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Mental Health Full Time

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
February 08, 2019

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Malika Ballard

*** ******** ***** *****, ********* PA, 17601

610-***-**** ●


To secure a position in Law Enforcement


Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal skills

Excellent time management skills

Excellent critical thinker

Basic spoken Spanish

Basic use of Microsoft word and power point


Albright College, Reading, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Criminology Track, May 2016

Conestoga Valley High School, Lancaster, PA

Diploma, May 2012

Relevant Academic Coursework

Social Stratification, Albright College, Reading, PA

Mall Assignment, fall 2015

Observed the inequalities that persist within society through field research at King of Prussia Mall, followed by a written overview of my findings

Earned a 93% along with a better understanding of how I, along with others, can have an effect on the world around us, and the necessary skills to critically asses areas of cultural sensitivity

Criminal Profiling, Albright College, Reading, PA

Criminal Profiling Applied Exercise, spring 2016

Created a profile of a serial murderer, in which detailed everything, from birth, that led up to them committing their crime

Gained an understanding of what goes into investigating a crime and the importance of critical thinking

Additional Relevant Coursework: Juvenile Delinquency, crime and deviance, The Criminal Justice System, Violence and Victims, Domestic Violence, Statistics, Social Theory, Terrorism, Research Methods and Introduction to Sociology

Related Experience

Berks County Jail System- 1287 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533

Correctional Officer, May 2016-Current

Integrity, Professionalism, Discipline, and Excellence

Must exhibit interpersonal communication skills due to monitoring large groups of inmates through direct supervision

Trained in use of force, both defensive and offensive tactics, in order to defend myself, coworkers, and/or other inmates if necessary

Competent in security procedures due to working in a dangerous environment where unforeseen problems occur daily

Trained in suicide prevention due to working with inmates with harmful mental health instability

Adequately trained in the handling of firearms such as a pistol and a shot gun

Earned CPR certification

Additional Experience

Reading Recreation Center – 11th and Pike, Reading, PA

Staff Member, November 2014 – May 2016

Gained experience working with youth

Learned how to verbally communicate with children, parents and coworkers along with communicating disciplinary actions through writing

Learned the importance of time management from working two jobs while also being a full time student

Exhibited my basic Spanish skills when speaking to children who speak very little English

Albright College, Reading, PA

Schumo Center for Fitness and Well-being Staff Member, April 2014 – May 2016

Proved reliability due to working 6 am shifts several days of the week, for two plus years, while also being a full time student with a second job

Provided excellent service by making future gym members feel welcomed and supported in their fitness goals and well-being

Communicated with Albright’s public safety when there was a health and/or safety issue

Earned CPR certification

Maintained great fitness.

Taco Bell, Lancaster, PA

Team Trainer/Cashier, November 2011 – November 2013

Exhibited the ability to be a leader; therefore, being promoted to team trainer within a few months after being hired

Learned the importance of communication with customers as well as coworkers

Exhibited reliability due to maintaining great academics while working full time

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