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Youth Care Workers assist students in activities and programs and act as a mentor to troubled adolescents. Typically, Youth Care Workers work at facilities that house homeless or runaway teenagers, delinquent children and adolescents, or those with psychological problems. Example resumes for this position indicate skills like supervising troubled youth and following their scheduled activities in a residential lockdown treatment center, and leading therapeutic groups such as anger management, KIV, life skills and self-esteem. Employees may need a bachelor's degree or social work experience on their resumes, and a degree in psychology may also be helpful in some cases.

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Youth Care Worker

  • Maintained client progress notes and assisted in developing goal-oriented service plans.
  • Supervised youth recreational activities and facilitated workshops surrounding education, employment and self-development.
  • Assisted with crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors, offered peer counseling and encouraged civic engagement with members of the surrounding community.
  • Ensured all case records and files were maintained in a proper manner and in accordance with confidentiality policy.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Social Work
2

Youth Care Worker

  • Provided direct care supervision for youth residing in Southwest Key's unaccompanied minor shelter.
  • Fostered an environment that facilitated the learning and behavioral management of resident youth in a supportive manner.
  • Completed necessary paperwork, provided youth with an overview of the program services
  • Planned and coordinated special educational events, recreational events, and academic classes.
  • Ensured all forms and progress notes in Southwest key's web based program met compliance with state and federal requirements.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Science
Certification
3

Youth Care Worker

  • Provided direct supervision, behavior management and strategic treatment interventions for youth in residence
  • Trained and supported to build helping relationships with troubled youth in a therapeutic community
  • Worked with troubled youth, to provide them with strong, stable, nurturing relationships and guidance
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Sociology
4

Youth Care Worker

Conduct intake services. Providing youth with an overview of the program services.

  • Provide basic needs to youth upon arriving.
  • Serve as a positive role model to youth and develop a positive rapport.
  • Assist in distributing medication to youth that has been prescribed.
  • Maintain safe, clean and hazard- free facility
  • Be able to do required task with minimal to no supervision
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
5

Youth Care Worker

  • Serve as an advocate, mentor, educator, coach, and role model for 15 to 19 year old boys in a structured, strengths-based, and trauma-informed residential treatment program
  • Provide crisis stabilization, assess youth needs, and verbally de-escalate youth
  • Implement youths' Individual Treatment Plans (ITPs) and consistently support goal progress
  • Build a therapeutic and supportive relationship with specific youth case load and family
  • Produce weekly progress notes, quarterly ITPs, and parent contact notes for case load
  • Facilitate weekly milieu meetings and provide leadership for the youth in their living environment
  • Formulate cohesive Incident Reports as needed and compose detailed log entries
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Youth Care Worker

Observe and document behavior of detained youth

  • Preparation and delivery of services related to basic human needs
  • Meet, greet, and search detained youth to prevent injury
  • Interact and guide detained youth regarding individual and group behaviors
  • Physically manage detained youth to prevent injury
  • Ensure community safety by adhering to facility security procedures
  • Administer first aid as necessary
  • Complete clear and concise documentation of behaviors and actions of the detained youth
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
7

Youth Care Worker

  • Providing a safe, secure, and effective treatment for offending and at risk youth
  • Addressing specific needs of each youth on an individual basis in the Department of Juvenile System
  • Transitioned into Lead Youth Care in 2014, under the supervision of the Director. My job responsibilities entailed, training new hires on daily routines, and expectations of the organization.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Early Child Care
8

Youth Care Worker

  • Maintain safety and security of staff, youth, and visitors within the facility
  • Oversee daily routines of youth in placement
  • Manage behavior of youth, at times aggressive or violent
  • When necessary engage in physical restraint of violent youths
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Psychology And Political Science

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