Probation officer successful at adapting supervision styles to suit varying personality types. Persuasive leader able to generate respect and compliance from the most difficult clients.
Nominated “Officer of the Year” in 2010 and 2012.
Served as leader, chairperson, and point of contact for Treatment Specialists team.
Participated on the Program Review Teams for the Northern District of Ohio, Middle District of Florida, and Western District of Tennessee.
Completed the Leadership Development Program in June 2005.
Supervise offenders and defendants on federal supervision residing in Dallas, Tarrant, and Ellis Counties. Monitor vendors providing drug, mental health, sex offender, residential treatment, and urine collection services in Dallas, Ellis, and Wichita Counties. Mentor and train officers in treatment related matters. Participating in training for the halfway house re-entry program. Original member of Mobile Supervision Unit and continue to work in a mobile setting. Serve as backup for the Supervising U.S. Probation Officer in their absence.
Chairperson for the Treatment Specialists' meetings, as well as point of contact between treatment specialists, certifying officer, contracting officer, contracting specialist, and the statistical team. Certified vendor invoices monthly, headed the solicitation process, and approved monitoring reports. Mentored officers and treatment specialists in treatment related matters. Investigated and completed bond and pretrial diversion reports for defendants in the pretrial system.
Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist for the Arlington Office. Supervised offenders on federal supervision. Monitored vendors providing drug treatment and urine collection services in the Arlington and Fort Worth areas. Mentored officers and provided training related to the drug aftercare program. Served as backup for the Supervising U.S. Probation Officer in their absence.
Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist for the Dallas and Westmoreland Park offices. Supervised offenders on federal supervision. Monitored vendors providing drug treatment and urine collection services in the Dallas area. Mentored officers and provided training related to the drug aftercare program. Served as backup for the Supervising U.S. Probation Officer in their absence.
Supervised offenders on federal supervision. During the first two years, assisted the Dallas Court Services Unit by completing presentence investigation reports for Spanish-speaking defendants.
Prepared presentence investigation reports for the courts and supervised Spanish-speaking offenders on federal supervision.
Field Services - Supervised adolescents adjudicated by the courts, assessed their progress through personal contacts at home and school, and at treatment facilities.
Court Services - Prepared predisposition reports with recommendations to the court on child delinquency cases. Sought residential placements for adolescents in need of psychiatric treatment.
Intake Services - Interviewed adolescents brought to the detention center and determined whether to detain for a hearing or release to an appropriate adult.
Completed Leadership Development Program for Probation and Pretrial Officers Class VII, sponsored by The Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC, on June 10, 2005.
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