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Youth Advocates take measures to support the best interests of young individuals. Some of the work duties listed on a Youth Advocate resume example are organizing seminars and counseling sessions, recommending protective services, identifying young people issues, mentoring children and teenagers, serving as a role model, and visiting clients at home. Our collection of resumes in the field focuses on skills like being able to interact with young people, social work expertise, stamina, patience, networking, organization, and an interest in helping others. A Bachelor’s Degree in psychology is usually required to work as a Youth Advocate.

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Youth Advocate

  • Provided assessment, crisis intervention & counseling to adolescents and families at risk; served as liaison interfacing with schools & courts
  • Consulted with interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal educational and mental health plans for youth and families
  • Hired and supervised part-time counseling staff and student interns
  • Assisted in grant writing for after school program; provided administrative support for this program
  • Developed and coordinated Peer Outreach Leadership Program for high school students; mentored youth and provided training in life skills
  • Collaborated with four town initiative for Youth Leadership Project; served as Coordinator of the Four Town Talent Show 1990, 1991
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Msw
2

Youth Advocate

  • Provided mentoring support to youth and participated in development of individualized service plan for youth
  • Educated youth to acquired greater communication, system navigation and self regulation skills
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with youth and families receiving services
  • Identified needs of youth and families and took appropriate actions to rendered appropriate assistance
  • Thoroughly documented work done on behalf of youth clients
  • Maintained comprehensive documentation
  • Served on the Sacramento County Youth Advocate Committee and executed team projects
  • Advocated for youth clients voice and perspective in development and treatment planning
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Government
3

Family and Youth Advocate

Provided direct client care, parenting and youth skills training for at risk youth and families.

  • Provided one on one Case management for the following areas, housing, employment, school success, and crisis support.
  • Making decision, solving problems, analyzing, and evaluating for the best outcome success for the youth and family.
  • Provided DV support, violence prevention including gang activities in the community and schools, through skills building.
  • Established and maintain interpersonal relationship with outside agencies.
  • Knowledge of community resources, enabling appropriate refers specific clients' needs.
  • Provides violence prevention skills training groups in school and community settings.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Sociology
4

House Advocate-youth Advocate

  • Operated crisis-line, addressed crisis intervention needs, and hospital response support.
  • Research and prepared community education presentations and group lesson plans.
  • Prepared and maintained client files accurately and neatly.
  • Provide support for children and adult survivors of Domestic/Sexual Violence.
  • Maintained strict client confidentiality.
  • Attended and participated in community council meetings.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
5

Youth Advocate

  • Helped young individuals transition out of care and support their personal goals
  • Assisted in event and program planning for youth in foster care and juvenile justice programs
  • Prepared summary reports and performance evaluations
  • Maintain records of challenges during program and develop recommendations to address issues
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
Government And Justice
BA
Psychology
MA
Clinical Psychology
6

Youth Advocate

Advocated and mentored adolescents in mandated program by the Department of Juvenile Justice.

  • Attended Juvenile Court with clients
  • Assisted clients and their families with community connections and services as well as other needs such as homework and transportation.
  • Worked closely with probation officers, teachers, therapists, and case workers in a wraparound process.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Psychology
7

Youth Advocate

  • Ensured that youth in [company name] programs are treated with dignity and their rights are protected
  • Helped to resolve any complaints or concerns a youth may have
  • Ensured compliance with all youth treatment policies and regulations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Communication
8

National Youth Advocate Program Treatment Advocate

Effectively work with and be respectful to persons from various cultures, socioeconomic, ethnic, racial and religous backgrounds.

  • Participate in the development of the youths Initial Service Plan and am a member of each youths service team implementing goals and objectives.
  • Teach life skills and resume building to assigned youth.
  • Complete all required reports and documents for any incidents involving assigned youth.
  • Repspond directly to emergencies and crises which occur with youth.
  • Meet weekly with the Treatment Team to review the goals, progress and sctivities related to assigned youth.
  • Transport youth to school, job interviews, sports functions, various appointments and court dates.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sciences
9

Youth Advocate

  • Assist students in achieving positive academic outcomes including high school graduation; attaining life skills; and completion of a successful employment experience.
  • Meets regularly with students enrolled on my case-load in the academic environment to review grades, attendance, social skills, and future plans.
  • Develops strong relationships with students and their families to understand and/or identify home issues that might impede school, work, and post-secondary success.
  • Completes monthly family interactions through home visits and/or phone calls to ensure that parents and/or guardians are informed of, and in agreement with, the service goals established for their child.
  • Partners with core subject teachers and school counselors to ensure students on their case-load come to class on-time and are prepared to learn.
  • Accurately completes program documentation and reporting on students in case-load in the required format and in accordance with required timeframes.
  • Partners with the Jobs Institute team to resolve employment partner challenges/issues.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Psychology
10

Youth Advocate

Provide mentoring support to youth

  • Model pro-social behaviors for youth
  • Develop relationships with families of youth clients and maintain regular dialogue with family members about youths' needs, progress in the program, and challenges
  • Assist in supervision of youth during all on and off-campus activities
  • Plan and lead weekly bible study for young men
  • Assist in cleaning duties for assigned classroom
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job

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