Dedicated Correctional Counselor with a background in the criminal justice field. Trained in behavioral and psychological issues.
A member of the Hostage Negotiation Team as a negotiator. Often called to situations to converse with agitated individuals to assist in resolving conflict at hand.
Participated in annual institution Job Fair, and taught a required Resume Writing class to participants.
As a unit team member, I participated on the unit disciplinary committee and suggested goals to be met before release. Examples: Education and personal goals, and suggested specialized counseling.
Supervised and maintained security of inmates within a federal prison. As a counselor, my primary duties were to assist approximately 130-150 inmates within a housing units. Responsible for institutional job assignments, housing sanitation, including room inspections and complete safety reports. I also approved visitors and supervised attorney visits, and monitored unit security functions such as e-mails, letters, and telephone calls.
Supervised and maintained security of inmates within a maximum state prison. As a correctional officer I gained experience in all areas of the institution. Examples: Housing unit officer, institutional hospital, mental health floor, towers, industry and visiting room. Emergencies were almost daily, and I responded accordingly and with accuracy to policy.
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