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South Carolina Deptof Social Services - Human Service Specialist Ii Resume Example

Victoria Ramirez
Professional Summary

Highly trained social worker with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both human services and high level residential psychiatric facility. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Dedicated case management with twenty four years of experience.

  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Mood disorder knowledge
  • Grief and bereavement counseling
  • Certified in child and adult protection services
  • Clinical experience
Human Service Specialist II Oct 2006Apr 2014 South Carolina Dept.of Social Services Aiken, SC

Under limited supervision, perform specialized case management in the areas of adult and child welfare services including but not limited to the areas of child welfare services which include areas of foster care, treatment, assessment, permanency planning, intake and adult protective and preventive services, permanency planning, foster care, foster parent recruitment and licensure, and treatment services for children and families. Participate in appropriate staffing to determine the best possible plan for adults and children in agency care. Develop a comprehensive case plan to include counseling, referrals, supportive resources and referrals for foster children, families of origin and foster families or alternative placements as appropriate. Provide continuous family assessment to carry out the family service intervention plan by monitoring services to the family or origin, foster children and foster parents or placement providers. Provide continuous family assessment/treatment to carry out the family service intervention plan by monitoring services to the family of origin, foster children, and foster parents or placement providers and treatment families. Conduct home studies for purpose of evaluating family functioning, relationships and ability to case for adults and foster children which may include home visits, references, fire and health inspections and other requirements as indicated by agency policy or law. Remove children from abusive or neglectful homes in order to place them in a protective environment. Assist law enforcement and/or Family Court in emergency removal of adults and children and placement in a protective environment. Provide permanency planning services to children in a licensed foster care home or licensed facility. Provide casework services to family members to reunify children with families as appropriate. Provider supervisory or oversight follow-up as needed after the children return home. Provide visitation between parents of origin and children. Prepare termination of parental right (TPR) summaries when adoption is determined to be the plan. Provide visitation between parents of origin and children. Make emergency placements of foster children after hours when a disruption occurs. Make home visits as required by agency policy and applicable law(s). Prepare cases for Foster Care Review board and permanency planning hearing for court. Maintain case records, case narrative recordings written and electronically (into agency designated system) for documentation and auditing purposes as required by agency policy in a timely and accurate manner. Participate in agency and / or professional staffing on cases as required. Complete agency reports s required. Interpret social service programs to other services, clients, general public and to the community as needed. Complete documents and/or maintain files in such a manner that funding recoupment can be made on behalf of the agency. Perform Red Cross shelter duty or other emergency shelter duty/services as required. Perform related duties as required and/or directed. On call after hours.


Residential Counselor II Aug 2005Oct 2006 Alternative Behavioral Services Columbia, SC

Supervision and management of emotionally disturbed children and adolescents within a therapeutic resident milieu(dorm). Assisted with coordination of therapeutic activities and over sees the completion of patient activities including but not limited to hygiene, chores, journalizing, homework, and other clinical assignments. Also intervene during crisis intervention and process with child/adolescent during crisis.

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Senior. Human Service Specialist Mar 1994Nov 2003 South Carolina Dept. of Social Services Barnwell, SC

Conducted intake, screening, investigations and assessment of suspected abuse/neglect and exploitation of adults and children. This included background checks, home studies of placement of children. Monitored family progress, referrals to other community agencies. On call with beeper twenty four hours. Collaborated with law enforcement to interview victims and perpetrators. Collaborated with other social agencies for treatment for families. Supervised Human Service Division in the absence of supervisors


Parent Net Outreach Worker/Prevention Specialist Sep 1990Mar 1994 Aiken Center for Alcohol and Other Drugs Aiken, SC Coordinated Services to assure clients had access to a full array of needed community services. Duties performed were intake, referrals to other community agencies, case management, crises intervention. case consultation and follow up on referrals.  Conducted, parenting skill classes when needed to women who were in group therapy
Master of Science : Psychology May 2012 University of Phoenix Augusta, GA
Bachelor of Arts : Social Work and Psychology May 1989 Limestone College Gaffney, SC
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Previous Companies:

  • South Carolina Deptof Social Services
  • Alternative Behavioral Services
  • South Carolina Dept of Social Services

Previous Job Positions:

  • Human Service Specialist II
  • Residential Counselor II
  • Senior Human Service Specialist
  • Parent Net Outreach Worker
  • Prevention Specialist


  • University of Phoenix
  • Limestone College

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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