Child Welfare Specialist Resume

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Career Objective:

A candidate with extensive knowledge about Child abuse laws and ability to use techniques and principles for ensuring safety of children looking for a specialist position in a children home or social service organization.

Professional strengths:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of child welfare service
  • Familiar with child growth and development as well as the rules of child welfare
  • In-depth knowledge of the provisions of Child Abuse and Neglect Act
  • Good communication skills and have the ability to comprehend written and oral reports
  • Possess excellent interviewing skills and the ability to prepare written reports in a clear and concise manner

Professional Experience:

Organization: Children Home Association, Boston

Duration: April 2011 till date

Designation: Child Welfare Specialist

  • Responsible to conduct field visits to perform investigations on allegations of child abuse or neglect
  • Handled interviews of family members and other child care professionals to assess child safety
  • Perform assessment of the risk of future abuse or neglect of children in the household
  • Coordinate with staff, family members and service providers to evaluate safety interventions to reduce risks for children
  • To enter and maintain accurate records of all case information in computerized systems
  • Assist families to navigate government agencies and access entitlement benefits
  • Responsible to file petitions and testify legal proceedings

Organization: Boston Social Service, Boston

Duration: May 2009 to March 2011

Designation: Senior Child Support Staff

  • Responsible to assist child welfare specialist to foster care arrangements, protect neglected or abused children and with adoption placement
  • Ensure that the child protection services comply with relevant legislation, policies, and standards of Child Safety Practice Manual
  • To counsel adopting parents on pending legal adoption and to place children in foster homes
  • Evaluating the mental and physical makeup of children to determine their requirements
  • Responsible to assist children with problems in social adjustments and provide support to parent in child nurturing problems
  • Perform investigations of home conditions to protect children from harmful environmental areas
  • Provide training programs on behavior, parenting and child development to parents

Educational Summary:

Achieved bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology

College of Business Studies in the year 2009


Will be pleased to provide upon request.

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