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Clarissa D. Knight

Criminal Justice Professional


Work experience

May 2014Sep 2014


Virginia Correctional Center for Women

Facilitate process groups with female offenders, maintain order and house rules. Assisted with fire drills and organized inmate files. Created a 12 session workshop course to aid offenders who deal with traumatic experiences. Participate in daily routines which involve dorm inspection, reviewing write-ups, peer reading essays, and attending AMD and PMD. Attended staff meeting weekly, hands on staff revitalization trainings and promotion ceremonies.

Aug 2014Sep 2014


Unit 13 Correctional Facility

Assist cognitive counselors with rehabilitation workshops, routine schedules which included learning sessions, process groups, offender mediation, and peer reading essays written by offenders for misconduct. Hands on training in a female corrections facility experiencing lock downs, shake downs, dorm inspections, key entry, visitation guidelines, staff guidelines and attending morning and afternoon development on a daily basis. created ideas with staff for future rehabilitation goals for the offenders, and maintained order and safety at all times.


Courtroom Practices Familiar
Related coursework in criminal courts has prepared me with the basic knowledge skills and abilities to maintain court order and conduct legal procedures.
90 Volunteer Hours in Correctional Facilities
Hands on training in 2 female correctional facilities, which increased my learning and developed my ability to be alert, safe, keep order, maintain 
Excellent Problem Solver
CPR/First Aid Certified