Job Overview

A family support worker provides services in a variety of settings including foster centres and private homes. Their main job is to implement programs that bring parents close to their children and to ensure that any threat of potential harm is abated or reported.

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Family Support Worker Resume Sample

 

Bethany Alexander

112 Lane 11, Powell, WY 66635
Cellular: (999) 9259-9999, Email:


FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

Talented and forward-thinking professional with 5+ years’ extensive experience working as a Family Support Worker. Highly skilled in assisting with the basic services required to meet children and families’ developmental needs. Hand on experience in providing information to families pertinent to reintegration, foster care and adoption services. In depth knowledge of maintaining close relationships with all agencies necessary for carrying out said procedures.

CORE COMPETENCIES INCLUDE
● Conducting home visits● Establishing relationship with families
● Parent-child interaction● Dynamics of child abuse and neglect
● Child development concepts● Meetings/trainings participation
● Parent-child group meetings● Parenting education
● Health and nutrition● Problem-solving
● Stress management● Documentation maintenance

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS
• Successfully placed triplets with one set of adoptive parents following stalking issues from original parents
• Designed and implemented a set of programs that ensured reintegration between children and parents

FAMILY SUPPORT EXPERIENCE

Union Reunions – Powell, WY
Family Support Worker | August 2009 – Present

• Provide services to ensure developmental needs of the family and children
• Provide instruction to families with relevance to parenting skills, child behavior management, child care, money management and meal preparation
• Assess children’s developmental milestones and plan programs accordingly
• Counsel families and individuals regarding social adjustment and medical care
• Provide and arrange support services including child care, prenatal care, substance abuse treatment and job training where necessary
• Develop and review service plans and follow ups


EDUCATION
G.E.D | City School, Powell, WY – 2008

SPECIAL SKILLS
• Ability to establish trusting relationships
• Understanding of socio-cultural problems
• Effective parenting skills
• Ability to listen for long hours
• Profound ability to manage emergencies
• Good decision making and organizational skills
• Bilingual – English and Spanish