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Assistant Administrative

Chesapeake, VA
February 21, 2020

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Jenai Christine Turner

**** ***** ***** ***** ********** VA 23321 646-***-****


Dependable Counselor with 3+ years of experience helping families, child services, mental health, and general social work. Focused case management services to individuals experiencing violence who present high acuity needs. Provided intensive case management and utilized the trauma-informed approach. Conducted comprehensive intake admissions for new referrals through interview, assessment, and collection of previous service records.


Chesapeake Juvenile Services Chesapeake, VA

Juvenile Detention Specialist July 2019 - Present

Supervise the interviewing and screening of juveniles into the Detention Program.

Train subordinate personnel in essential duties related to their position.

Analyze internal security system reports and oversee intake input in case management system.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with service areas juvenile courts, social services and law enforcement personnel.

Provide assistance to department administration regarding program services, personnel and relevant administrative matters.

Compass Youth and Family Services Norfolk, VA

Mentor March 2019 – July 2019

Provided 1:1 home-based behavior therapy services for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other dual diagnoses

Provided family support and guidance through a variety of therapeutic methods

Collaborated with other professionals from various agencies in the community including: social services, schools, community service boards, physicians, etc.

Documented each session through clinical notes and developed treatment planning and case conceptualization skills.

Indian Creek Correctional Facility (Spectrum Health Systems) Chesapeake, VA

Substance Abuse Counselor October 2017- February 2019

Completed and maintained accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, or other required information.

Counseled clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.

Interviewed clients, review records, and conferred with other professionals to evaluate mental and physical condition and determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.

Developed client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and histories.

Reviewed and evaluated clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.

Sussex 2 State Prison Waverly, VA

Corrections Officer June 2016 – June 2017

Conducted head counts to ensure that each inmate is present.

Inspected conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.

Monitored conduct of inmates in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.

Searched inmates and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.

Maintained records of inmates' identification and charges

Virginia Union University Work Study Richmond, VA

Assistant Manager to Coaches August 2015-May 2016

Made sure athletes are up to date with their studies and their uniforms for upcoming games.

Counseled team members with disputes and gave a listening ear for those not doing well in school and mentor the players.

Assisted with the score book & board for home or away games and maintain stats for the team.

Virginia Union University Enrollment Management Richmond, VA

Administrative Assistant August 2014-May 2015

Provided assistance to incoming students for tours and assistance on information needed to keep the new student updated on upcoming events.

Filed paperwork, answer incoming calls, make outbound calls for new students and enroll new freshmen to the university.

City of Norfolk NEL Program/ Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center Norfolk, VA

Fitness Assistant June 2012 – August 2012

Managed or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean equipment.

Provided individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.

Supervised fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness/health instructors, and nutritionists.

Conducted needs assessments or surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, wellness and fitness programs, events, or services.

Develop or coordinate fitness and wellness programs or services.


Virginia Union University - B.A, Criminology & Criminal Justice Graduated: Cum laude – May 7th, 2016

Certificates - Virginia Union University, Girls 2016 CIAA championship, Atlantic Region

Department of Corrections - graduated from the academy with honors

Jenai Christine Turner

2221 Bugle Drive North Chesapeake VA 23321 646-***-****

Volunteer Positions

● New St John Baptist Church Summer Youth Program, Bronx New York

● American Red Cross

● Mentor/Tutor for Armstrong High School Freshman Academy, Richmond Va

● NYC Senior Citizen Summer Program

● SAT prep

● Fed the homeless

● Thanksgiving coat drive

● Car wash for homeless and stop the violence

● Joshua Ministry for ex-offenders

● Domestic Violence/Suicide Awareness Fundraisers

● Habitat for Humanity

● Special Olympics

● Virginia General Assembly (Tag)

● John Marshall High school tutor program

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