CHILD WELFARE MANUAL

Section 6, Chapter 1 (Recruitment of Resource Families), Subsection 7 – (Sample Profile)

Sample Profile:

Lisa
03-93

Caucasian

 

The purpose of the information provided below is to briefly introduce you to the child (ren) for whom our agency is recruiting an adoptive placement

Lisa is a cute and spunky dark-haired girl who is well-liked by her peers, enjoys extra-curricular activities at school and swims on the local swim team. Lisa really enjoys watching T.V. in her spare time, although she has many other interests as well, such as art projects, music, dancing and theatre. Lisa attends church regularly and is very involved in the activities offered by her church.

At school, Lisa makes above average grades and her teachers report that she is a joy to have in class. She has many friends, and her friends describe her as a person who does not take sides when friends are feuding. She is on the Student Council and is also a Safety Patrol worker. Lisa recently sang a solo in her school musical.

Lisa has a brother with whom she would like to maintain contact. The best family for Lisa would be one who is affectionate, builds her self esteem, allows her to stay in contact with her brother, and supports her interests so that she can grow up to be the best person she can be.

Lisa has no health issues and is legally free for adoption.

For more detailed information about Lisa, contact Suzy Service Worker at 555-5555.

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Descriptive Adjectives: Below, is a list of descriptive words that may be helpful in writing child profiles.

Accomplished

Creative

Humorous

Personable

Active

Curious

Imaginative

Playful

Affectionate

Delightful

Indefatigable

Pleasant

Alert

Dependable

Independent

Poetic

Ambitious

Determined

Innovative

Popular

Amicable

Diligent

Inquisitive

Positive

Amusing

Directed

Intelligent

Practical

Animated

Dramatic

Interesting

Precious

Appealing

Dynamic

Introspective

Precocious

Articulate

Eager

Jovial

Protective

Artistic

Earnest

Joyful

Rambunctious

Athletic

Easygoing

Kind

Reliable

Aware

Endearing

Likeable

Religious

Bashful

Energetic

Lively

Resilient

Bold

Engaging

Lovable

Resourceful

Bouncy

Entertaining

Loving

Respectful

Bright

Enthusiastic

Loyal

Self-confident

Bubbly

Expressive

Mannerly

Sincere

Busy

Extraordinary

Mature

Skillful

Calm

Extroverted

Merry

Sociable

Captivating

Exuberant

Mild

Spirited

Careful

Fascinating

Mischievous

Spiritual

Cautious

Focused

Musical

Spunky

Centered

Friendly

Neat

Thoughtful

Charismatic

Fun

Obedient

Tireless

Charming

Funny

Optimistic

Trusting

Cheerful

Generous

Orderly

Trustworthy

Clever

Gentle

Organized

Typical

Comical

Gifted

Outgoing

Upbeat

Compassionate

Healthy

Outspoken

Vivacious

Confident

Genuine

Patient

Warm

Connected

Hilarious

Peaceful

Well-behaved

Conscientious

Honest

Perfectionistic

Whimsical

Considerate

Hopeful

Persistent

Witty

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