Offering expertise experience in the development of public outreach initiatives and strong advocacy networks targeted at diverse and underserved communities. High level of performance in relationship-building, decision-making and communicating.
Crisis intervention techniques
Criminal law knowledge
Juvenile justice system
CPR and First Aid certified
Youth Advisor , 09/2016
to Current Council on At-Risk Youth – Austin TX
Collected and analyzed data on individual clients using records, tests, interviews and professional sources.
Led 15 group therapy sessions each week.
Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
Correctional Officer , 06/2016
to 09/2016 Texas Juvenile Justice Department – Brownwood TX
Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure.
Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
Supervised youth's daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time along with physically restraining juveniles when disturbances required physical intervention.
IL Life Skills Counselor/Treatment Specialist , 05/2015
to 05/2016 Holy Cross Children Services – Saginaw,
Assisted youth in gaining
self-sufficiency with the help of Ansell-Casey Life
Skills Assessment pre and post testing.
Assigned clients community coalitions duties to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships while delivering comprehensive therapeutic crisis intervention to residents.
Developed treatments and casework programs for an average of 30 patients each month.
Instructor Aide, 05/2014
to 08/2014 St.John Lutheran Church – Saginaw,
Supported 4 classroom teachers in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a group of 45 At-Risk youth.
Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Identified early warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
Program Coordinator , 05/2009
to 08/2010 C.Waldo Scott Center – Newport News,
Provided education and training to students from
ages 6-17 along with providing support to develop knowledge and skills to
their daily lives.
Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
Streamlined and improved program operational processes by Implementing rules and regulations inside the
facility and during field trips.
Master of Arts: Administrative Science ,
2016 Saginaw Valley State University - Saginaw,
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice ,
2014 Saginaw Valley State University - Saginaw,
Associate of Arts: Pre-Criminal Justice ,
2012 Ferris State University - Big Rapids,
Phi Sigma, Saginaw Valley State University
Football, Saginaw Valley State University
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Companies Worked For:
Council on At-Risk Youth
Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Holy Cross Children Services
St.John Lutheran Church
C.Waldo Scott Center
Saginaw Valley State University
Ferris State University
Job Titles Held:
IL Life Skills Counselor/Treatment Specialist
Master of Arts : Administrative Science , 2016 Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice , 2014 Associate of Arts : Pre-Criminal Justice , 2012
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