Highly enthusiastic Youth Specialist II with over (7) years experience working with youth.
Studied and selected relevant information about a youth to support them in overcoming specific and emotional problems. Worked with the team to draft individual treatment plans. Held group counseling sessions and individual sessions. Administered discipline appropriately and set limits for behavior. Built positive rapport towards law enforcement officers, court officials and community service agencies. Conducted individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social and emotional problems caused by substance abuse. Got involved with the community activities, this always reinforced positive behavior. Transported youth to and from medical and dental appointments. Acted as a role model by exhibiting positive behaviors.
(STU) was a 24/7 lock down facility with a long term more violent problematic youth. Worked with clinical psychiatrist to draft treatment plans. Studied and selected relevant information to support them in overcoming spacific and emotional problems. Conducted group counseling sessions and individual sessions. Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies. Dealt with the effects of alcohol and substance abuse. Supported youth in completing tasks such as toileting, brushing teeth and general hygiene. Built positive rapport towards law enforcement officers, court officials and community service agencies. Communicated with family members and during the treatment process. Acted as a role model by exhibiting positive behaviors. Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms. Maintained daily logs of shift activity. Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times. Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
Fulton High School Attended University of Missouri to take 220 basic law classes (requirement to become a police officer/deputy sheriff) Attended all family building, and physiology courses required by th State of Missouri during employment as a Youth Specialist.
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