Attorney, back-up, Case management, copying, counseling, Criminal Justice, client, clients, data entry, Documentation, senior management, fax machines, Law Enforcement, Leadership, Legal, letters, MEDICAL ASSISTING, meetings, Mental Health, mail, office, neat, office equipment, personnel, Police, progress, rapport, Supervision, telephone, word processing
August 2012-February 2013Probation and Parole Intern | Department Of Corrections | Norfolk, VA
Monitored caseload of 105+ clients on the Gang Unit.
Collaborated with Norfolk Police Department and assisted probation and parole officers while conducting field visits, community contacts, employment verifications, and residential verifications.
Attended and observed court hearings /proceedings.
Assisted and prepared intake paperwork, case plans, computer data entry, and court documents.
Conducted interviews, scored risk and needs assessments.
Obtained court records as needed.
February 2013-May 2015Probation and Parole Officer | Department Of Corrections | Norfolk, VA
Case management: Provide comprehensive counseling for pre and post release clients to ensure obtainable transition for reintegration.
Execute risk/need assessments, centered on evidence based practice; provide proper resources for reentry, mental health, substance abuse, housing, vocational/ educational training, employment, and peer support by means of concerted community agencies.
Maintain legible up-to-date documentation on client's transition, monthly, quarterly, and yearly.
Make recommendations based on progress during supervision.
Collaboration: Work in partnership with Norfolk Department of Human Services to foster family and client reintegration, in addition supervise participants in gender-responsive (G.R.O.W) initiatives.
Participate in the Norfolk Faith-Based Reentry meeting and the Norfolk Prisoner Reentry T.E.A.M meeting to deliver pertinent information on reentry.
Liaison in monthly Multi-disciplinary Team Meeting (MDT) through the Department of Corrections prisons to gather pre-release information to assist with reintegration and risk/needs; in addition; to partaking in interdisciplinary team meetings (Reentry Court, Mental Health Court) including the Commonwealth Attorney, Defense Attorney and Judges.
Conduct orientations and work one-on-one with returning citizens at local jails and prisons providing reentry information and how to be successful while on supervision.
Participate in reentry fairs, resource fairs, and employment fairs held at local jails, prisons, and detention/diversion.
Collaborate with Norfolk Community Services Board, Child Support Enforcement, The up Center, and NDHS Fatherhood Development Group, to improve clients and families relationships.
Training: Facilitate and organize Thinking for a Change Peer Support Groups and voluntarily serve as back-up for facilitating Thinking for a Change program.
Provide individual and group counseling covering areas of self-esteem, relationships, and reentry.
Utilize Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) to build rapport, reinforce prosocial behavior, and demonstrate positive social skills.
Maintain and provide results on statistical data for the Department of Correction.
Assist with facilitation of Family Reunification.
Serve as back up facilitator for Subject Matter Specialist (Motivational Interviewing Groups).
Leadership: Willingly serve as the interim Reentry Senior Probation Officer.
Lead routine meetings with reentry team members concerning reentry initiatives.
Develop activities for staff participation in reentry.
Assist in healing environment initiative for employees.
April 2006-July 2010Counselor | United States Navy | Norfolk, VA
Successfully supervised 10+ Department of Defense personnel.
Conducted counseling and developed referral letters for substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, and PTSD.
Maintained accurate and up-to-date documents in a neat and legible prescribed form for statistical purposes.
Audit employee files by conducting case reviews and provided feedback on the adequacy of documents and mad recommendation for actions needed to cure any deficiencies.
Prepared and conferenced monthly performance evaluations on employee progression with senior management.
Maintained training logs to ensure Department met all certified requirements in a timely manner.
July 2002-April 2003Administrative Support | United States Navy | San Diego, CA
Collaborated closely with Department of Defense Legal man and prepared routine legal correspondence, memoranda, and referrals.
Received office visits and handled telephone communication; operated personal computer and reviewed incoming mail.
Utilized modern office equipment such as word processing computers copying machines, and fax machines.
January 2018ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE: Medical AssistingECPI UNIVERSITY, Virginia Beach, VA
MEDICAL ASSISTING - PresentFreshman orientation, Computers.
February 2013Bachelor of Science: Criminal JusticeECPI UNIVERSITYCriminal Justice
Coursework in Law Enforcement Operations / Management, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Documentation, Investigations, Courtroom Procedures, Corrections, and Criminal Procedures.:
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE : Medical Assisting Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice Coursework in Law Enforcement Operations / Management, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Documentation, Investigations, Courtroom Procedures, Corrections, and Criminal Procedures. :
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