Team oriented Juvenile Court Counselor with more than 25 years of experience with juvenile probation cases and treatment plans for individuals. Dependable, conscientious and personable
Advanced Defensive Tactics training
MS Office proficiency
Problem solving expertise
1998 Recipient of YMCA Black Achievers Award, Outstanding Community Leader
Erie School District , Tutor
Rites of Passage College, Counselor
Gannon University Youth Basketball Camp Counselor
Provides case management services, counseling and supervision of adjudicated or delinquent juveniles to assure compliance with court ordered dispositions.
Prepares all probation reports for each client
Participates in an on-call rotation to provide after hours response for emergency needs of juveniles, making decisions regarding and arranging for or providing transportation of juveniles in need of secure or non secure custody, interagency, multidisciplinary planning and team meetings and maintains extensive court records and documentation in a statewide online juvenile database.
Maintains daily contact with juveniles, school visits, home visits, using the electronic monitoring system for some juveniles
Maintains juveniles for several counties
Created, organized and maintained files, daily case notes and electronic databases.
Referred offenders to appropriate community agencies to complete services in compliance with court orders.
Maintained positive relationships with offenders and their families through weekly visits.
Developed professional relationships with offenders through home, school, detention and community visits.
Offered transitional services for program offenders, including referral to appropriate community agencies and organizations.
Worked in collaboration with offenders to engage them in case planning.
Processing offender cases ordered from court
Manage monthly contact with offenders to comply with judgement orders
Verify employment, conduct criminal record checks
Conduct investigations, interview offenders in County Jail and
Transfers offenders on occasion
Works with prosecution and defense lawyers, clerks and judges on a daily basis
Makes recommendations to court, conducts drug screens
Respond to crisis situations as needed
Supervises, counsels, transports and directs court assigned juveniles on probation or parole
Prepares all pre=parole and pre-probation reports requested by the probation department or the courts
Procures treatment for clients
Advises probationers and paroles of their rights under the law and ensure their enforcement
Coordinates efforts with court officials, probation officers, lawyers, agencies
Seeks and arrest individuals in violation of probation or parole
Makes recommendations on the placement of clients
Presents evidence in court to assist judges in decision making
Refers families of clients for assistance from other agencies
Collects, supervises disbursement, and keep and accurate record of restitution as ordered by the court
Organizes and assigns janitorial tasks to crew members
Counseled at-risk middle school students one-on-one
Prepared and instructed life skills course curriculum
Developed, planned and implemented recruiting strategies for traditional undergraduate and transfer students
Interviewed prospective students and their families
Worked with financial aid to finalize awards and scholarships
Served as Coordinator of Minority Affairs, advisor of Minority Student Union, board member for the Act 101 Program
Provided case work services and acted as advocate for the elderly
Developed and implemented case service plans
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