Assertive Juvenile Detention officer committed to providing proper instruction and an appropriate level of discipline to at risk youth. Adept at ensuring that detention programs are implemented. Committed to maintaining the safety of other juvenile offenders and fellow staff members.
Oversee eight or less residents that are housed in a unit. Monitoring and behavior for intimidating and bullying behaviors, as well as for depression and suicidal tendencies as per training. Monitor areas of movement during activity such as school program, outside recreation and cafeteria. Escorting residents and visitors to the appropriate place within the facility. Ensuring doors, gates and windows are sufficiently secure. Conduct shakedowns when necessary and daily room searches. Initiating disciplinary reports, writing incident reports and maintaining daily logs for required shift.
Aide youth who are either in detention or at home being considered for an out of home placement. Provide services based on an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) to referred youth and families when necessary. Services are performed in the community that relates to health, education and recreation while maintaining a positive legal status.
Assigned to four to six experienced busied criminal trial attorneys and two to four adult investigators to assist with interviewing witnesses and participating in writing reports, proofread legal briefs, orders, motions, affidavits, filed correspondences, scheduled client interviews for adult and juvenile investigator, typed and logged all investigation requests and hearings, processed 30-40 5-A applications, research cases that appear on the Active Case List via Promis Gavel system.
Successfully implemented or follow Teachers' lesson plans and classroom management at various grade levels. Develop and effectively utilize a collection of educational games to hold student interest and maximize learning in numerous subject areas. Presented lesson on general health issues such as drugs and alcohol to 9th graders using class discussions, hands on activities and games.
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