Sample Child Welfare Specialist Resume

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William Owens
1091 Tori Lane
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Job Objective To use my skills, training and experiences to secure a position as a Child Welfare Specialist with a reputable company in the business.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in professional child welfare social services
  • Sound knowledge of the child welfare services field principles
  • Familiarity with state and federal laws relating to child welfare
  • In-depth knowledge of child welfare supervision practices and coaching techniques
  • Proficient with MS Word, Power Point, Excel, and E-mail
  • Skilled in establishing community relations and public relations
  • Sound ability to prepare complex written and oral reports
  • Highly organized, high attention to detail, excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Work Experience:

Child Welfare Specialist, May 2006 – Present
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), Salt Lake City, UT

  • Provided casework services for child welfare system designed to achieve permanency for children and their family of origin.
  • Performed tasks to engage children and families in these processes.
  • Completed and submitted all required reports and documentations.
  • Participated in supervisory process for guidance, direction and support.
  • Conducted family-child team meetings.
  • Coordinated and collaborated with other services providers for child’s well-being.

Child Welfare Specialist, March 2003 – April 2006
ICF International, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Participated in family team conferences and agency staffing.
  • Interviewed and established working relationships with children and families.
  • Presented investigative findings to child death review, citizen review, and internal child fatality review panels.
  • Conducted investigations for allegations of abuse and neglect of children.
  • Presented affidavit reports to the Court and District Attorney, and testified during proceedings.


Bachelor’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing, Griggs University, Silver Spring, MD

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