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Sacramento, CA
$18-21 per hour
December 04, 2019

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Jack Blackwell

**** ****** ****** **** **. Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95824





Accomplished, energetic, and hard working individual. Motivated to learn new tasks, quick learner, team player, and efficient. Effective leadership, strong organizational skills and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include, but not limited to; I personally have 39 years of life experience in the areas of gang prevention, system impacted, addiction, sobriety, recovery in destructive lifestyles, personal life transformation and youth and adult mentoring/coaching. I am successful in my own recovery and I am deeply passionate about empowering other people in becoming successful in their own recovery and restoring the qualities of an enriched life.


●Critical Thinking

●Good Judgement and Decision Making

●Detail Oriented

●Disciplined and Reliable



●Mentee/Client Centered

●Specialized in the Strength-Based Model


November 2018 - July 2019 Education Department

●Mentored individuals in general education department

●Entered student information in computer program

●Prepared documents and memorandums using Microsoft Word

●Maintained filing system

March 2018-Present Founder and Creator of the Thinking Outside Prison (TOP) Youth Diversion, Growth & Development Mentoring Training Program

●12 week intense mentor training program based on a Mentee-Centered Strength-Based Model of approach

●6 month Mentor/Mentee interactive curriculum

●Specialized Techniques in self empowering and effective means of achieving recovery success

May 2018 - Present Founder and Creator of the Vanguard Life & Recovery Coaching Training Program

●12 week intense life and recovery training program based on a Client-Centered Strength-Based Model of approach

●6 month Coach/Coachee curriculum specialized in self empowering and effective means of achieving recovery success

May 2018 - January 2019 Graduated Guiding Rage Into Power (GRIP)

●The curriculum was intense one year training that focused on four main components;

1.Stop and Transform Violence

2.Cultivate Mindfulness

3.Develop Emotional Intelligence

4.Understanding Victims Impact

April 2008 California Senate Recognition

●Awarded Certificate of Recognition from Senator Anthony Cannella, 12th District, for my work and participation In National Crime Victims Right Week

July 2018 Big Brother Program

●Mentored young men through the Phoenix House Big Brother program in the areas of life skills, personal growth, accountability, and developing healthy relationships

March 2017 Prison Letters 4 Our Struggling Youth

●Organized and facilitated inmates to give their personal testimonies about choices, consequences, drugs, peer pressure, gangs, education, and violence and victims

August 2017 (Graduated) Internal Empowerment Coaching In conjunction with William Glasser, Inc. and Loyola Marymount University

●Completed 420 university hours of instruction in Choice Theory and Reality Therapy

●Relevant Issues and Ethics for Coaching

●Effective and Responsible Role Play

●Basic Coaching in The Treatment of 9 Areas of Addictions

●ReEntry Studies Transition


●Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT), credential earned through California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

●Currently enrolled in The Addictions Training Institute earning my certification as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist

All achievements are fully recognized by the California Certification Board, California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and qualify for State and IC&RC examinations.

●Graduated with Honors from Ashworth University, November 2012, AA Business Management and Administration

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