Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Csac resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
High-energy mental health and substance dependence professional motivated to help every client learn healthy means of dealing with mental, emotional, and substance misuse difficulties. Dedicated to providing compassionate, results-oriented and solution-focused care.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication
  • Effective leader
  • Staff training/development
  • Trained in HIPPA compliance
  • Sharp critical thinker
  • In-depth genetics knowledge
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • Rehabilitation and recovery specialist
  • 12 Core Functions knowledge

  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Inventory management aptitude
  • Lab testing and reporting
  • Conflict resolution
  • Organized
  • Educational programs
  • Goal-oriented
  • Team player
  • First Aid certification
  • Electronic record keeping experience
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Suicide prevention training
Work History
07/2013 to 07/2014 Certified Substance Abuse Counselor; CSAC Unifi | Columbus, GA,
  • Maintain case-management for 50+ persons; focusing on Person Centered Plans of rehabilitation from comorbidity.
  • Coordinates new and on-going intake / assessment for all clients seeking medication assisted treatment.
  • Linked each individual to the appropriate community resource for Psych-evaluation, Medical care, and Vocational Rehabilitative Services.
05/2013 to 11/2013 Intern; Counselor Tabitha Ministry | City, STATE,
  • Strengthened company's success rate in faith-based recovery initiatives by leading implementation of Faith-based Cognitive-behavioral group therapy for females.
  • Resolution-focused approach to residential participants while modeling effective communications and people skills while working together in Thrift Store (Tabitha's Closet).
  • Trained, coached and mentored residents to ensure smooth adoption of new program(s) revolving around client co-morbidity.
2011 to 05/2011 Intern; Group Facilitator Randolph County Day Reporting Center (DRC) | City, STATE,
  • Partnered successfully with the judicial system, and probation officers, to produce successful reestablishment / transition [back] into society of early-release offenders.
  • Worked directly with Pre-trial individuals to achieve GED or High School Diploma, resume building and work placement, establishment of realistic goals as to remain functioning in daily living and focused outside of the court system.
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of relapse prevention, life skills, anger management, and work related programs.
08/2010 to 06/2013 Substance Abuse / Mental Health Counselor Crossroads Treatment Center | City, STATE,
  • Maintain case-management for 50+ persons; focusing on Person Centered Plans of rehabilitation from comorbidity.
  • Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve flawless Peer-reviewed Medical Chart audits and Clinic-wide Treatment Team meetings.
  • Initiated roll-out of new requirements for Group Therapy and Family Therapy during patients' transformational process.
2000 to 07/2003 Administrative Assistant Randolph County Mental Health | City, STATE,
  • Partnered successfully with Clinical / Medical Staff in production of community flyers to produce resource information for Mental Health and Substance Misuse community.
  • Assisted with dictation and transcription of client's Psychiatric session.
  • Planned and coordinated logistics and materials for board meetings, committee meetings and staff events.
  • Helped distribute employee notices and mail around the office.
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
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Expected in Current Master of Arts | Professional Psychology Counseling Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA GPA:
Expected in 1 2013 Bachelor of Science | Psychology / Substance Abuse Recovery LUO, , GPA:
    Psychology / Substance Abuse/ Mental Health Recovery
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Psi Chi International Honor Society, Tau Sigma International Honor Society.
  • Coursework in Ethics, Substance Dependency and Recovery, Comorbidity, and Mental Health / Psychopathology.
Expected in 2012 Associate of Applied Science | Human Services Technology Substance Abuse Recovery Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC GPA: Phi Theta Kappa, Tau Sigma, and Psi Chi National Honor Society
    Human Services Technology Substance Abuse Recovery
  • Phi Theta Kappa Membership.
  • Spearheaded a weekly support group for individuals struggling with Eating Disorders during Internship
  • Identified and hospitalized two an actively suicidal patients during a Suicidal Ideation Screening.
  • Individually counseled 50+ patients dealing with trauma, suicidal ideation, sexual abuse issues, grief, depression, anxiety and substance misuse disorder(s).
client, clients, Mental Health, problem solving skills

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • LUO
  • Guilford Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor; CSAC
  • Intern; Counselor
  • Intern; Group Facilitator
  • Substance Abuse / Mental Health Counselor
  • Administrative Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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