Career advancement to the position of Adult Probation Officer III which will utilize my experience
in supervising offenders under probation; providing exemplary rehabilitation services and utilizing
the programs that have been implemented within the Pinal County Supervisor Court. Three years of experience working with as an Adult Probation Officer. Over eight years of experience working with the Intensive Supervision Services program for juveniles. Proficiency on Superior Court procedures involving probation matters. Probation Officer trainer for new employees Board based experience in areas including: defensive tactics, firearms, motivational interviewing, Blood borne Pathogen, Court procedures, Victim Rights, Intensive Probation Supervision Services, Intoxilyzer training, An understanding of the principles of the criminal justice system relating to adult probation. Strong ability to analyze situations, select alternatives, project consequences of action, implement recommendations and take action. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county departments, public officials, public and private agencies, community groups, law enforcement and the general public.
Adult Probation Officer II10/2008 to CurrentPINAL COUNTY-SUPERIOR COURTFlorence, Arizona
Supervise and provide casework services to probationers at the direction of the Superior Court.
Refer probationers to community agencies that offer specialized services that are required for a particular individual's need.
Conduct interviews with assigned cases according to approved counseling techniques in order to determine and clarify probationer's problems; Gather and evaluate data pertinent to individual cases in connection with both investigation and supervision.
Bring alleged violations of the probationer to the attention of the court; Determine when circumstances warrant modification of court orders and initiate the necessary action to procure a decision by the court on such modifications.
Carefully document facts and testify in court with respect to the probationer's activities, behaviors, and make recommendations base on these investigations.
Train new employees that are hired.
Conduct supervised visits with probationers either at home, work or in the community.
Supervise community restitution projects for probationers.
Juvenile Probation Officer08/2000 to 10/2008JACKSON COUNTY FAMILY COURT Intensive Supervision ServicesKansas City, Mo.
Provide varied treatment and services designed to meet the rehabilitative needs to children and their families which is accomplished through casework techniques such as assessments, treatment development, counseling and direct supervision.
Assess and determine the rehabilitative needs of youth and families through various methods, such as personal interviews, case history investigations, evaluation and consultation with professional sources.
Maintain regular and frequent contact with youth to provide supervision and monitor behavior and progress to ensure constructive response to treatment and services.
Attend court and make recommendations regarding youth; facilitate youth group as needed and assist with social skills groups, Parents Who Care, anger management and life skills groups.
Co-facilitator with the Gang Task Force.
Maintain the family court Gang Task Force database that is accessible for Jackson County Family Court and other social service agencies.
Certificates in Criminal Street Gangs II, Clan Lab Investigations II.
TEMPORARY LODGING FOR CHILDREN Olathe, KS.
House Manager/Case Manager06/1999 to 08/2000
Provide primary care, supervision and daily living services to shelter home residents.
Provide a variety of treatment and protective services to meet the needs of youth placed in the facility.
Provide case management services included assessments, treatment development, counseling and direct care.
Supervise Youth Workers; Schedule and participate in TLC case staffing; Establish and maintain positive working relationship with community social services agencies and workers, mental health professional, law enforcement and educators; Assist with the orientation and initial training of beginning House Managers and youth care workers.
Participate in staff development and in-service training.
Plan weekly menus.
Purchase household necessaries for daily living.
Duties also included: Providing transportation, attending court hearings and teaching youth effective behavioral patterns in dealing with everyday situations.
Developing and stabilizing personal, social, and emotional skills in dealing with their frustrations and anger.
Provide situation training including, but not limited to, communications skills, rational problem-solving skills, social skills, nutrition and health, personal hygiene, home management and daily living skills.
Youth Care Worker03/1998 to 06/1999Temporary Lodging for Children Olathe, KS
Assist with providing primary care, supervision and daily living services to shelter home residents.
Provided situational training including but not limited to communications skills, rational problem-solving skills, social skills, and daily living skills.
Bachelors of Arts degree: Administration of Criminal JusticeJune 1997California State UniversityLos Angeles, Ca.Administration of Criminal Justice
Associate of Science: Administration of JusticeDecmeber 1995Riverside Community CollegeRiverside, Ca.Administration of Justice Specialized trAINING Certified as a Probation Officer in Arizona Intoxilyzer Operator Qualified to carry firearm Certificates in Criminal Street Gangs II, Clan Lab Investigations I and II Awards and honors Pinal County-Probation Officer of the Year 2012
Bachelor of Arts: Administration of Criminal JusticeDecember 1999Columbia CollegeMo., ColumbiaGPA: Deans ListAdministration of Criminal Justice Deans List
case management, clarify, communications skills, consultation, counseling, database, direction, law enforcement, mental health, primary care, problem-solving skills, progress, social services, staff development, staffing, supervision, teaching, transportation
JACKSON COUNTY FAMILY COURT Intensive Supervision Services
Temporary Lodging for Children Olathe, KS
California State University
Riverside Community College
Job Titles Held:
Adult Probation Officer II
Juvenile Probation Officer
House Manager/Case Manager
Youth Care Worker
Bachelors of Arts degree : Administration of Criminal Justice June 1997 Associate of Science : Administration of Justice Decmeber 1995 Bachelor of Arts : Administration of Criminal Justice December 1999
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