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Caseworkers work with families or individuals to help with a wide range of problems, such as food and housing assistance; acting as liaisons in court cases; reporting child, physical or substance abuse; and providing consultation to individuals seeking employment. Resumes for this position showcase such responsibilities as developing plans to help adults achieve healthy life style goals, and assisting with maintaining housing and mental health services. Caseworkers must have at least a bachelor's degree to secure an entry-level position; however, example resumes show that some employers require a master's degree. Licensure may be required, and optional certifications are available.

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Caseworker for Transitional Independent Living Program

  • Maintained safe environment for staff members and youth including ensuring governmental safety regulations were met.
  • Monitored referrals, admissions, and discharges. Completed all admission paperwork and case file notation. Ensured that youth rights were observed and admission/discharge procedures were followed.
  • Developed individual case management plans and treatment goals.
  • Maintained resident case files on site in an organized fashion. Wrote progress notes on each resident, in keeping with facility guidelines. Assisted with utilization review documentation for all program youth. Completed correspondence as requested by the Department of Social Services, OCFS and Youth Services Administrator.
  • Complied with agency and program standards of conduct and professionalism.
  • Performed on-call agency functions, as assigned or required. Was required to be available twenty four hours per day.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Sociology
2

(rtc) Caseworker

Caseworker for 15 adolescent boys court ordered into the MercyFirst RTC program

  • Completed Permanency Plans, Psychosocials and updated court reports to the necessary Family Court involved in each individual case
  • Testified in court regarding the child and the family's progress towards achieving their Permanency Plan Goal.
  • Worked with the Department of Social Services, Administration for Children Services Children Protective Services and Probation Officers of each child
  • Facilitated and participated in ACS Family and Treatment Team Conferences (FTC)
  • Assisted children and their family's to achieve their goals for reunification
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Liberal Arts
3

Caseworker

Provided client social services for the homeless who were residing in NYC hotels contracted out by the Department of Homeless Services to address the growing homeless problem in NYC

  • Conducted one-on-one client / family interviews
  • Acted as a liason between clients and hotel management staff
  • Acted as an advocate for clients regarding social problems.
  • Served as a resource for housing programs and what the requirements were
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Interviewing Skills
BA
Political Science
4

Caseworker

Completed all reports and required fieldwork in a timely manner

  • Monitored and maintained compliance with casework milestones and time frames with City and State regulations
  • Facilitated the service plan through referrals, planning and Casework counseling
  • Scheduled and monitored visits as needed
  • Reassess permanency-planning goals periodically to facility permanency in light of time frames
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
5

Caseworker

Administrator of classification procedures for a caseload of 325 inmates at the institutional level

  • Review files for escape information, emergency update forms, recent photographs, custody and security level
  • Conduct annual progress reviews as Chairperson with a classification committee
  • Discuss inmates progress with committee to determine eligibility for transfer to a less restrictive institution/placement
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BS
Human Resources Management / Business Administration
6

Caseworker

  • Track appointments, due dates, and schedule all appointments for clients on case load as well as assess the safety and well being of the children on the caseload.
  • Efficiently utilize office equipment, interagency software, and Microsoft Office in order to achieve deadlines and stay updated on case notes.
  • Communicates regularly in person as well as over the phone with staff and parents about children and their progress or regression with court orders, child plans, and treatment options.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Social Work
7

Caseworker

Counsel clients using a variety of therapeutic approaches.

  • Complete psychosocial assessments and develop individualized rehabilitation/service plans with clients.
  • Provide comprehensive services, such as entitlements, advocacy and referrals to community resources.
  • Engage, motivate and treat clients.
  • Respond appropriately to crisis situations that may arise in the office and in the community with clients and/or family members/significant others.
  • Conduct outreach activities to clients and link them to appropriate community services.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
8

Caseworker

  • Assisted clients in the Prison Re-Entry Program develop skills necessary for success in their community
  • Gave information presentations to various groups
  • Coordinated services with local social service agencies
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
Telecommunications
9

Caseworker Assistant

  • Monitor client's physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to the counselors and treatment team.
  • Lead recreation groups that serve to educate clients about the importance of leisure, and how leisure benefits them physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively.
  • Monitor the clients as they take their own medications in order to ensure that the correct dosage and medication is administered.
  • Provide clients with assistance in locating housing resources, support groups, and employment agencies.
  • Implement de-escalation techniques when verbal or physical conflict arise.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
10

Caseworker

Participate in client intake and assessment interviews

  • Prepare and submit documentation, assessments and reports within required timelines
  • Establish helping relationships with clients and families
  • Conduct face to face visits with clients on a daily basis and Attend court intake with clients
  • Provide crisis intervention, Case Management, and provide resources to help clients
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Nursing
BS
Criminal Justice

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