Retired Sheriff Correctional Officer, Reliable Milieu Counselor for trouble youth, Para professional/Special Education Assistant for Autistic and Special needs children. Skilled in direct supervision, activity planning and organization. Thrives in high-stress professional environments. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality of compassionate care and service
Experience working with disabled persons
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Counselor 04/2015 to CurrentChildren's Home of StocktonStockton, CA
Actively supervise and interact with group of youth in daily activities according to structured schedule.
Facilitate activities as needed.
Intervene with youth in milieu as needed to encourage healthy, adaptive behavior.
Set and enforce consequences for disruptive behavior.
Instruct youth on daily living skills including.but not limited to, chores and personal hygiene.
Be a positive role model.
Ensure basic needs of youth are met, including physical and emotional.
Function as member of team, and support and be accountable to all staff.
Provide input on procedures and all resident issues, including planning, intervention strategies.
Administer medication and complete required documentation.
Special Education Assistant/Para-professional01/2013 to CurrentStockton Unified School DistrictStockton, CA
Assist classroom teacher in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking
specialized tasks to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioral objectives.
Work with individuals, small groups, or large groups as assigned teacher.
Assist with behavior modification as assigned by teacher.
Monitor students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments for
the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
Provide programmed practice activities and repetitions as developed by teacher,
therapist or pathologist.
Sheriff Correction Officer05/1990 to 08/2012Santa Clara County Office of the SheriffSan Jose, CA
Escort inmates from their cells to dining rooms, classrooms, hospitals, chapels, and work areas.
Search prisoners for contraband.
Patrol buildings and grounds, checklocks, windows, bars, and gates to prevent escapes.
Transport inmates from one housing unit to another, adhering to departmental policy.
Maintain detailed log; write crime reports.
Counsel individuals and groups on prison rules and listen to their complaints and needs.
Work closely with mental health staff.
Background in hostage negotiations- CIRT (Critical Incident Response Team).
Team Leader for ERT (Emergency Response Team) which involved extracting uncooperative inmates from their cells.
Training instructor for P.R.I.D.E.
Trained in the use of guns, handcuffs, and other restraint equipment.
Treasurer02/1990 to CurrentResurrection Power MinistriesStockton, CA
Direct financial planning, procurement, and investment of funds for organization.
Analyze financial records.
Forecast future financial position and budget requirements.
Advise management on investments and loans for short- and long-range financial plans.
Prepare financial reports.
Develop policies and procedures for accounts.
Bachelor of Science1985Houghton CollegeHoughton, NY
MA: BusinessUniversity of PhoenixLathrop, CABusiness