Choosing carefully what to put into your child advocate resume is critical to its success.
Resumes are divided into parts and all of them need to be written with perfection.
Once you are done deciding what sections need to go into your resume, you need to see what goes into these sections.
To see what information each resume section can hold, refer to the following sample:
Child Advocate Resume Sample
7 Loma Circle | Beatrice, NE 68312 | (000) 524-7574 | arthurbinge @email . com
“100% success in child advocacy”
12-year proven track record of investigating each child case thoroughly and ensuring appropriate interventions. Exceptionally talented in reporting findings to courts, aiming to assist assigned children in maintaining a positive existence.
Strong children assessment skills and talented in creating a rapport with family members and children, in a bid to earn their trust. Effectively provide crises intervention as proposed by the court and social services.
|✓ Hotline Support||✓ Conflict Resolution||✓ Crises Intervention|
|✓ Safe House Support||✓ Basic Services Access||✓ Child Evaluation|
|✓ Records Maintenance||✓ Threat Minimization||✓ Psychological Testing|
|✓ Child Assessment||✓ Adoption Arrangement||✓ Truancy Dealing|
• Placement: Successfully placed all 6 children of a family with one adoptive family.
• Assessment: Introduced a foolproof way of assessing children and their families to determine histories of abuse and mistreatment.
• Novelty: Implemented a series of psychological testing tools, considered one of their kind in the industry.
• Intervention: Warded off potential threat to a child, by stepping in just in time and handling a crises situation.
The State of Nebraska, Beatrice, NE | 6/2011 – Present
• Meet with assigned children and effectively determine their past histories and problems
• Engage children in conversation, identify their ideas, views and wishes, in a bid to determine their accurate requirements
• Determine if assigned children have a history of abuse or neglect, through appropriate investigations
• Speak on behalf of children to ensure that their views are considered in any decisions that may be made by courts
• Interview family and friends and consult with teachers and physicians to verify children’s claims and conditions
• Observe children in various social settings to determine their behavior and interaction with others
• Report all findings to the court in the form of interview summaries and investigation reports
• Provide counseling to children and their families in group sessions and on a one on one basis
• Arrange for support services such as adequate child care, prenatal care and food assistance
Northern Children’s Services, Beatrice, NE | 2/2005 – 5/2011
• Interviewed clients (parents and children) to determine their specific requirements for services
• Logged all information in reports and submitted them to the presiding child advocate
• Engaged young children in conversation to decipher signs of abuse and / or neglect and alerted supervisors if any such findings do turn up
• Created and maintained effective liaison with support services agencies, to ensure delivery of timely care and assistance
• Managed records of assigned cases in the database, in an accurate and confidential manner
Nebraska State University, Beatrice, NE – 2004
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
PCCD Training – 2005
Excellent References available