Seasoned corrections professional who remains calm and confident even in the most adverse and stressful working conditions also Compassionate behavioral health tech with 8 years working with youth housed in detention and residential facilities. Effectively establishes positive rapport to help and mentor youth.
Ethical standards of conduct
First aid and CPR certified
Occupational hazards and safety precautions
State and federal laws knowledge
Excellent problem solver
Visitation guidelines understanding
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
Behavioral disorders familiarity
Group behavior and dynamics
Child abuse prevention
Passion for social work
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training
Exceptional problem solver
Correctional Professional Corrections Corporation of AmericaEloy, AZ05/2014 to 06/2015
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates. Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.Maintained daily logs of shift activity.Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.Maintained correct physical head count at all times.Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
USH Forensics 1 UnitProvo, UTPsychiatric Technician08/2010 to 01/2014
Duties included escorting clients or inmates into the community and on campus.
Searches for drugs, contraband, and weapons.
Distributing and accounting for all eating utensils to prevent use of weapons.
Inspecting client/inmates mail for hazardous contraband.
inspection of facility for any security breaches.
Observation and documentation of clients/inmates behaviors.
Intervention in behavior that could be a possible threat of injuries to self, others, or property.
Trained in proper take down techniques including talk down before take down.
Valley Mental Health ARTECKearns, UtahYouth D&A Counselor08/2005 to 10/2009
Observation and documentation of clients behaviors while in a milieu setting or while attending school.
Conducting one on one counseling sessions.
Working closely with therapist, case managers and the Division of Family Services.
Making recommendations of goals or plans to the treatment team of clients on my case load.
Distribution of medication to patients.
Intervention of behaviors that could be a possible threat to themselves or others.
Associate of Science:Forensic Science Criminal Jusdtice2016American Military University, Florence, AZ, USAForensic Science Criminal Jusdtice
CPR, First Aid
Very down to earth. Easy to talk to. Great people skills. Aware of hippa rules and violations.