Albert Long “AL” has over 15 years’ experience working with the juvenile and the adult populations in the area of community corrections, with an emphasis on treatment, workforce development and a variety of legal issues. He began his career working in a Juvenile Residential Treatment in his hometown of East St. Louis, IL. Mr. Long then worked for a non-profit community based program in Northern Kentucky, aimed at ensuring a second chance for those youths left behind in society. Mr. Long also worked in Residential Treatment for Juvenile Offenders in Northern Kentucky, after which he worked for years providing direct treatment services for adult male offenders at the Talbert House in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mr. Long later expanded his professional experience by working as a Legal Assistant for one of the Nation’s largest Creditors Rights law firms in Cincinnati, Ohio and then onto a decade of service providing high quality legal research as a Legal Research Associate at Lexis-Nexis. He has experience in training both the affected populations of crime and poverty, as well as providing direct Professional Development to those that provide direct service. As a strong believer in the concepts of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Mr. Long has used his experience to develop an arsenal of proven recidivism reductions training modules for juvenile and adult offenders.
Mr. Long is currently an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at Brown Mackie College, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also works with the Talbert House. Mr. Long is the Family Resource Coordinator for the Cincinnati Golden Gloves/PAL Boxing Gym, where he also serves on the Board of Directors; is the Co-Chair of the Cincinnati Affiliate of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ), as well as the Senior Member of the North College Hill Recreation Commission. Mr. Long received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Kentucky State University and his Juris Doctor from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.