Youth Specialist Resume Samples

A Youth Specialist is basically hired to work in treatment programs created for juvenile offenders. The major tasks mentioned on the Youth Specialist Resume include some or all of these – assisting and encouraging youth to work as a group and to create positivity in them; improving the social and psychological welfare of the youth, ensuring participants get proper medical and psychological care and treatments, shifting children from bad home to a good one, giving them medical care and counseling, and ensuring the home lives of the youth is healthy.

A combination of education, experience, and training is needed to get into this role and such should include – strong communication skills, knowledge of criminal justice and psychology of children; and familiarity with governing rules and regulations. Most positions demand a degree in education, psychology or social work.

Therapeutic Youth Specialist Resume

Objective : Fast-learning Therapeutic Youth Specialist, enthusiastic about working in a hospital or clinic setting.Very organized and can learn new things quickly. Patient and highly compassionate. A team player and work well with others. I strive to practice my continuing education and give people the best care that I am trained to do.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Served as a liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
    2. Counseled individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, childcare, or medical care.
    3. Interviewed clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
    4. Developed and reviewed service plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
    5. Served as a teacher, supporter and role model by assisting and coordinating over 60 residents in social, physical, and daily living skills.
    6. Developed and implemented lessons based on various learning styles to include integrating lessons into learning centers that incorporate all of the important learning areas (such as; literacy, social studies, math, science, writing, and reading).
    7. Encouraged youth to work together to solve problems in positive ways by teaching each other to behave responsibly as a large group and as a small group.
    8. Assisted youth in building and developing life skills to enable them to become productive, responsible community members.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Recreation And Youth Specialist/Program Administrator Resume

Headline : Hardworking Recreation And Youth Specialist/Program Administrator seeks employment in a customer service or related position which will allow me to utilize my social and organizational skills. To succeed in an environment of growth and excellence and earn a job which provides me job satisfaction and self-development and helps me achieve personal goals.

Skills : Proficiency in both French and Spanish, Stress management, Personal management, Communication, Capable problem solver, Detail-oriented. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Monitors & operates electronic detection equipment.
    2. Escorts, transports, oversees & maintains the security of youth to & from various destinations.
    3. Maintains security and positive interaction during visits from family and all other visitors.
    4. Completes necessary documentation (e.g., youth behavioral & incident reports, daily logs, Interdisciplinary Team evaluations, progress reports, activity slips for medical services); oversees youth movement on facility grounds & outside trips; observes behavior & social interaction of youth; intervenes when conflicts occur & de-escalate utilizing appropriate verbal strategies (i.e., Management of Youth Resistance (MYR) skills).
    5. Engages & monitors youth in recreational, social &/or leisure activities; assists in administering drug tests.
    6. Maintains a keen awareness of unusual behavior & crisis situations & provides emotional support in times of crisis (e.g., disturbances, AWOL, suicide attempts) in order to prevent & take appropriate action by following proper DYS policies & procedures.
    7. Monitor, participate & instruct youth in general housekeeping duties of residential and common areas; inspects the living area for cleanliness; monitors serving of meals; provide guidance regarding personal hygiene habits & basic living skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Youth Specialist - PRN Resume

Headline : Youth Specialist seeking a growth-oriented career with a reputed organization, providing a challenging environment and ample opportunities to learn, perform and contribute to its profitability and growth. To prove myself a strong contender in the challenging market place by Multi-skills talent and playing the multiple roles in day to day life.

Skills : Proficiency in both French and Spanish, Stress management, Personal management, Communication

Description :

    1. Supervises patients' activities and monitors behaviors to ensure safety and engagement in appropriate instructional, leisure and daily living activities.
    2. Reduces the potential for the occurrence of aggressive, self-abuse, property destruction and disruptions in programming by providing supervision, physical presence, and support in-patient environments.
    3. Provides support to patients in performing a system of gradual and graded alternatives for de-escalating patients and managing their behaviors.
    4. Coordinates and engages in emergency and crisis intervention responses to ensure adequate coverage and incident management.
    5. Implements crisis intervention strategies, including physical interventions, as needed, ensuring proper and trained techniques are practiced; ensures that all incidents are timely reported and correctly documented before the end of shift.
    6. Monitors patients during the de-escalation stage and ensures stabilization through their re-entry to normal routines.
    7. Assists in performing functional assessments of behaviors by gathering data relative to the conditions under which target behaviors occur.
    8. Assists in developing intervention strategies that reinforce correct behaviors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Youth Specialist Direct Care Resume

Summary : Youth Specialist Direct Care with experience working in many different environments with children. My Objective is to be able to utilize my experience, training, and schooling and apply it to my future career as a social worker. To work in a nourishing environment which would help me grow as a person and at the same time, contribute to the growth of others.

Skills : Basic Computer Skills, Office Equipment, Schedule Appointments, Customer Service, Documentation, Excel, Filing, Medical Terminology, Powerpoint, Research, Receptionist, Typing, Word.

Description :

    1. Instrumental in leading the process to revamp the treatment program as we transition from the Phase Program to the newly designed Wheel of Success Program.
    2. Recognized the need to focus on a more strength-based program instead of a punitive program that focused on time and punishment.
    3. By drawing on their strengths and rebuilding their weaknesses.
    4. Participated in ABC Conference learning new methods and techniques of Adventure Based Counseling, ensuring the sustainability of the ABC program for future youth.
    5. Overcame lifelong fears during ABC Conference activities, epitomizing the DYS philosophy of comfort plus one.
    6. Assisted Outdoor Recreational Counselor in the facilitation of ABC outings, ensuring all youth on outings were provided ample opportunity to learn and grow from the activities.
    7. Eagerly volunteered for all ABC outings in order to gain more knowledge, providing not only DYS but the youth with experienced knowledgeable instructors.
    8. Developed new and innovate group builders to get youth actively engaged in their treatment, while providing a fun and relaxed atmosphere in which to share their feelings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Full-Time Youth Specialist Resume

Headline : Full-Time Youth Specialist looking for a job with a company that will allow me to grow further in my interpersonal communication skills as well as help prosper the company. To make a mark in the society, by contributing to the societal wellbeing. A quick learner with the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and result oriented.

Skills : Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, Excel, Basic Computer Skills, Office Equipment, Schedule Appointments, Customer Service

Description :

    1. Counsel individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, childcare, or medical care.
    2. Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
    3. Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
    4. Counsel students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical impairment indicate a need for assistance, diagnosing students' problems and arranging for needed services.
    5. Lead group counseling sessions that provide support in such areas as grief, stress, or chemical dependency.
    6. Work in child and adolescent residential institutions.
    7. High maximum facility work with male juveniles 12-19 Court advocate reporting to judge, parole officers and police Sexual offender and substance abuse counseling Restraint and detainment of youth in unsafe situations to protect youth, staff, and self.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Youth Specialist - Contract Resume

Objective : To find employment that will help enable youth to fulfill their needs in a responsible manner within the context of and with respect for the needs of the family and the community. Seeking a direct service position dealing with potentially dangerous psychologically, emotionally, and dually diagnosed children with mental illnesses.

Skills : Nursing skills, Teacher Aide skills, Customer service skills, Computer skills.

Description :

    1. Serves as a positive role model that utilizes approved behavior modification techniques to help clients learn desirable behaviors while providing positive reinforcement and support to clients.
    2. Communicates effectively with suicidal, mentally, emotionally, and/or psychologically disturbed clients in person and over the telephone to diffuse potentially life-threatening situations.
    3. Assists nurse with administering medications; takes vitals; counts control substance medications and supervises self-administered medications.
    4. Assist the youth in treatment care to work together to solve problems in positive ways by teaching each other to behave responsibly.
    5. Assisting youth in building and developing life skills to enable them to become productive, responsible community members.
    6. Teaching clients the appropriate manner in which to deal with personal issues and referring certain issues to the peer group for resolution.
    7. Monitoring the youth and serving as a mentor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Youth Specialist - Intern Resume

Objective : Youth Specialist seeking employment that allows me to grow professionally while being able to utilize the skills for the betterment of the organization with the best use of dedication, determination, and resourcefulness. To build upon my present knowledge and to contribute towards the growth of the organization and society with my skills and experience, leading towards my growth and development by fulfilling the organization goals and personal goals as well.

Skills : MS Office, Computer Skills, Networking, Business Development, Social Media, Communication, Data Entry, Facilitation, Counseling, Mentoring, Mental Health.

Description :

    1. Worked with youth who are at-risk, incarcerated, on probation, formerly addicted to alcohol and/or drugs, and in foster care Determines appropriate referral sources and recommendations for clients, prepares and maintains client folders.
    2. Counseled individuals regarding plans for meeting needs, and aids to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve vocational services.
    3. Instructed a training program that helps individuals develop job skills, career plans, and other independent living skills.
    4. Conducted, processed, and scored assessment questionnaires, screening interviews, policies and procedures, and other information on clients.
    5. Provides information to clients on resources in the community for services such as Housing Authority, Workforce Commission, and other agencies.
    6. Responsible for written and verbal communication and correspondence regarding all clients on caseload to the supervisor, Department of Family and Children Services, and Office of Juvenile Justice.
    7. Patrolled assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory attitude and adjustment of offenders.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Youth Specialist - Contract Resume

Headline : Youth Specialist with an objective is to seek gainful employment with a position as a representative trained and qualified to handle objectives and overcome them with a substantial solution to satisfy all or both parties allowed to advance and to utilize my organizational, customer service and communicational skills. Aim to establish as a successful person and a well-versed employee in an esteemed organization to contribute to the company's growth and in return strengthen my personal and professional skills.

Skills : Bilingual in Spanish and English, Social Media, Communication, Data Entry, Facilitation, Counseling, Mentoring, Mental Health

Description :

    1. Receives on-the-job and basic in-service training in the various methodologies used in the residential and community service treatment programs.
    2. Maintains security in buildings, grounds, and other posts; intervenes during emergencies or altercations to prevent escapes and to gain physical control of youth.
    3. Supervises movement of youth inside and outside the facility; takes periodic counts of youth.
    4. Supervises youth in residential/day treatment facilities in the performance of work activities and during recreational and religious activities; conducts inspections for health and safety hazards.
    5. Interacts critically and constructively with other staff members to develop and implement successful treatment techniques.
    6. Assists in preparing reports regarding each youth's adjustment and progress.
    7. Provides information regarding youths' progress to parents or guardians as requested.
    8. Escorts and/or transports youth to predetermined locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Youth Specialist/Manager Resume

Summary : An enthusiastic, hardworking, and self-motivated Youth Specialist/Manager looking to succeed in an environment of growth and excellence which provides me job satisfaction and self-development and help me achieve personal as well as organizational goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer service, Research, Receptionist, Typing, Word.

Description :

    1. Developed customized standard, emergency, & crisis support treatment plans for each youth ensuring the highest standard of care.
    2. Provided comprehensive & intensive counseling services to eligible youth to ensure retention & recovery through secondary education opportunities.
    3. Developed & maintained an unconventional therapeutic plan that resulted in a pivotal reduction of disruptive behavior in youth.
    4. Provided state-mandated orientation to youth services program participants.
    5. Assisted in securing opportunities for youth with special needs for specialized services.
    6. Organized & implemented alternative entertainment activities and community activities for at-risk program participants of various age groups in programs.
    7. Coordinated & scheduled guest speakers & other specialized presentations for the program.
    8. Provided leadership general supervision at a required facility & enforced rules & regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Lead Youth Specialist Resume

Summary : Service-focused Lead Youth Specialist with a strong commitment to serving the needs of disadvantaged youth and adults, including homeless, emancipated youth and special-needs populations. Great organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail, and manage employee information with confidentiality.

Skills : Knowledge Of Word, Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint, Calculators, Copiers, Printers, Fax Machines, Multi-line Telephones, And Some Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Supervise staff daily activities for mental health, and addiction treatment services for children, and adolescents.
    2. Assist management in evaluating staff job performance in a residential setting through visual observation.
    3. Manage scheduling and staffing to ensure adequate coverage. Manage resident's daily administrative documents.
    4. Utilize analytical skills on a daily basis by assisting in de-escalating potential dangerous interactions between residents.
    5. Administer immediate disciplinary action to residents who do not follow staff directives.
    6. Attended training classes to ensure certifications and company policies remained in compliance.
    7. Maintained Daily Activity Log for residents.
    8. Checked safety controls to ensure the safety of the facility and the well-being of the youth.
    9. Assisted in restraining aggressive and uncontrollable residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School

Full-Time Youth Specialist Resume

Summary : To work in a globally competitive environment, in tandem with a team on challenging assignments that shall yield the twin benefits of job satisfaction and an even-paced professional growth while at the same time improving the knowledge, capabilities and put them to use for the development of the organization

Skills : MS Office, Computer Skills, Networking, Business Development, Social Media, Communication, Data Entry, Facilitation, Counseling, Mentoring, Mental Health.

Description :

    1. Responsible for youths well being and daily activities.
    2. Serves as a positive role model; utilizes approved behavior modification techniques to help clients learn desirable behaviors; provides positive reinforcement and support to clients.
    3. Conducts and participates in basic life skills activities.
    4. Assists in the planning and implementation of individual treatment plans; supports client goals; encourages and assists clients in achieving their goals.
    5. Completes reports as required; ongoing, daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
    6. Reviews and documents in shift report logs, shift logs, companion files, etc.
    7. Controls verbally and/or physically abusive and aggressive clients and performs aggression control techniques.
    8. Processes admissions and discharges for voluntary and/or involuntary clients; orients the client to the facility; explains rules, policies, and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Youth Specialist Resume

Headline : Hardworking Associate Youth Specialist with a solid background in counseling and education in Justice Studies with a minor in Fraud Examination. Highly organized, disciplined and task-focused with fine-tuned analytical, troubleshooting and administrative skills. Personality traits include decision-making ability and capacity to deliver under pressure.

Skills : Proficiency in both French and Spanish, Stress management, Personal management, Communication,

Description :

    1. Enforce safety, health and other rules of the facility.
    2. Administered first aid to individuals and provided them with the appropriate medical treatment.
    3. Organize, lead, and secure participation for youth in their program and activities.
    4. Counselor or therapist to the youth and their families teaching them life skills and providing therapeutic treatment to ensure success for the youth.
    5. Communicate regularly with families and work closely with them about their child's progress and program success.
    6. Document events throughout my shift, provide documentation on the youth's progress and document vital information with my staff team.
    7. Made sure that medications were properly documented and administered on a daily basis to the youth.
    8. Create and develop treatment plans determined on the needs of youth.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science