Motivating and talented Criminal Justice Instructor driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners. Charismatic criminal justice Professor with four years in higher education. Accomplished lecturer who effectively articulates information and responds honestly to questions from students.
Treatment Planning & Evaluation
Training & Education
Clinical Care Planning
Foster Home Supervision
Patient & Family Education
Criminal Justice System
Strategic Planning & Analysis
Substance Abuse Care
Contributing author to the Liberian Empowerment Organization BY-Law and Constitution, published in April 2014. Wrote a paper on A Plan for the Restructuring of the Department of Homeland Security published on Academia.edu in March 2015 and received over 48 references.
Adjunct Instructor January 2012 to CurrentBrightwood Institute - Philadelphia, PA
Teach classes on Introduction to Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Corrections and Policing, Juvenile Delinquency, Terrorism, and Interpersonal Communications using established curricula.
Maintain professional competence by reading, research and through professional affiliations; submit evidence of participation to the Office of the Criminal Justice Chair.
Develop strategies for creating an environment conducive to learning, and success.
Design, administer, and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus and approved by the department chair.
Employ a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning styles of students.
Forensic Clinical Evaluator January 2010 to January 2014Public Health Management Corporation - Philadelphia, PA
Gathered client information from Philadelphia prisons, Defender Association, and Adult Probation/Parole Department to determine appropriate levels of care; conducted clinical reviews with consulting physicians.
Wrote evaluations and coordinated funding authorizations for placement and treatment.
Worked closely with colleagues, management team, government agencies, and higher education institutions to meet program goals.
Social Worker/ Case Manager January 2007 to January 2011Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
Planned, coordinated, and oversaw foster home compliance with governmental regulations and internal policies and procedures.
Supervised foster homes, kinship homes and contributed as part of a team environment to develop and oversee all daily operations, client activities, and case management plans.
Conducted face-to-face appointments, with professional organizations and families.
Managed client medical and health records, attended family meetings and prepared daily progress reports; made recommendations to appropriate agencies for services when necessary.
Visited foster homes to assess child safety and wellbeing in placement homes.
Developed and maintained relationships with biological parents and legal representatives; testified in court and made recommendations regarding client progress within the placement environment.
Applied Behaviors Analysis Counselor / Supervisor January 2004 to January 2007Melmark Inc - Berwyn, PA
Manage nightly operations of adults and youth residential homes to ensure the safety and comfort of clients; oversee emergency drills and safety procedures.
Monitor and document client's self-administration of self-prescribed medications Schedule, supervise, evaluate and manage staff resources.
Provided daily oversight for clients with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome using behavior analysis techniques.
Monitored operations for compliance with established policies and operating procedures.
Maintained regular contact with clients' families to update them on treatment, management and interpretation of behavioral data.
Conducted annual assessments of Individual Educational Plans (IEP), Bi-weekly Clinical Reviews and progress notes.
Taught students functional living skills, socialization skills, recreational and leisure skills and functional communication skills.
Early career highlights include roles as a Member of the Liberian National Police and the Armed Forces of Liberia. Auto Technician with Reedman Auto World and Assistant Coordinator with Lutheran World Relief Services.
Master of Science : Criminal Justice Leadership, 2011New England College - Henniker, NH, U.S.ACriminal Justice Leadership
Master of Science : Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 2015Kaplan University - Lauderdale, FL, U.S.A
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Certificate of Incident Command System FEMA Emergency Management Institute Lock and Track Database Training Forensic Services Database Training HIPPA Privacy and Security Training Pennsylvania Clinical Placement Criteria, DSM-IV and Co-Morbidity Placement - Certificate American Red Cross Certification American Heart Association Courses Automatic Defibrillator Devices Community Leadership Kaplan UniversityLiberian Empowerment Organization, Founding Member, 2013
Philadelphia Homeless Shelter, Volunteer, 2012
United Way of Philadelphia, Volunteer, 2012
Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice Administration, 2007University of Phoenix - Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A
Associate of Arts : Automotive Technology, 2003Lincoln Technical Institute - Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A
Autism Case Management, Interpersonal Communications, communication skills, counseling, Criminal Justice Researh, functional behaviors skills development, Government policies and programs, Law Enforcement, Military Experienced, Leadership Skills, legal notes taking, PowerPoint, Social Media Functions, Clinical Care, Strategic Planning & Analysis, Supervision, Teaching, Technician, Developing Treatment Planning, Foster Care Supervision, Grant Writing, Student Tutoring.
Master of Science : Criminal Justice Leadership , 2011 Master of Science : Homeland Security and Emergency Management , 2015 Certificate of Incident Command System FEMA Emergency Management Institute Lock and Track Database Training Forensic Services Database Training HIPPA Privacy and Security Training Pennsylvania Clinical Placement Criteria, DSM-IV and Co-Morbidity Placement - Certificate American Red Cross Certification American Heart Association Courses Automatic Defibrillator Devices Community Leadership Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice Administration , 2007 Associate of Arts : Automotive Technology , 2003
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