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Edward Baldazo

Edward Baldazo

Edward Baldazo

AdjunctCriminal Justice


Curriculum Vitae

Degrees Earned

MS University of Houston-Downtown Criminal Justice

BS University of Houston School Downtown Criminal Justice

AA San Jacinto College Law Enforcement

Experience Qualifications

February 2011-Present Administrator, Community Unit Probation Services VII
Special Programs
Responsible for large field unit of 44 staff providing Specialized Supervision Services
to Juveniles and their families utilizing evidence based and best practices.
Implemented community based programs in collaboration with community agencies
targeting Gang, Mental Health, Reentry, and gender specific services for girls.
June 2008 - February 2011 Administrator, Field Services CUPS 6 ISP
Responsible for large field unit of 36 staff providing Intense Supervision Services to
Juveniles and their families. Ensure that T JJD compliance regulations are being
followed. Collaborate closely with other agencies both formal and informal for the
provision of services.
May 2002-June 2008 Supervisor, Mental Health Community Services Unit
Responsible for the direct supervision of 10 officers in specialized mental health
programs that provide intense probation supervision and direct mental health
services with an emphasis of connecting juveniles and their families to long term
services in the community. Collaborate closely with M HMRA for the provision of the
mental health services as well as other community based service providers using the
"wrap around" model of case management to include ongoing case staffing, parent
support groups, transition to appropriate HCHPD divisions, school-based behavior
intervention plans and other organized services. Presented state wide training on
successful multi-agency collaborations at T JPC and TPA sponsored conferences.
December 2001 - May 2002 Community Unit Probation Services VII Special Programs
Member of the CUPS VII Institutional Aftercare/Specialized Programs management team
supervising a unit of 40 specialized officers. Overseeing special programs such as Mental
Health, Gang, Sex Offenders, and Institutional Aftercare units.
December 1998- December 2001 Education Services - JJAEP Liaison Officer
Departmental liaison between JJAEP school administration, law enforcement
agencies, and other Harris County agencies. Monitored students on probation to
insure compliance. Involved in the implementation of two JJAEP campuses, CEP
Southeast campus, and Brown School Excel Academy. Developed policies and
procedures to ensure ongoing communication between probation and school.
July 1997- December 1998
November 1994-July 1997
July 1993- November 1994
April 1993- July 1993
Pre-Adjudication Team Officer
JPO 313th District Court
JPO Intake Court Screening Division
Harris County Youth Village / Institutional Officer
Galena Park Independent School District, Galena Park, Texas 770015
1991 - 1994 Associate Teacher
Instructional facilitator using interactive disaJSSion and "hands-On• approaches to
encourage primary and secondary students to learn. Created lesson plans for long term
assignments based on TEKS. Provided students with a positive learning environment.
Met with parents and school staff to discuss student's academic progress and conducted
parent teacher conferences.

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Professional Affiliations

- Harris County Community Resource Coordination Group
- Texas Probation Association
- Juvenile Justice Association of Texas