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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
I, Jessica Claire, have been employed at Swanson Center for Youth for 6 years. I am a hardworking Juvenile Justice Specialist 3 who employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to keep order and avoid dangerous situations. I skillfully detect contraband during cell searches. I manage dangerous and unruly juveniles while focusing on maintaining safety and promoting rehabilitation. I am  committed to maintaining order and enforcing rules and regulations in prison and jail settings. I am a resilient professional versed in handling difficult youths and stressful situations. I am a respectful and ethical Correctional Officer who believes that implementing firm, clear guidelines and adopting an attitude of understanding generates a more peaceful prison environment for all involved.  Daily I exercise excellent judgment during crisis events and develop strong rapport with juveniles and colleagues.  I take pride in my job performance.
Skills
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Search and seizure procedures
  • Correctional facility procedures knowledge
  • Safety and security-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Criminal law knowledge
Work History
06/2011 to Current
JUVENILE JUSTICE SPECIALIST 3 SWANSON CENTER FOR YOUTH City, STATE,
  • Oversaw hundreds of juveniles total in a correctional residential facility setting. Oversaw 12-14 juveniles per housing unit.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Searched the building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Supervised youth’s daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure.
  • Established healthy relationships and maintained professional boundaries with resident offenders in the institution.
  • Supervised and directed juvenile movement during various activities on and off campus.
  • Made regular sanitation and maintenance checks of dorms and reported results to appropriate personnel.
  • Physically restrained juveniles when disturbances required physical intervention.
Education
Expected in 2012
Master of Arts: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE - MONROE, LOUISIANA
GPA:
Expected in 2010
Bachelor of Arts: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE - MONROE, LOUISIANA
GPA:
Expected in 2010
Bachelor of Arts: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE - MONROE, LOUISIANA
GPA:

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