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Detention Officer Residential Advisor

Dallas, TX
November 26, 2022

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Fallon L. Shade

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Arlington, TX 76006


Highly motivated, energetic Criminal Justice graduate with strong work ethics and professional goals Education

Masters of Science in Criminal Justice, 2020

University of Texas at Arlington- Arlington, TX

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 2011

Grambling State University - Grambling, LA

Associate of Science in Business Management, 2005

Johnson & Wales University - Miami, FL

Work Experience

Service Coordinator

MHMR Tarrant County

August 2022- Present

• provides on-going services to assist persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions in developing a PDP, informed choice regarding Provider, and development of the initial Individual Plan of Care (IPC).

• Participate in a discovery process with the person and others identified by the person which results in identification of personal outcomes or personal goals, barriers to achieving the goals, and identifying services and support to meet goals.

• Coordinate/facilitate PDP process for each individual served with timelines established in Rules and Handbooks.

• Develop narrative results of PDP for each individual served. Dallas Transitional Center

Core Civic, Dallas, TX

September 2021- August 2022

Responsible for the supervision of the facility population including but not limited to safety, security and facility sanitation. This role provides for the care, custody and control of residents and establishes a safe environment for the facility, staff, visitors and residents. In addition, this person will assist with mentoring, developing and training team members.

• Monitor resident population and reports any suspicious activities or violations of policy, procedures, or regulations by residents or other individuals..

Foster Home Developer

Children’s Hope Residential Services, Arlington, TX March 2019- September 2021

Coordinate and implement the recruitment of foster and adoptive parents for the Foster Care program. Recruit foster homes by writing letters, placing ads and giving presentations; take inquiries from potential foster families, meet families and assist with paperwork and in home training. Timely and accurately complete the required licensing, assessment, and support processes to ensure that families meet Licensing Standards and are appropriately prepared to care for children; make recommendations for utilization; introduce new families to field/adoptive staff for future utilization; amend individual licenses relative to caps, city, age ranges, etc. and renew licenses at required intervals. Accept incoming placement calls; screen calls. Provide training for new and current foster homes; make quarterly visits to foster homes. Communicate with program staff to assess each child’s progress and needs. Make contact with and oversee foster children as required by state licensing and Lonestar policies and procedures. Make and document all telephone contacts with parents or outside agencies; timely and accurately file all paperwork. Timely and accurately complete all necessary placement paperwork; complete admissions assessment if appropriate; timely and accurately complete discharge paperwork.

Foster Care Case Manager

Strawberry Creek Outreach, North Richland Hills

August 2018- January 2019

Placing a child into a foster home, adoptive home, or any other substitute living arrangement; Managing the case of a child in any substitute living arrangement, including: Developing and updating of service plans, Stewarding direct contact with the child and the adoptive parents, foster parents, or other caregivers, Performing any additional case management activities; Case management and service delivery to birth parents Detention Officer

Parker County Jail

LaSalle Corrections - Weatherford, TX

February 2017 to August 2018

Processing inmates; maintaining jail security; serving meals; transporting inmates. Receives and processes inmates into custody of institution; searches prisoners; takes charge of personal property. Prepares routine records on inmates; performs general clerical duties

Youth Care Specialist

ACH child and family services - Fort Worth, TX

May 2016 to January 2017

Provided crisis intervention information to clients and/or their families .Completed child abuse referrals as required of all mandated reporters .Maintained positive community relations with parents, other agencies, and youth family members. Assists in general facility upkeep; assign chores to clients to maintain facility cleanliness. Maintains a log of incidents, facility maintenance issues and resolutions .Notifies designated Site Supervisor/Case Manager of unusual situations regarding a resident including abuse of facility/apartment rules and safety plans. Child Welfare Specialist I1 CHILD PROTECTION INVESTIGATION Department of Children and Families (DCF) - Monroe, LA September 2014 to May 2016

Obtains identifying information, determines if the report meets intake requirements as established by state law, determines the current status of the child and/or adult to evaluate extent of danger/risk, determines priority level of report, and prepares complaint form. Investigate allegations of abuse and/or neglect of children and/or adults in accordance with agency policy and state law. Provides those services required for the child's immediate safety. May serve on 24-hour on- call duty to respond to child abuse and/or neglect reports. Permanent K- 5 Substitute Teacher

Robinson Elementary School- Monroe, LA

May 2012 to July 2014

Lead instruction in the classroom by conducting the teacher’s existing lesson plans. Taught students on a variety of classroom topics/courses. Empower students to learn, and encourage classroom participation. Build a classroom environment that’s conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students Juvenile Justice Specialist II

Swanson Center for Youth - Monroe, LA

September 2011 to March 2013

engages and supervises youth in all daily activities to ensure their safety of others; acts as a role model facilitating appropriate communication by helping youth to develop suitable problem-solving and conflict resolution skills through role modeling and group processes.

Residential Advisor Supervisor

Miami Job Corps Center, Miami, FL

June 2009- June 2012

Coordinated activities for residents of the center, male and female dormitories, or similar establishments. Ordered supplies and determined need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. Maintained household records and assigned rooms. Refer residents to counseling resources if needed.

Head Student Female Trainer

Grambling State University - Grambling, LA

March 2007 to December 2011

able to identify common sports and exercise related ailments and know how to correct them. prepared to operate in high- pressure situations, and their job description requires that they make level-headed decisions that are in the interest of the athlete, even when the necessary course of action keeps the injured person from playing. They must know how to wrap joints, accurately distribute pain medication

Child Care Worker Specialist I

Louisiana Methodist Children's Home - Ruston, LA

June 2011 to October 2011

Maintained a safe nurturing environment, engaged children in developmentally appropriate activities, taught social skills, Fostered learning skills and school readiness, provided nutritious snacks and meals. First Grade Teacher

Westcoast School for Human Development- Miami, FL

August 2005- January 2007

Prepare scope and sequence for courses and deliver lesson plans that include learning goals and objectives derived from curriculum standards as defined by the Common Core and the school. Use differentiated instruction and student- centered teaching methods that meet the needs of individual students in a college-preparatory learning environment. Implement effective strategies, activities, and techniques for improving student achievement and promoting positive social behaviors. Prepare, administer, correct, and record pre-assessments, ongoing assessments, and summative assessments of individual learning in a timely fashion to direct instruction. Prepare, administer, correct, record, and provide timely feedback for assessments of learning. Establish clear expectations for rules of conduct. Maintain a clean, attractive, safe, and well-ordered classroom at all times. Provide guidance to students when social and academic adjustments are needed. Initiate constructive communication with parents regarding student’s academic achievement, behavior, and social development. Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records. Proactively utilize emails, telephones, online learning portals, and conferences to keep students, parents, and administration adequately informed of student progress. Plan through the approved channels the balanced classroom use of field trips, guest speakers, and other media.

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