Crystal M. Walter 3733 Roswell Place Montgomery, AL 36116* email@example.com* 334-312-3404
Objective:To obtain a Crimcinal Justice/Social Science position within a thriving organization that enables me room for personal and professional growth.
Education:ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY, Montgomery, AL May 5, 2007Bachelors of Science Criminal Justice Concentration in Law Enforcement
Work Experience:July 2016-presentDismas Charities Incc./Federal Bureau of Prisons- Counselor in Montgomery AL
Responsible for complying with all agency policies and procedures by abiding by Statement of Work for Dismas Charities Inc. and Federal Bureau of Prisons for drug treatment programs and counseling.
Responsible for developing, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating, and documenting individual program planning according to each resident, to include program goals, referrals, and individual, family and group counseling strategies.
Responsible for timely submission of resident release plans, home confinement plans, home passes, electronic monitoring, and termination letters.
Assist in home and job onsite for incompliance of the residents and responsible for initiating and maintaining cooperative and effective liaison activities with supervising authorities and other agencies, community groups and professional associations.
Responsible for timely use of and timely record keeping in the FreshStart Client Management System and for guiding , monitoring , and documenting relevant aspects of resident movements, behavior and progress. May 2011-February 2016, Court Referral Officer and Drug Court Case ManagerAdministrative Office of Courts, Independent Contractor for Macon County Court Referral Program as a Executive Director/Drug Court CoordinatorJune 2008-May 2011-West Alabama Mental Health-Court Referral Program as a Court Referral Officer/Drug Court Case ManagerAttends municipal, district, and also circuit court for Macon Counties and surrounding counties to screen defendants who are assigned to the program by a judge to court referral, probation, community correction, and application for the Drug Court Programs..Build a relationship with all courts and Self Help Groups terminology with in the area: Judges, Clerks/Magistrates, Prosecutors, 12 Traditions and 12 Steps to Recovery by the policies and procedures manual.
Evaluate adults/juveniles through interviews for treatment as well as assisting the Pre-Trial Diversion Officer for those assigned to the Court Referral Program for education and/or treatment.
Serves as a liaison with representatives of court referral/drug court case manager/probation.
Educate the community on the dangers of substance abuse/addiction and the court system’s role in reducing the substance abuse and domestic offenses.
Travel to each county to fulfill my duties and meet quarterly meeting with Administrative Office of Courts Court Referral Program as the executive director.
Assist in establishing short and long-term goals for defendant’s education and /or treatment.
Assist develops and implements local Community Corrections Programs/Drug Courts.
Make recommendation and testify in court during defendant’s revocation, sentencing, or defendant/judge counseling or court officials.
Become willing and familiar with the area to travel as needed to attend courts and meet with defendants.
Attend courts and retrieve court referral/drug court/probation information and contacts on defendant’s being referred to services.
Input adult/juveniles information into Model Integrated Defendant Access System (M.I.D.A.S) provided by State of Alabama Administrative Office of Courts Court Referral Program and screening individuals through the Alabama Public Safety System for substance abuse related charges to determine education/treatment levels.
Provide written report to the judge on each adult/juvenile indicating recommended referral placement and follow up on defendant’s status.
Make appropriate referrals to designed referral agency (DUI School, mental health center, adult drug court for inpatient/outpatient residential facilities).
Conducting monitoring visits, supervision appointment, and drug tests with appropriate clients and update files as needed or through the color code system.
Collect and be responsible for all defendants’ fees collect for evaluation/supervision/monitoring/drug screens/rescheduling fees to deposit in specific bank accounts.Record cash receipts and make bank deposits.Conduct a monthly reconciliation of every bank and forward to CPA.Maintain petty cash and issue financial statements to CPA for business tax purpose.Assemble information for external accountant who creates the company’s financial statementsMaintain an annual budget as a grant writer for the independent contracts and orderly accounting filling system.Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized user and pay supplier invoices in timely manner.Assemble information for auditors for annual audit or detail report/financial statements for Administrative Office of Courts for independent contractors.Skills/AbilitiesComputer/ProgrammingKnowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPointCorrespond with the Public Speaking and perform data entries and clerical functions.
Certification/TrainingCertified as a Court Referral Officer for State of Alabama Administrative Office of Courts Court Referral Programs and Drug Court Coordinator for Drug Court Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention.
ReferencesAvailable Upon Request