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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Friendly and engaging counseling professional offering 11 years of experience working with Teens and Adult groups. Skilled in team management and clinical supervision for interns and unlicensed practitioners. Passionate about providing support and resources for patients with substance abuse issues. Caring, empathetic Substance Abuse Counselor with 11 years of experience in Homeless population and Incarceration settings. Exceptionally talented at building rapport with different patient groups to encourage honesty and growth in recovery from substance abuse. Desire to pursue new role with facilitating group.

Skills
  • Specimen testing
  • Family therapy
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Providing community referrals
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Clinical assessment
  • Individual counseling
  • Goal Setting
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • MS Office
  • Project organization
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Process improvement
Education
Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA Expected in 07/2013 Associate of Arts : Alcohol And Drug Studies - GPA :
  • Majored in Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Studies
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
Work History
Addiction Recovery Medical Services / Bobby P Kearney, Md - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
Hickory, NC, 07/2016 - 07/2020
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Collected urine samples to test for substance use.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving crisis issues.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Developed team communications and information for company issues within the meetings.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Addiction Recovery Medical Services / Bobby P Kearney, Md - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
Statesville, NC, 05/2015 - 06/2016
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
Apis Management Services - Substance Abuse Counselor
Allegheny, PA, 03/2014 - 04/2015
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
Addiction Recovery Medical Services / Bobby P Kearney, Md - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
Township Of Taylorsville, NC, 09/2009 - 08/2013
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Collected urine samples to test for substance use.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving patients issues.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Long Beach City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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