Correctional Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To obtain a correctional counselor position with the ‘state prison’ and work with criminal offenders with an intention to teach them social and vocational skill so as to become acceptable by the society.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in working with habitual and first-time criminal offenders
  • Deep knowledge of psychology and its implementation
  • Knowledge of the circumstances that instigate change in behavior
  • Thorough knowledge of the US criminal law and its proceedings
  • Experience in correcting social and moral behavior of inmates
  • Ability to research case history and write reports on criminals

Work Experience:

Correctional Counselor
Change Correctional Home, East Lansing, MI
July 2014 – Present

  • Interviewing inmates and preparing case reports and classifying them according to counseling category
  • Performing audit and caseload management, and maintaining proper records of inmates
  • Contacting family members of inmates and getting information on things that prompted crime
  • Conducting session and developing social and vocational skills in inmates
  • Ensuring proper accommodation, hygiene, and medical treatment for inmates
  • Coordinating with the speech therapist for counseling disabled inmates

Correctional Counselor
Juvenile Correctional Home, East Lansing, MI
March 2012 – June 2014

  • Hold interviews with young criminals and evaluated their psychological conditions
  • Designed educational and vocational training for inmates and recommended them for employment
  • Created and implement rehabilitation plans for inmates and ensured they do not repeat any types of crime
  • Provided substance abuse, sexual abuse, and anger management counseling
  • Supervised offenders and ensured discipline is maintained in the house
  • Coordinated health-checkup activities inside the house and provided necessary treatment to inmates


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
    Dapper College, East Lansing, MI


On request.

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