• Professional Resume

    • Education
      • Master of Arts Degree in Forensic Psychology: University of Denver, 2016
      • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, emphasis in Criminology: Colorado Mesa University, 2006

      Specialized Qualifications
      • Contributing author to Justice-Involved Individuals and Traumatic Brain Injury: Recommendations for Empirically-Validated Treatment Interventions Across Various Settings
      • Over 10 years experience working within the Criminal Justice field
      • Demonstrated detail orientation through report writing for Judges, District Attorneys, and Public Defenders
      • Specialized training with Jefferson Center for Mental Health

       Work Experience

      Jefferson County Justice Services, Golden, CO                                                                                                                   Pretrial Officer      Apr. 2010-Sep. 2013, Aug. 2014-Jun. 2016
      • Interview and communicate with defendants who are booked into jail
      • Comprise a report recommending bond to the Judge, District Attorney, and Public Defender
      • Conduct an exhaustive criminal history report on defendants
      • Inform family members of defendant’s status and verify defendant’s information
      • Begin preliminary paperwork for defendant to be put under supervision of a case manager
      • Attend Advisement Hearings and communicate Court ordered Bond Conditions to defendants

                       Pretrial Case Manager     Apr. 2014-Aug. 2014
      • Complete intake interview and explain Court ordered Bond Conditions
      • Manage defendant’s compliance with Court ordered Bond Conditions for pending Criminal cases
      • Supervise defendant’s behavior on Electronic Substance Abuse Monitoring
      • Perform on-call duties for defendant’s ordered to GPS Electronic Monitoring
      • Appear before the Court to recommend Bond revocations and modifications

      Intervention Community Correction Services, Lakewood, CO                               Security Shift Lead     Jan. 2008-Dec. 2009
      • Supervise and manage the Graveyard Security Staff
      • Provide services to and manage behavior of ICCS clients and residents
      • Perform audits of Security Staff responsibilities

      Shelterwood, Westminster, CO                                                              Residential Child Care Facility Worker    Jun. 2006-Aug. 2007
      • Mentor at-risk teenagers
      • Organize activities
      • Manage highly stressful situations

       

    • Internship

      Porter Adventist Hospital: Emergency Room Psychiatric Department, Denver, CO    Jun. 2015-May 2016

      • Perform Mental Health Evaluations to determine a patient's level of safety to self and others
      • Recommend patients to In-Patient Treatment, Out-Patient Treatment, and Community Resources as appropriate
      • Compile written reports to be distrubuted and reviewd by medical personnel and psychiatrists 
    • Research
      • Gowensmith, W.N., Metroz, H., & Bratcher, J. (2016, March). The impact of timing on competency to stand trial evaluations. Paper presentation accepted for the 2016 annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, Georgia.
      • Gowensmith, W.N., Metroz, H., & Bratcher, J. (2016, January). The impact of timing on competency to stand trail evaluations. Paper presentation accepted for the 2016 University of Denver Research Summit, Denver, Colorado.
  • Professional References

    • Matthew Tanis, Pretrial Services Supervisor

      Former supervisor

      303-271-6527

      mtanis@co.jefferson.co.us

       

      Neil Gowensmith, Director Denver FIRST

      Former professor

      303-871-4841

      Neil.Gowensmith@du.edu

       

      Lavita Nadkarni, Associate Dean

      Former professor

      303-871-4841

      Lavita.Nadkarni@du.edu

       

      Eli Bueno, Security Supervisor

      Former supervisor

      970-673-2007

      Ebueno1@msn.com

       

      Josh Montoya, Denver Human Services Case Manager

      Former co-worker

      303-866-2403

      Josh.montoya@state.co.us

       

      Samantha Menard, Pretrial Officer

      Former co-worker

      303-271-5441

      smenard@co.jefferson.co.us

       

      Brandon Bellamy, Custom Protection Officer

      Former co-worker

      303-898-2396

      gunnerbellamy@hotmail.com

  • Contributing Authorship

    • The Impact of Timing on Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations

      Gowensmith, W. N., Metroz, H.M., & Bratcher, J.D. (2016, March). The impact of timing on competency to stand trial evaluations. Paper presentation accepted for the 2016 annual meeting of the American Psychology – Law Society, Atlanta, Georgia.

      Gowensmith, W. N., Bratcher, J.D., & Metroz, H.M. (2016, January). The impact of timing on competency to stand trial evaluations. Paper presentation submitted for the 2016 University of Denver Research Summit, Denver, CO. 

    • Article featured in the Denver Post:

      http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_27673196/nearly-all-denver-jail-inmates-high-risk-unit

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This portfolio last updated: 21-Jun-2017 1:57 PM