(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Educational professional accomplished in organizing group as well as class curricula, assisting with lessons and collaborating with other facilitaors and/or Probation Officers to provide levels of education and counseling for group members. A Probation Officer who has worked with over hundereds of offenders over the course of 21 years. Effectively combines real-life experience with over a hundered offenders teaching and counseling them to make better decisions and choices while adapting to their community and environment. Attentive Probation Officer who regularly attends professional development seminars, educational training and meetings throughout the State.
Enjoys working with the public, facilitating groups and working with individuals.


  • 21 years of Criminology experience
  • 21 years of Probation Officer
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Group Facilitator
  • Court experience
  • Knowledge of the law
  • Experience with jails and prisons
  • Lesson planning
  • Schedule management
  • Organized
  • Counseling experience
  • Public speaking
Franklin High School Franklin, VA Expected in 1984 High School Diploma : General - GPA :
Elon College Burlington, NC Expected in Transferred schools Bachelor of Arts : Business Marketing - GPA :
Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Arts : Criminology and sociology - GPA :
Certified Substance Abuse Clinician
Certified group facilitator for Thinking for a Change

Work History
Wider Circle - Group facilitator
Pontiac, MI, 09/2010 - 11/2012
Planned and led group activities for group members ordered into Virginia Alcohol Safety Awareness Program(VASAP) on a weekly basis. Interviewed and prepared assessment reports on individuals referred to Fundamental Counseling Principles and Associates by VASAP and those who were court ordered to complete VASAP. This was a part time position, usually working about four to five hours per week.
Chesapeake Community Services Board - Substance Abuse Group Facilitator
City, STATE, 01/2003 - 03/2009

Planned and led group activities for a substance abuse education class. Prepared reports for the Chesapeake CSB as well as reports for the Chesapeake Community Corrections Program(CCP). This was a part time position working approximately 4 hours a week.

Department Of Corrections/Chesapeake Probation And Parole - Senior Probation and Parole Officer
City, STATE, 06/1992 - Current
I supervise 100+ male and female offenders who are on supervised probation and/or parole for felony offenses they have committed. I counsel them during their meetings with any number of counseling methods such as Motivaitonal Interviewing, Evidenced Based Practices, MET, EPICS II etc. I prepare reports for the court such as probation violation letters, early release letters, screens for a variety of community based programs. In addition, I am currently supervising one probation officer and overseeing the work of six other probation officers. I currently am facilitating a men's Peer Support Group as well as a women's Peer Support Group and co-facilitating a Thinking For a Change Group. 
 I also oversee the substance abuse funds and prepare financial reports quarterly.
First Probation Officer in the State of Virginia to facilitate a Women's Peer Support Group in the community.
Promoted to Senior Probation and Parole Officer within first 5 years of employment with the Department of Corrections

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  • Franklin High School
  • Elon College
  • Old Dominion University

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  • Group facilitator
  • Substance Abuse Group Facilitator
  • Senior Probation and Parole Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts
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