juvenile probation officer resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Motivated and Driven Juvenile Probation Officer with 9 years of experience working with troubled juvenile offenders in Cameron County. Looking to build upon skills and tackle new responsibilities. Accomplished at counseling and assessing youth offenders with and without mental health issues and formulating rehabilitation plans for offenders. Devoted to assisting offenders with getting back on the right track.

  • Court report documentation
  • Field supervision
  • Mental health disorders knowledge
  • Familiar with legal terminology
  • Knowledge of detention operations
  • Outreach programming
  • Community service programs
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Urinalysis testing
  • Juvenile diversion programs
05/2013 to Current Juvenile Probation Officer Bonneville County | Idaho Falls, ID,

  • Recommend probation conditions to the court, including drug treatment, vocational, rehabilitation and mental health programs.
  • Aid senior leadership during executive decision-making process by preparing offender reports for corrective action planning.
  • Network with community organizations, school officials, and law enforcement to drive the department mission and values.
  • Support case resolution to foster protection of juvenile individuals, while working in collaboration with law enforcement, child welfare organizations, and district attorneys.
  • Arrest and transport probationers in violation to ensure compliance with court protocol.
  • Manage full-cycle caseloads, including pretrial, pre-sentence and client supervision. 
  • Conduct investigations on the background of each case, which includes interviewing clients, their families, and other significant contacts. 
  • Review documentation, such as police reports, court transcripts, criminal records, school records, and attendance as well as the clients individual attitude to make assessments as they apply to each case. 
  • Make recommendations for adjudication and disposition of probationer and prepares probation case plans. 
  • Supervise and monitor juveniles on probation through regular home, school, and office visits, as well as field and community visits. Determine the needs of the client and family and develop supervision plans for the clients. 
  • Assure client's understanding of obligations with respect to conditions of the court's order and monitor compliance with the terms and conditions of probation. Address violations of the court order by taking appropriate action. 
  • Coordinate case management and referrals with representatives of criminal justice and social service agencies. 
  • Provide individual and individual crisis intervention counseling as required and needed. 
  • Assist client with various referrals including counseling, treatment, and job referrals. 
  • Verify attendance and completion of alcohol, drug, mental health counseling, and any other court ordered programs. 
  • Prepare written assessments and recommendations to the court concerning alternative forms of sanction, treatment, custody release, release from treatment facilities, and out of custody probation supervision, and compliance and progress during probation. 
  • Develop client case and review plans as mandated by the Texas Family Code. 
  • In preparation for placement, transport youth to medical appointments, purchase clothing as needed, obtain medical and psychological reports for court proceedings. 
  • Appear and testify in court, conduct urinalysis, request and execute Directives to Apprehend, obtain consents, and other required paperwork. 
  • Maintain client files and records consistent with laws and policies. Transport clients to off site locations as required. 
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings in and out of county as required. 
  • Adhere, maintain, and comply with professional conduct and ethical behavior consistent with the standards and policies and procedures expected by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA),  Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD), Cameron County, and Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department (CCJJD) at all times both on and off duty.
02/2012 to 05/2013 Intervention/Prevention Specialist Cable One, Inc. | Dexter, MO,

  • Served as an intervention model for young female/male juveniles and provided them with community based programs that included education, counseling, vocational trade, and recreational activities in an effort to empower and motivate them to become successful and productive citizens. 
  • Worked as an after school mentor to at risk youth who had siblings or other family members in the Juvenile Justice system. 
  • Assisted and directed activities that included plays, sport and family events, as well as arts and craft classes that helped build the youth's self esteem. 
  • Oversaw both summer programs at the Harlingen Outreach Center as well as the Boys and Girls Club in San Benito. 
  • Ran quarterly reports of all kids in attendance to submit information for grants. 
  • Conducted home visits in an effort to reach youth at their residences to make them aware of the outreach program and sign them up. 
  • Business sales for fundraising efforts. 
  • Performed any other required duties as was assigned to me by the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer.
03/2007 to 12/2011 Advertising Sales Representative Smart Print Line | City, STATE,
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Explained to clients how specific types of advertising helped promote customer products or services in most effective possible manner.
  • Provided clients with estimates of product advertising.
  • Helped customers design and layout spec ads.
  • Upsold advertising packages and options to customers by making outbound sales calls.
  • Networked to build client base and promote products to new and existing clients.
Education and Training
Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Arts | Psychology University of Texas At Brownsville, Brownsville, TX GPA:
  • Major in Psychology
  • Minor in Sociology

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  • University of Texas At Brownsville

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  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Intervention/Prevention Specialist
  • Advertising Sales Representative


  • Bachelor of Arts

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