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Child Advocates speak on behalf of children and families in crisis. The job can be very tough, and includes investigating cases thoroughly, reviewing records and academic progress, observing children in social settings, reporting findings to the court, and counseling the child and the family. Those interested in a Child Advocate career should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: counseling skills, being able to cope with distressing situations, problem solving, a caring personality, excellent people skills, planning, and decision-making. Successful example resumes make display of a degree in psychology or social work.

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Child Advocate

  • Manages a caseload of dependent children ensuring that they receive all of the necessary services detailed in the court approved case plan.
  • Actively works to move children to the best possible outcome in the shortest possible time in adherence with Florida Statute, Chapter 39, ChildNet's system of care, policies and procedures
  • Meets with BSO, parents, teachers, foster care providers, and other internal and external providers to manage cases and assist parents in achieving court ordered tasks.
  • Conducts assessments of current proposed placements of children to determine the safety and well-being of children in care.
  • Prepares documents for court and testifies as needed in court proceedings to promote the best outcome for children in care.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Sociology W
2

Child Advocate (volunteer)

Established important relationships with children and children's parents and foster parents in reunification processes and in foster care.

  • Constructed and wrote important court documents and attended important court dates representing the children I was assigned
  • Handled important educational documents and attended important meetings held by child protective services.
  • Attended children's events such as school plays, choir recitals, sporting events, and became a mentor for children of special needs.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Psychology
Psychology
3

Casa Jackson Child Advocate

  • Communicated between parents and nurses regarding the health of the children
  • Coordinated with law enforcement and doctors to perform intake of new clients
  • Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, food intake, and progress
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Human Services
4

Mentor Coordinator/ Child Advocate

  • Organize activities for over 150 students
  • Mentor students and train new mentors on policies and procedures
  • Teach Positive Pathway course for 50-55 middle school students
  • Maintains overall 90% mentor match and ensures 100% mentor match with students
  • Designs and implements a comprehensive countywide mentor recruitment and retention strategy
  • Manages and maintains filing system with fully documented mentor and student files
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
5

Child Advocate Manager

  • Obtained employment half way completed with internship
  • Responsible for a full case load as well as supervising 35 or more volunteers
  • Responsible for writing court reports and appearing in court hearings
  • Advocating for children in Dependency cases
  • Routine trainings and seminars pertinent to field of work
  • Positive working relationships with other agencies and organizations
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology And Criminal Justice
MA
Human Services Specializing
6

Child Advocate

  • Set up and maintain adult support groups in the area of domestic violence; youth groups dealing with women's issues
  • Supervise the development and day to day activities of domestic violence intern
  • Assist clients with protective orders working closely with attorneys, judicial, correctional, and law enforcement authorities
  • Liaison with the Dubuque Community schools regarding domestic violence and other youth related issues of drug usage and social and community issues
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
7

Child Advocate Manager

  • Ensure compliance with all Circuit and Statewide administrative and operational standards, policies, procedures, and initiatives in order to achieve consistent, effective best interest advocacy for children assigned to the Program.
  • Visit each child monthly gathers information, gives recommendations and provides written reports in order to advocate for and achieve best interest outcomes for each child, with particular emphasis given to safety, permanency, and normalcy for all children assigned.
  • Attends and contribute in court hearings, depositions, case plan conferences, dependency mediations, staffings, and meetings relating to cases assigned.
  • Maintain complete and accurate case file records relating to all activities, recommendations and results for each case.
  • Collaborated with, team based decision making culture, utilizing all members of the advocacy team such as: attorneys, case coordinators, volunteers and when appropriate, management.
  • Implement and adheres to all Circuit and Statewide volunteer management procedures and practices.
  • Effectively trains, evaluates, provides feedback, coaches, supervises and retains assigned volunteers, when assigned.
  • Supervised 30+ volunteers to achieve advocacy for children in care and managed a caseload of 40+ children and parents.
  • Develop effective working relationships with all local agencies, including the Department of Children and Families and service providers involved in Community Based Care and the child welfare system.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Public Administration
8

Child Advocate Supervisor

  • Supervises 6-10 case managers in child welfare
  • Mentor and train new case managers to be state certified in child welfare
  • Plan permanency for child in out of home care
  • Attend court hearings to provide updates on the children well-being
  • Provide referrals to families to assist with case plan tasks
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
Bsw
9

Case Aide; Child Advocate

  • Monitor cases of parent and children in the foster care system.
  • Transport children to and from visit with parents.
  • Ascertain necessity for action/intervention in cases to maintain high safety level.
  • Document and prepare daily reports of interactions between parents/children.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Business Office Specialist
AS
Human Resources Management
10

Child Advocate Intern

  • Facilitator of teen group
  • Co-facilitator of parenting group
  • Counsels parents on how to improve communication with child and develop healthy habits with child
  • Visited local high schools to discuss sexual harassment and consent
  • Forensic interview and medical intake
  • Assist physical and sexually abused children during their initial and follow-up appointments
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Social Work

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