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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary
To acquire a challenging and rewarding position as Counselor, Chief
Highlights
  • MS Office
  • Natural leader
  • Behavioral intervention specialist
Accomplishments

CADC II Certification

Experience
2010 to 11/2015
Behavior Specialist/Counselor Accounting And Consulting Group, Llp Brownsville, TX,
  • Currently serves as Programs Counselor - with guided curriculum, facilitate behavioral and cognitive programs to adult, female offenders (Active Parenting, Family Violence, Matrix ERS, Matrix RP, M4C, Moving On, MRT, Re-Entry Skills Building, SOPP, and T4C).
  • Document group participants' progress (group participation, behavior, succession of completion, and/or non-compliance) in SCRIBE/Re-Entry Plan.
  • Train and supervise three (3) Offender Career Guidance Technicians.
  • Case Manager for a caseload of 50 female offenders.
  • Served as temporary F/C program coordinator (3 months)
07/1997 to 11/2009
Administrative Assistant Providence Health & Services Everett, WA,
  • Signs correspondence and/or documents as authorized by warden (parole papers; in-house correspondence, etc.) Receive and screen phone calls, analyze questions and/or concerns of family members and other general public regarding offender population and determine appropriate action or response; document, when necessary, in SCRIBE and/or forward information as needed.
  • Ombudsman - Investigate offender concerns by obtaining information from other institutional staff; report findings to warden; forward findings to GDC Ombudsman Unit.
  • Local EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Coordinator - provided assistance to employees with personal and/or family related matters, via the Central Personnel Administration (CPA) Employee Support Services.
  • Served as member of Employee Benefit Committee - assists with coordination, planning, and supervision of pertinent staff activities and functions.
  • Warden's Designee (TOPPSTEP) - performed final review of all TOPPSTEP Packages prior to the release of offenders, maintained documentation on the Performance Recording Sheet, indicating the required steps in the process have been completed and/or approved.
  • Maintained Habeas Corpus files - on behalf of the Warden, receives Habeas Corpus civil action suits from local court; after review by Warden, makes request for representation from GDC Legal Department; ensures that pertinent staff is aware of pending Habeas Corpus hearings.
  • Contact for Diagnostic Transfers - retrieved busing order from SCRIBE; contact district sheriff departments requesting offenders' transfer to Pulaski State Prison for transfer to D diagnostic Unit Maintained Emergency Plans ensuring updates were in compliance with GDC's Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Served as back-up support for Warden's Secretary and/or Media Specialist Supervised 2 General Clerks - Inmate Records - maintained management files by documenting in Team Georgia - Employee/Manager Service Program; maintained local management file; kept staff abreast of any new SOP or other changes pertaining to offender's institutional records; assisted employees with maintaining offender institutional files.
  • Served one-year term as Segregation Committee Co-chairperson - Held segregation hearings within 96 hours of offenders being placed in segregation pending disciplinary hearing, protective custody, and/or other investigative status.
05/1994 to 08/1997
Senior Secretary Pulaski State Prison City, STATE,
  • Processed all in-coming correspondence to Deputy Warden, i.e., receiving, filing, forwarding and/or responding to correspondence as needed.
  • Provided back-up assistance to Operations Analyst - assisted with processing of offender schedules by inputting data received from institutional Classification Committee into OMS (Offender Management System); printed and copied offender work schedules and forwarded to assigned counselor(s).
  • After approval of offender visitation forms, placed all approved visitors into OMS system; forwarded copy to offender/Inmate Records; printed weekly report for Security personnel for scheduled visitation.
Education
Expected in December 2014
CADC II (Certified Addiction Counselor:
GDC/Risk Reductions - Forsyth, GA
GPA:
Expected in April 2012
MA: Psychology
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Psychology
Expected in December 2009
BSS: Human Services
Mercer University - Macon, GA
GPA:
Human Services
Expected in July 2007
AA:
Middle Georgia College - Cochran, GA
GPA:
Expected in June 1992
: Secretarial/IOT
Heart of Georgia Technical College - , GA
GPA:
Secretarial/IOT
Expected in June 1978
High School Graduate:
Dublin High School - , GA
GPA:
Expected in August 1997
Sex Offender (POC) - Alternate *Certifications: CADCII, Notary Public *Programs Training: Active Parenting, Anger Management, DETOURS, Family Violence, Matrix - ERS/Relapse Prevention, M4C, Moving On, MRT, Re-Entry Skills Building, SOPP, T4C *Basic Correctional Officer Training:
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GPA:
Hostage Negotiation (40-hour) - Completed September 1998 *Basic Management Training
Skills
Analyst, back-up, Basic, Case Manager, Counselor, CPA, documentation, filing, forms, GDC, Legal, Management Training, Negotiation, Notary Public, Personnel, progress, receiving, Recording, SOP, supervision, phone

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • GDC/Risk Reductions
  • University of Phoenix
  • Mercer University
  • Middle Georgia College
  • Heart of Georgia Technical College
  • Dublin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Behavior Specialist/Counselor
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Senior Secretary

Degrees

  • CADC II (Certified Addiction Counselor
  • MA
  • BSS
  • AA
  • High School Graduate
  • Sex Offender (POC) - Alternate *Certifications: CADCII, Notary Public *Programs Training: Active Parenting, Anger Management, DETOURS, Family Violence, Matrix - ERS/Relapse Prevention, M4C, Moving On, MRT, Re-Entry Skills Building, SOPP, T4C *Basic Correctional Officer Training

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