clinical director part owner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet individual and team goals.

Highly skilled and enthusiastic professional with many years of experience as a Therapist and many more in clinical management. Passionate counselor dedicated to improving the lives of individuals struggling with addiction and other behavioral disorders. Caring supporter of patients and family members with guidance toward tangible improvements and relapse prevention. Attentively implements sound treatment plans addressing unique patient needs and helps attain long-term behavioral goals. Resourceful counseling professional with experience in providing individual and group support to help clients suffering from substance abuse issues. Skilled in developing and implementing long term and short term treatment plans and conducting assessments Committed to advocating for client rights and helping build positive coping skills.

Summary of Skills
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Individual Therapy
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Addictionology and Dual Diagnosis
  • Intakes and Discharges
  • Lead Counseling Groups
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Suicide Intervention
Career History
Clinical Director/Part Owner, 09/1990 to 03/2011
P.O.W.E.R. IncCity, STATE, Clarksville, IN
  • Conducted assessments for potential substance abusing and/or Dual Diagnosis clients in order to identify and recommend appropriate treatment and/or other services.
  • Provided counseling to individuals (Adolescents and Adults) and family members for addiction related issues. (alcoholism, prescribed and non prescribed drugs)
  • Provided group counseling for and/or family members affected by drug and alcohol abuse and/or addiction.
  • Provided intervention services, crisis support and emergency responses for families in need.
  • Provided after-care support and outpatient services for those who have just completed treatment or has been released from confinement being court ordered into out-patient Tx.
  • Created customized care plans, working with treatment hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual patient needs.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
Instructor/Developer for Drug Abuse Curricula, 02/1991 to 09/1995
Education AssociatesCity, STATE, Frankfort Kentucky
  • Authored and developed various substance abuse prevention curricula for middle and high school level students. This program was implemented and used in schools representing over 30 plus thousand students in Ky and In.
  • Authored and developed self assessment-tests for middle and high school-aged students, allowing them to assess their own risk factors for substance use, abuse, and/or addiction. These assessments were implemented in over 32 school systems within Ky and In.
  • Conducted training programs for counselors and staff at middle and high schools throughout Kentucky and Indiana. These training programs gave counselors and staff their own ability to implement school-based curricula within their own schools.
  • Conducted specialized training for school based counselors in Ky and In to instruct them on how to operate and/or conduct groups within their schools for high-risk students.

The training allowed counselors and staff to implement the curricula within their own school systems.

Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, SAC, 03/1986 to 08/1990
Bullitt County Public SchoolsCity, STATE, Shepherdsville, KY
  • Developed and implemented prevention programs throughout the entire school district.
  • Provided risk and diagnostic assessments to students who were referred to the SAC (Student Assistance Counselor) for substance abuse concerns.
  • Assessed and directed students who were found to be regular abusers and/or addicted to the appropriate outside therapeutic treatment facilities.
  • Provided crisis intervention to address students with immediate needs and prevent dangerous scenarios related to addiction and/or dual diagnosis.
  • Supported aftercare planning for continued recovery after treatment.
  • Taught substance abuse classes to help students/clients understand consequences of drug and alcohol use.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in an outpatient setting.
  • Provided counseling and support to student family members with drug and alcohol abuse issues as well
Director of Clinical Education/Substance Abuse Specialist, 11/1984 to 12/1987
Brooklawn Child And Family Services (Current Name)City, STATE, Louisville, KY
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Provided crisis intervention to address clients' immediate needs and prevent harmful behaviors.
  • Kept accurate and detailed records to track and document client progress.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Supported aftercare planning for continued recovery after treatment.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Taught substance abuse classes to help clients understand consequences of drug and alcohol use.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans, and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
Bachelor of Science: Clinical Psychology, Expected in 06/2024 to Post University - Waterbury, CT
  • National Certified Addictions Counselor, #003622 + NAADAC Membership
  • Member of the National Society of Leadership
  • Honors Student
  • President and Deans List / 2 yrs straight
Associate of Applied Science: Family Therapy & Counseling Services, Expected in 05/1991 to Phillips Community College - Louisville, KY,
Associate of Science: Chemical Dependency Therapist, Expected in 06/1987 to Louisville College - Louisville, KY,
No Degree: Pre-Medicine, Expected in 05/1979 to Lakeland College - Plymouth, WI
Licenses & Certifications

National Certified Addictions Counselor #003622


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School Attended

  • Post University
  • Phillips Community College
  • Louisville College
  • Lakeland College

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Director/Part Owner
  • Instructor/Developer for Drug Abuse Curricula
  • Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, SAC
  • Director of Clinical Education/Substance Abuse Specialist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree

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