recommendations , judge.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology

Social Service Specialist I Resume

Objective : Professional, ability , communicate with teams and leadership on levels; ability multitask, assess priorities and coordinate work activities with changing demands, competently handle variety of activities with accuracy in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; attention detail and conscientious quality work product; time management and organization.

Skills : Leadership, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided short-term case management services to pregnant and parenting students, assist with locating child care, health services, and accessing community resources.
    2. Collaborated with community service providers and campus staff  key problem areas and developed, implemented plan  address the needs of students.
    3. Presented  students  topics such , developing healthy relationships & positive parenting, identifying quality childcare providers, and college opportunities.
    4. Visited  homes  high school and middle school students and their families who struggling  adjust academically, emotionally, or socially to the school environ- ment.
    5. Provided crisis counseling  students and their families needed.
    6. Acted  liaison for youth  accessing free  low cost childcare through  Texas Workforce Commission.
    7. Made referrals and utilized community resources for resident's needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Social Work

Lead Social Service Specialist Resume

Headline : Obtain occupation Human Service Worker prominent facility with opportunities for advancement and education.

Skills : Public Speaking/Toastmasters International.

Description :

    1. Pointed Click Care, Assessments, MDS, PASARR, UDA's, Care Mapping, Care conferences, assigning rooms, setting up home health's, DME's, Initiating contacts with Area Agency  Aging (AAA).
    2. Helped  resident save his home from being placed on  market for back taxes.
    3. Helped not just  resident but  families  adjust  placing their family members in facility.
    4. Carried a Foster Care load and developed reunification plans which prepared family/child to be reunified.
    5. Attended/participated on internal committees.
    6. Tracked and monitored FTMs completed within 90 calendar days prior to the child's exit as reflected in management reports.
    7. Provided discharge planning to ensure a smooth transition to the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Human Development And Family Studies

Social Service Specialist Resume

Objective : Hard-working individual with proven leadership and organizational skills. dedicated team player who can relied upon. would like opportunity advance efficiently and productively. looking to gain long term employment with company, so can exemplify experience and knowledge; also advance in position that allows for personal and professional growth.

Skills : Excellent verbal and written Great organizational Dependable with a proven track record of completing reports and assessments Adept at designing plans of care.

Description :

    1. Provided support  patients and their families who have been admitted into  hospice program.
    2. Identified and assessed emotional, physical, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families.
    3. Provided emotional support, grief counseling, coping skill development, education  life decision making ,advance directive preparation.
    4. Initiated referrals to community services and resources  needed.
    5. Identified, assessed and provided comprehensive treatment  meet all clinical and psychosocial patient needs.
    6. Provided psychosocial diagnosis, assessment and treatment of psychosocial issues through social case management.
    7. Provided individual and family counseling, consultation, education prevention and environmental restructuring to promote maximum benefits from end of life care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master In Clinical Social Work