counselor ii resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

My background is working with juveniles in the criminal justices system. I have considerable amount of experience as a supervisor. My strong areas are : training, organization, and interpreting policy and procedure.


- Strong written/oral Communication/Interpersonal Skills

- Able to manage multiple tasks effectively

- Excellent Investigative, organization and problem solving skills

- Knowledge of adolescent treatment modalities, of juvenile justice system

- Principles and practices of court proceedings

- Skilled in interviewing, counseling and accurately assessing client needs.

Work History
Counselor II, 08/2018 - Current
American Addiction Centers Arlington, TX,

Responsibilities include but not limited to: Completing intake paperwork, chair Classification Evaluation Staffing Team (CEST), service plans, place residence in appropriate setting, (CPP, continuum, treatment facility, group home/IL program, Bon Air Correctional Center) review commitment packets, information gathering, present cases to Central Classification Review Committee (CCRC), Institutional Classification Review Committee (ICRC) complete YASI re-assessment, attend treatment team, review monthly progress report, prepare serious offender reports and 60 day reviews, referrals for services, ensure staffing documentation is accurate and processed timely, maintain BADGE, insure LOS calculation is accurate, supervising services and treatment needs of residents while in care. Ensure Community Placement Program, CPP is completing intake correctly, Training of new CPP. participate in a yearly audit, make recommendations for correction and help devise corrective action plans, collaborate with parole officers, re-entry advocates, counselors, therapist and BSU. Make recommendations for juveniles release, prepare release paperwork, ensure all treatment is completed, ensure referral for community services are completed before release and school re-enrollment meeting is scheduled in the community.

Trainings include: SASSI, PREA, Suicide Prevention, Vulnerability and Women in Leadership,

Transitional Parole Officer, Sr., 12/2013 - 08/2018
Chesterfield County, Va Chesterfield, VA,

Responsibilities included but was not limited to: Preparing juveniles coming out of DJJ facility for re-entry back to the community. Manage a caseload of juveniles in DJJ facilities to include Community Placement Programs, CPP, Continuum Placement, Residential Placement and Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center. Work with CAP Unit to ensure proper placement and attend case staffing at facilities. Participate in Sex Offender Panel. Case management using a balanced approach and risk based supervision utilizing YASI and EPICS. Utilize Motivational Interviewing for reports to include: Social Histories and assessments. Make referrals for services and monitor services for effectiveness and juvenile compliance upon juveniles release. Utilize BADGE for case management. Collaborate with facilities for appropriate services. Co-chair and participate with required meetings(Treatment Teams, 30/90 day Re-Entry and MHSTP) while juveniles are in the facilities. Develop comprehensive case plans with the juvenile and family. Work closely with families, schools, community partners and providers. Completed referral packets, ensured school re-enrollment meeting takes place. Interpretation and implementation of policy and procedures. Conducted case staffing with probation officers. Utilized graduated sanction/incentives and electronic monitoring. Performed parole duties in the district to include: Powhatan, Amelia, Dinwiddie, Nottoway and Petersburg. Working knowledge of each court and establishing relationships with Judges and court staff. Sr. duties include reading social histories, training staff in intake, scoring EPICS taps, helping staff with cases, help make decisions for the unit as part of the administrative team, trained and supervised interns in probation/parole. Collaborated with intake staff to ensure correct charges were being brought forth and help Circuit Court write court orders. Implemented holiday community service program for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Unit’s EPICS and YASI coach and was a member of BADGE case load redevelopment committee. Trainings include: Frontline Training, YASI, EPICS, EPICS Coaching, LGBTQ Training, Sens

Probation Officer, 07/2008 - 12/2013
State Of North Carolina Elizabethtown, NC,

Responsibilities included but was not limited to: Supervision of clients and families, identify needs, complete YASI to include risk assessment, implement graduated sanctions/incentives, maintained contact with all agencies involved with client, maintain documentation, maintain BADGE system, perform intake duties as needed, complete DAI instrument, prepare reports, prepare cases for court, testify in court, court coverage and on call duties. The supervision of interns. Find appropriate community resources for clients, attend school board meetings/IEP, admit clients to residential facilities, write social histories, complete commitment packets, complete referral packets, and collaborate with Commonwealth Attorneys. Supervised and trained interns.-Find appropriate community resources for clients needs

- Attend school/board meetings

-Refer/admit clients to Residential Facilities

-Complete commitment packets

-Collaborate with attorneys for charges

Youth Counselor Supervisor, 06/1999 - 07/2008
Brookfield Inc. Group Home City, STATE,

Responsibilities included but was not limited to: Supervising a unit of 8 residents, supervised 2 night staff, 4 relief staff, 6 PRN staff, 2 part time staff and 4 youth counselors. Wrote policy and procedure for the agency and ensured its implementation. Maintaining an annual budget for 8 residents to include numerous accounts. Investigate serious offenses and coordinate services with outside agencies such as social service, probation officers, mentors, schools and medical personnel. Order and dispense psychotropic medication. Coordinate training for staff, train all new staff, wrote training manual, interviews, hiring and dismissal of staff, scheduling, prepare requisitions, approve and track yearly expenditures, reviewed all documentation to ensure its accuracy, approve time sheets, approve leave, prepared evaluations and oversaw staff development. -Interview and hire part time, relief, PRN, night workers and youth staff


-Prepare requisitions

-Approve and track yearly expenditures

-Review all documentation and ensure it’s correct and complete

-Approve time sheets

-Write evaluations and approve raises

-Wrote training manual

Bachelor of Science: Political Science, Expected in 05/1992
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Teaneck, NJ
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School Attended

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Counselor II
  • Transitional Parole Officer, Sr.
  • Probation Officer
  • Youth Counselor Supervisor


  • Bachelor of Science

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