Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume Samples

A Juvenile Detention Specialist works with juveniles, supervises and provides continuous training to Juveniles. Typical work activities are listed on the Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume as – taking responsibility for the care, security, reporting, and guidance of juveniles in resident maintaining security, preventing escapes and ensuring enforcement of policies and procedures, solving problems, and differences among the juveniles; assisting and instructing residents with daily living skills, recording observations of youth and report relevant information to appropriate staff; and completing all paperwork as needed.

Summary of skills that highlight a resume includes the following – knowledge of departmental and divisional policies, practices, and procedures; working knowledge of state and local laws, rules and regulations related to the area of assignment, knowledge of counseling skills, and accepted practices; and the ability to respond quickly. A relevant degree and entry requirements as needed by the department should be fulfilled to enter the occupation.

Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume example

Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

Summary : Juvenile Corrections Officer focused on maintaining peace, security and safety within correction centers. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention. Compassionate counselor with 19 years of experience working with youth housed in detention and residential facilities. Maintains a positive rapport to help and mentor youth.

Skills : Heavy Equipment, Construction, Operator, Microsoft, Courtview.

Description :

    1. Wrote incident reports for infractions.
    2. Used defensive tactics and restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.
    3. Assigned work details, provided instructions and confirmed accurate completion, instructed inmates on work details and safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
    4. Maintained records and logs of man hours and materials and equipment used.
    5. Escorted prisoners to court appearances in a safe and timely fashion.
    6. Conducted internal security checks and continuously monitored dormitories.
    7. Supervised meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Started A Master's Program In Public


Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

Summary : Juvenile Detention Specialists focused on maintaining peace, security, and safety within correction centers. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention. A compassionate counselor with 19 years of experience working with youth housed in detention and residential facilities. Maintains a positive rapport to help and mentor youth.

Skills : Management, Case Management, Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Description :

    1. Performed pre-trip and post-trip vehicle and equipment inspections when transporting inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, work details and court hearings.
    2. Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems, supervised inmates during visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
    3. Championed key interpersonal skills development through program activities.
    4. Followed procedure for searching youth, living quarters, etc. to control contraband.
    5. Maintained security and follows instructions in handling emergency situations such as riots, fire, etc.
    6. Maintained a level of functioning which does not induce panic among youth or employees.
    7. Instituted security measures when escorting youth inside and outside facility.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          Master's In Public


          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Summary : Highly-motivated Juvenile Detention Specialist Professional and Manager with 15 plus years of public service. Familiar with social work theories, modalities, techniques, and strategies. Highly personable with extraordinary attention to detail and talent for gaining trust. Open to expanding knowledge and learning new skills.

          Skills : Good communication, Organized, Able to work independently or with a group, Pay close attention to detail, Great note-taking.

          Description :

            1. Supervised youth who have committed criminal behavior and are too young to be incarcerated in adult institutions.
            2. Provided individual counseling and crisis intervention.
            3. Led group discussions and activities, as well as cognitive skills activities.
            4. Produced daily documentation concerning behavior, incident, and disciplinary reports.
            5. Implemented remedial discipline plans and programs.
            6. Led a client GED study group in preparation for the GED examination.
            7. Ensured safety and security by enforcing Youth Handbook rules and regulations.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          Master Of Arts In Community Counseling

          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Objective : As a Juvenile Detention Specialist, responsible for Maintaining adequate records for each youth in their assigned area for unusual happenings, such as side effects from drugs, behavior problems, eating and sleeping problems, suicidal or homicidal attempts or threats, and any elopements or any attempts of elopements.

          Skills : SWISS, Worked with diverse populations, Completing investigative reports, Crisis intervention.

          Description :

            1. Provided for and stimulates youth's interests, supervises and organizes their participation in a comprehensive activities program including basic arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor recreation, various education and learning programs; instructs and participates directly in various phases of the program.
            2. Tutored youth in classes, participates in classroom discussions, assisted teacher, maintains security, control and ensures safety in the classroom.
            3. Maintained basic discipline and control of youth.
            4. Observed youth constantly to detect potentially dangerous or deceptive acts.
            5. Provided regular checks on the condition of youth while in their rooms and provide documentation for such checks.
            6. Maintained security and control in the program at the level deemed necessary by the administration, coordinate with peers and supervisors in imposing sanctions within guidelines established, respond effectively to the crisis situation in an emotionally neutral, objective, skillful manner.
            7. Responded physically to acting out youth, when appropriate and using prescribed physical restraint technique; Provides various levels of counseling with youth including crisis intervention, life skills counseling, guidance in decision-making, anger management, and current youth situations.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          0-2 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Entry Level
          Education
          Education
          Business Administration

          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Objective : To find employment that will utilize my skills and training in a manner that will contribute to my growth and assist my employer in reaching desired goals.

          Skills : Microsoft Word And Excel, Strategic Planning, Community Relations, Strategic Partnerships, Staff Development, Program Development, Program Management, Program Implementation, Grant Writing, Communication, GIS.

          Description :

            1. Facilitated daily groups on topics of restorative justice, anger management, social skills, and effective communication.
            2. Assisted youth in reducing anxieties and tensions by employing counseling procedures.
            3. Developed and maintained an appropriate therapeutic relationship with youth assigned to the Unit.
            4. Assisted in facilitating contact between youths and parents, probation officers, other counselors, attorneys, social workers, and other personnel, when appropriate.
            5. Conducted groups with youth on problem-solving, anger management, decision-making, and life management.
            6. Maintained and completed all required documentation including medication records, logs, and reports.
            7. Participated appropriately in team, unit, and facility meetings.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Master's

          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Objective : Several years of customer service in various office settings, which includes college, military, government, and general settings, which consisted of professional verbal communications with diverse individuals, helping to assist college students with their financial obligations, military personnel with their meetings, and assisting low-income families with parenting and life-changing skills.

          Skills : Data Entry, Attention To Detail.

          Description :

            1. Ensured safety and security for 12 to 20 juvenile delinquents on a silk basis.
            2. Escorted residents to class, gym, library, and pod daily.
            3. Secured residents in their rooms at night, superviseD residents during dinner and pod activities.
            4. Input data into the Jas system about residents' behavior, and ensure order and clean environment.
            5. Established a great rapport with the staff and delinquents house in the facility.
            6. Used Social living skills, communication skills, CPR, data input, safety and security awareness, and nonviolent restraint.
            7. Supervised a Pod group of Teenagers emphasizing safety and security practices.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          BA In Psychology

          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Headline : Goal is to offer my leadership abilities, active listening skills, and functional problem-solving resolution experience in order to effectively achieve a productive impact for each customer I encounter. As an educator, my experience has taught me the importance of providing support, effective communication, and the ability to multi-task.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Avatar For Charting And Documentation.

          Description :

            1. Provided safety and security of residents in a 24-bed facility.
            2. Facilitated intake and assessment of new residents.
            3. Provided direct care and facilitate educational and physical activities for the facility residents.
            4. Facilitated Rational Behavior Therapy (RBT) group sessions for the residents.
            5. Participated in the security, care, and custody of youth residents.
            6. Responsible for maintaining control and security of living quarters.
            7. Provided constructive feedback for improved performance and conflict resolution Supervises and participates in all necessary housekeeping functions such as clean-up, laundry, emergency maintenance functions; teaches and promotes physical hygiene of youth.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          GED

          Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

          Headline : Obtain a mental health counselor position where I can offer my clinical experience in mental health counseling with individuals, groups, families, and/or in a community setting where individuals experiencing difficult and/or transitional periods in their lives maximize their potential. 

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Counseling.

          Description :

            1. Administered and documented medications required for youth Responsible for providing custody and control within an eight to sixteen youth unit.
            2. Maintained active staff supervisory posture ensuring safety and security of youth and ensuring that residents are treated with dignity and respect.
            3. Administered first-aid per policy and procedures, when appropriate.
            4. Interviewed youth regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.
            5. Recommended remedial action or initiate court action in response to non-compliance with terms.
            6. Administered drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of youth, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.
            7. Prepared and maintained case folders for each assigned youth.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      Master Of Social Work

                                      Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

                                      Headline : As a Juvenile Detention Specialist, responsible for Supervising those youth assigned to his/her area and contributing toward the creation of an atmosphere that is conducive to treatment, Assisting in keeping records, etc. on all youth in his/her unit, Assisting with all routine clinics, details, and laboratory work for youth (under the guidance of the medical staff).

                                      Skills : Coordinating Skills, Investigating Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Discussed with youth how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played a role in their criminal behavior.
                                        2. Conducted pre-hearing and pre-screening investigations and testify in court regarding youth backgrounds and recommend sentences and sentencing conditions.
                                        3. Informed youth of requirements of conditional releases, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
                                        4. Wrote reports describing youth progress.
                                        5. Investigated legal issues.
                                        6. Wrote reports or evaluations. 
                                        7. Counseled clients or patients with substance abuse issues.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      GED

                                      Juvenile Detention Specialist Resume

                                      Headline : Highly qualified Juvenile Detention Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                                      Skills : Training Skills, Maintenance Skills, Supervising Skills.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Arranged for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.
                                        2. Supervised people on community-based sentences, such as electronically monitored home detention, and provide field supervision of youth by conducting curfew checks or visits to the home, work, or school.
                                        3. Received on-the-job training in various areas of the unit by security and treatment personnel.
                                        4. Maintained locked doors and gates as per facility policy.
                                        5. Followed facility policies in control and prevention of contraband on grounds (this includes youth, employees, and visitors).
                                        6. Monitored youth movement and provide youth count as per facility policy.
                                        7. Made security checks of buildings, grounds, fences, doors, and gates to ensure that the integrity of security is intact; referred problems and/or deficiencies to the proper authority.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        5-7 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        MS