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Foster Care Social Workers provide support to children who have been abused and displaced from their homes. These professionals help children solve their mental, emotional, and behavioral issues and pair them with suitable families, after performing background checks and interviewing children and parents. Based on our collection of Foster Care Social Worker example resumes, main job requirements are people skills, social work expertise, empathy, emotional stability, stamina, availability for field work, recordkeeping, and decision making. Most resumes for the job make display of a Bachelor's Degree in social work; Master's may be required for some positions.

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Foster Care Social Worker

  • Recommended temporary foster care to the judge in formal court hearings as a means of protection of children in imminent danger
  • Developed a written plan with parents of removed children delineating goals and objectives
  • Placed children with foster parents most equipped to meet their needs.
  • Arranged for visitations between parents and children. Coordinated the return of foster
  • Requested termination of parental rights and permanent placement of children when necessary
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Sociology And Social Work
MS
Social Work
2

Therapeutic Foster Care Social Worker

  • Conducted in-home individual and family therapy with children and foster families
  • Developed and conducted therapeutic foster care parent trainings
  • Worked as liaison between foster family and all other agencies involved
  • Communicated with referral agency to advocate for appropriate services for children
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly reports for the referral agency
  • Maintained regular communication with the referring agency case manager
  • Facilitated adoption process between referral agency, foster child, and potential pre-adoptive families
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
MA
Mental Health And Addictions
3

Specialized Foster Care Social Worker

  • Maintain and manage a caseload of families.
  • Developed Service Plans in accordance with company, state and accrediting requirements; monitors and reviews the Service Plan with all participants involved in the case.
  • Implemented permanency planning and meets all permanency goals within timely manner
  • Ensure child safety in coordination with biological and foster families.
  • Maintained thorough documentation of case notes
  • Attended and testified in juvenile court hearings.
  • Draft and submited court reports to all judicial parties.
  • Educated foster parents in child behavior modification techniques.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Social Work
Research
4

Foster Care Social Worker

  • Completed weekly home visits to foster children to monitor progress.
  • Monitored the educational, psychological, medical and reunification plan progress of foster.
  • Worked Collaboratively with County Social Workers in order to best serve foster children.
  • Completed Needs and Service Plans, Quarterly Reports, Termination Summary Reports, Contact Notes, Special Incident Reports, Home Inspections.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Social Work
5

Treatment Foster Care Social Worker

Maintain caseload of children removed from home by CPS and placed in foster homes

  • Documentation of visits(office, home, court, school) in a timely manner
  • Transport children to CPS visits
  • Travel and do home visits twice per month in the home and outside of the foster home
  • Service plans and generate reports
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Juvenile Justice
MA
Executive Master Public Administration
6

Foster Care Social Worker

  • Managed a caseload of 15 foster children
  • Coordinate services for children and Foster parents.
  • Monitor progress of children after placement
  • Participate in DFCS permanency planning, court hearing, and school related meeting for the child
  • Follow guidelines of social work code of ethics
  • Work in conjunction with multidisciplinary team to provide needed treatments and services
  • Complete mandated reports and documentation in a timely manner
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Human Services Child And Family Services
7

Foster Care Social Worker

  • Carryout a minimum of at least 15 cases
  • Home face to face contact
  • Handle emergencies that arise
  • Conduct placement, oversee overall treatment of the child on case load, maintain weekly notes and reports up to date
  • Conduct quality assurance inspections, perform children/family evaluations and assessments for placement
  • Complete needs and service plans reports and quarterly's
  • Communicate with all applicable agencies regarding child progress
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BA
Psychology
MA
Forensic Psychology
8

Foster Care Social Worker

  • Responsible for ensuring safe, permanent and nurturing families for children/adults who are in DSS custody and for whom DSS has placement responsibility.
  • Responsible for providing services to strengthen, preserve and/or reunite families by helping them to improve the conditions that caused Agency intervention.
  • Responsible for providing treatment services to families and children who have been substantiated for abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.
  • Deal with families and the public who may not agree with the law, rules or policy of the process.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Individuals, Families, And Groups
9

Foster Care Social Worker

  • Responsible for managing a caseload of foster children
  • Working with foster children and their family members when reunification with the family is the plan of care and/or preparing the family and child(ren) for an alternative plan of permanent care
  • Planning, arranging and/or providing and monitoring services to foster children and their families
  • Assessing, planning and providing an array of services to current foster youth and former foster youth
  • Providing crisis intervention
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Bsw
Msw
10

Foster Care Social Worker

Arkansas Division of Children and Families, Foster Care Unit

  • Internship working with case workers in the foster care unit.
  • Created files and updated existing files.
  • Worked with clients on completing their case plan.
  • Assisted in transportation of children to visits and appointments.
  • Assisted with family visits.
  • Attended court hearings and staffings with all involved parties to the case.
  • Assisted case workers with daily work.
  • Logged contacts with family members for case worker.
  • Created case plans with the case worker.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
Childhood Education

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