Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume Samples

A Juvenile Detention Counselor is hired to assess and monitor offenders within the juvenile detention center to address personal issues that cause them to be detained. A well-drafted Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume mentions the following core duties – treating and rehabilitating youths who are criminal offenders, providing therapy and treatment recommendations to help offenders re-enter society; undertaking responsibility for counseling juvenile delinquents in group sessions, and undertaking responsibility for monitoring and evaluating individual youth offenders, and monitoring daily activities.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – the ability to work with young offenders; strong communication skills, the ability to adapt to extreme situations; and knowledge and experience in making young people get their lives back on track. A bachelor’s degree is required to become a Juvenile Detention Counselor, besides, there should not be any felony convictions and they should pass psychological and drug tests.

Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume example

Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

Headline : Versatile background includes working with individuals and groups to develop strategies and treatment plans, which promote self-regulation, independence and best utilization of resources, counseled and promoted prevention of alcohol and drug abuse; including Case Management and conducting random home visits for juveniles. Juvenile Detention Counselor, Juvenile Probation Officer, Mental Health Tech, Behavior Coordinator. Interned as a Social Service Worker at Salvation Army.

Skills : Staff training, Excellent Verbal and written communication, Creative problem solving, Good attention to detail.

Description :

    1. Counseled individuals and provided group educational and vocational guidance services.
    2. Collected, organized, and analyzed information through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources.
    3. Referred students to placement services.
    4. Counseled and aided people requiring assistance dealing with alcohol and drug abuse.
    5. Interviewed clients, reviewed records and conferred with other professionals to evaluate condition of client.
    6. Counseled clients individually and in group sessions to assist client in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency.
    7. Counseled family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for client.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Social Science


Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

Summary : Responsible for Performing and/or directing intake services to youth, and also Providing counseling to individuals, groups, or families, to effect positive change in the youths behavior and/or social situations.

Skills : Excellent Communication/Mentoring Outstanding.

Description :

    1. Conducted safety and security procedures amongst detained juveniles and throughout all proximities of assigned detention unit.
    2. Conducted 15-minute checks throughout holding sells to assure the number of secured juveniles and an appropriate behavior is assessed amongst all detainees.
    3. Reinforced behavioral expectations and counseling defiant juveniles within a negotiable and meditative manner where physical or verbal aggressiveness is suggestively avoided.
    4. Conducted incident and behavioral reports that are overseen by the director, senior counselors, medical team and other staff to assure juvenile needs are properly assessed.
    5. Counseled juveniles regarding issues such as; proper decision making, relationship advice, educational/financial aide advice, tutoring, anger retention methods, future goal planning.
    6. Served kids full and well balanced meals during breakfast, lunch and dinner programs Serving as a school liaison for detainees while class and tutoring sessions are under operation.
    7. Served as a court liaison for detainees attending court hearings and transporting juveniles to and from courtrooms.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's Of Arts


Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain stable employment in criminal justice corrections, security, or administrative position; where I can utilize my professional skills and education and become a great asset to the company.

Skills : Supervising Skills, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Transported and conducted medical/behavioral health visits to medical department along with extensive durations of monitoring juveniles on suicide or self-harm watch.
    2. Conducted visiting hours between juveniles and outside members such as, family members, attorneys and probation officers to assure quality time of detainees are being assessed.
    3. Referred client to other support services such as medical evaluation, treatment, social services and employment services.
    4. Monitored condition of client to evaluate success of therapy and adapted treatment as needed.
    5. Performed and/or directed intake services to youth.
    6. Provided counseling to individuals, groups, or families, to effect positive change in the youths behavior and/or social situations.
    7. Provided collaborative meetings with other agency stake holders for discharge recommendations.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Master's Of Arts

      Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

      Summary : To utilize my skills and knowledge in educational administration and to further my capabilities in educational program development for higher education.

      Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Computer.

      Description :

        1. Presented Provides professional level intensive counseling to detained juveniles to assure adjustment and satisfactory progress while in detention and preparatory to release.
        2. Met with all juveniles on a regular basis to assess progress, facilitate problem resolutions.
        3. Facilitated group therapy sessions (Victim Impact, S.E.A.L.S, Girl's Specific Group) Encourages positive, socially acceptable and adaptive behavior.
        4. Coordinated a variety of activities for youth at the center to enhance their well-being and foster constructive behavior.
        5. Interacted with the representatives of the juvenile court system, court service workers, attorneys, family members and any other relevant external services.
        6. Documented counseling services, interviews and observations on the behavior of and activities related to each juvenile in a timely manner.
        7. Monitored security procedures and safety precautions.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      Bachelor Of Science

      Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

      Objective : To obtain a part-time Juvenile Detention Counselor position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas, and information.

      Skills : Crisis Intervention, First Aid And CPR Certified, Peer Listener And Mediation, ART, Motivational Interviewing.

      Description :

        1. Led or participated as a member of a multidisciplinary team to identify youths strengths, resources, symptoms, and behavioral challenges to develop and monitor the effective implementation of the service plan.
        2. Prepared and submitted required reports and other documentation.
        3. Attended continuing education courses geared towards trends and professional development in the field of Case Management Services.
        4. Maintained confidentiality of Case Records and release information as required by policy.
        5. Met with volunteers and ensure that all documentation and services are provided for the youth in the facility.
        6. Worked with program staff to ensure that services are in keeping with best practices and departmental policy.
        7. Performed a variety of administrative duties designed to facilitate juvenile rehabilitation and ensure a safe and secure environment at a youth detention facility.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology

                    Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

                    Headline : Desire is to assist our disabled adults, youth and families with adequate services to help them with developing pro-social skills, life skills, educational aide and reforming maladaptive behaviors through the use of resources for youth with behavioral, mental health and other disabilities.

                    Skills : Microsoft Office, Counseling, Group Facilitator, Moral Recognition Therapy, Brief Challenge Trainer, Mental Health Assessor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Policy Development, Effective Communication-Oral And Written, Coordinator Of Services, Trainer.

                    Description :

                      1. Provided case management for each youth in the facility, advocate for the youth.
                      2. Completed intake, provide counseling for individual and group sessions.
                      3. Participated in facility-wide PBIS activities.
                      4. Attended meetings weekly regarding youth- DRT.
                      5. Participated in management meetings; conduct multipurpose /transition team meetings.
                      6. Designated Programming Authority- Ensure that each LOP is updated and active as it relates to the current policy for programming.
                      7. Ensured that each Corrective Action Plan is submitted to Regional Programming Authority.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Certificate In Addiction Counseling

                    Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

                    Objective : Seeking a position in a highly skilled compassionate, empathetic, and solution- oriented profession that is dedicated to providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment plans for children adolescent and adults experiencing or exposed to drugs, crime, and alcohol abuse.

                    Skills : Planning Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

                    Description :

                      1. Counseled individual peers and lead group sections that enable the peers to learn coping and life skills through individual and group role play and interaction.
                      2. Prepared individual client assessment packets, as well as daily and weekly progress, reports on students visits, telephone interactions with family, social and emotional progress in program/ Developed individual plans for students to obtain their goals through education and program therapy and behavior modification team.
                      3. Supervised and approved family visitations, while assessing family dynamics and interactions.
                      4. Directed and Supervised ART(Aggression Replacement Therapy) counseling sections.
                      5. Developed and maintained reports and documentation according to the standards and procedures of the organization, which included progress reports, meetings, treatment plans, and recommendation reports for said students.
                      6. Prepared and presented reports to the court, commitment programs, and Line Staff worker of the year.
                      7. Provided and documented supervision and case award from the American management of clients placed on supervision as required by statute, Correctional Association for department policies and procedures and Quality Improvement (QI) standards relating to probation, commitment, conditional release, maintaining a safe and clean, etc Ensures updated information is reflected in the Juvenile Justice facility.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology

                    Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

                    Objective : To obtain a Juvenile Detention Counselor position that will enhance my knowledge and skills while providing a service to the community, for the sole benefit of encouraging and providing a healthy living environment.

                    Skills : Writing Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

                    Description :

                      1. Knowledged of behavioral science principles and of current social and economic conditions and problems.
                      2. Knowledged of psychological and emotional problems involved in social maladjustment.
                      3. Knowledged of basic first aid and physical hygiene.
                      4. Worked positively and effectively with severely maladjusted children in situations involving considerable stress.
                      5. Organized and participated with children in a variety of recreational work and creative pursuits; ability to keep records.
                      6. Communicated clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
                      7. Knowledged and experienced risk reduction principles and assessments with the juvenile or adult population.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology

                                              Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

                                              Summary : More than 7 years' successful experience in customer service and support with recognized strengths in account maintenance, problem-solving and trouble-shooting, sales staff support, and planning/implementing proactive procedures and systems to avoid problems in the first place. Possess solid computer skills.

                                              Skills : MS Office, Inventory management, Managing large groups.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Experienced working with teenagers or a similar population.
                                                2. Supported Service Worker will also be trained in additional areas to assist the Juvenile Detention Counselor when critical need is present.
                                                3. Collected and assessed in-depth information about a client's situation and functioning in order to assess his/her abilities, needs, and eligibility for services.
                                                4. Performed or directed admission and orientation of youth in accordance with policy.
                                                5. Communicated clearly and accurately to the youth the goals and objectives of the program.
                                                6. Conducted individual counseling sessions with youth on a regular basis.
                                                7. Conducted group sessions in accordance with the program guidelines.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    7-10 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Management
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Associate Of Arts

                                                                    Juvenile Detention Counselor Resume

                                                                    Summary : To obtain a position with the Department of Juvenile Justice in the Augusta area to help enhance its growth with teamwork and leadership. Eager to utilize the skills that I have while providing the opportunity for additional training and possible advancement. A caring, hardworking individual who has supervisory and leadership experience.

                                                                    Skills : Microsoft, Typing, Law Enforcement.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate usage of behavioral, cognitive restructuring and relapse prevention
                                                                      2. Properly identified high-risk situations and implements appropriate housing and/or safety plan.
                                                                      3. Documented each group session, to include concepts taught and an assessment of participants' progress, in accordance with established time frames and guidelines.
                                                                      4. Conducted rounds daily on the living unit to ensure youth needs are identified and addressed.
                                                                      5. Provided evening and weekend coverage to provide for the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of youth.
                                                                      6. Observed rules of confidentiality as stated by departmental guidelines in the dissemination and interpretation of tests results.
                                                                      7. Provided information to educate the public, other agencies, vendors and potential customers about case management services.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          10+ Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Senior
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          High School Diploma