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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor experienced in the treatment of dual-diagnosis disorders. Excels at building a positive therapeutic rapport with clients and a creative environment for exacting and supporting change.
Skills
  • Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC)
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Psycho-diagnostic treatment
  • Organized
  • Solution-focused counseling
Work History
05/2016 to Current Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Therapist Chi Health | Somerset, KY,

Responsible for creating and developing the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).  Developed program process, schedule and structure along with policy and procedure.  Assisted with marketing and created necessary documentation.

  • Led group therapy sessions four days per week in IOP, also in PHP and IP as assigned
  • Collected and analyzed data on individual clients using records, tests, interviews and professional sources
  • Revised treatment plans in consultation with clinical psychiatrist based on patient progress utilizing DSM 5 standards and criteria
  • Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients
  • Consulted with clients when developing long and short term treatment plan goals and objectives
  • Counseled clients to help them understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and their families
  • Consulted with other staff members regarding treatment plans as deemed appropriate by the team leader
  • Encouraged clients to get involved in social, recreational and other therapeutic activities to enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships
  • Connected clients to appropriate outpatient/step down services
  • Crisis intervention to assess need for higher level of care
  • Worked closely with utilization review to obtain coverage for continued stay
  • Networked with community referral agencies such as probation and EAP's to arrange treatment
  • Followed all Joint Commission standards and regulations for best practice
07/2013 to 05/2016 Chemical Dependency Counselor Chi Health | Spring City, TN,
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
  • Led group therapy sessions five days per week (IOP and Aftercare)
  • Explained available substance abuse treatment services to clients
  • Consulted with clients when developing long and short term treatment plan goals and objectives
  • Performed urine drug screening, case management and utilization reviews
  • Maintained all necessary documents via the EMR system TIER
  • Conducted biopsychosocial assessments and diagnosis of potential clients using DSM-5
  • Followed all Joint Commission standards and regulations for best practice
06/2012 to 06/2013 Chemical Dependency Counselor Lowes Foods | Southport, NC,
  • Conducted biopsychosocial assessments of outpatient clients
  • Determined proper placement of clients for counseling
  • Led individual and group therapy sessions
  • Maintained treatment plans, case management and discharge plans
2012 to 02/2012 Assistant Manager Arrow Child And Family Ministries | Houston, TX,
  • Assisted manager with scheduling, hiring, and financial bookkeeping
  • Participated in product creation and direct sale of product
11/2010 to 11/2011 Clinical Supervisor Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. | City, STATE,

  • Implement short and long term program goals
  • Assign, analyze and review clinical work of staff related to therapy
  • Provide clinical services to small caseload
  • Supervise staff through meetings and conferences
  • Prepare and submit reports, budgets, and documentation
  • Provide education and technical assistance to other social service providers and client family members
  • Maintain contact with local probation officers and courts
  • Implement and monitor CREDIBLE electronic records system
08/2004 to 07/2009 Prevention Specialist and Tobacco Prevention Presenter Gateway Rehabilitation Center | City, STATE,
  • Present and coordinate Minnesota Smoking Prevention Program to school students grades 4-12
  • Created Powerpoint presentation for curriculum usage
  • Student Assistance Program (SAP) certified; presenter and liaison
  • Olweus Bullying Prevention certified; presenter and liaison
  • Coordinator for the Underage Drinking Offenders Program which involved screening and intake of juveniles sent by magistrates, then conducting educational classes regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) within court standards
  • Represent agency at town hall meetings, parent nights, and committee meetings
  • Responsible for maintaining all related paperwork and statistics to ensure proper reimbursement
  • Develop ATOD curriculum for schools K-12
  • Utilized Too Good For Drugs, Second Step, Conflict Resolution, Life Skills, Anger Management, and Social Skills programs
06/2004 to 07/2006 Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Mobile Therapist with Wrap Around Program Behavioral Dynamics, Incorporated | City, STATE,

Caseloads at both positions included deaf children and/or parents, with emphasis on addressing these psychiatric needs in relationship to their deafness and deaf culture.

  • Responsible for the direct therapeutic care of children and their families in  in-home wrap around services
  • Supervision of treatment teams (MT/TSS) and schedule management along with the treatment plan development, contact with interagency team members, case and file management, and involvement with the psychiatric referral and assessment process. 
  • As a mobile therapist, responsible for the individual counseling of children and adolescents diagnosed with mental, emotional,and behavioral disorders withing the home/family setting
  • Caseloads at both positions included deaf children and/or parents, with emphasis on addressing these psychiatric needs in relationship to their deafness and deaf culture
01/2003 to 06/2004 Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Mobile Therapist with Wrap Around Program Family Behavioral Resources | City, STATE,
  • Responsibilities as defined above with Behavioral Dynamics, Inc.
07/2003 to 05/2005 Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Specialist Washington County Alternative Education Program | City, STATE,

  • Responsible for the direct therapeutic care of young adults from seven Washington County School Districts placed in an alternative school setting due to chemical dependency, mental health issues, and behavioral difficulties
  • Conducted individual and group sessions
  • Assisted director with the assessment and placement of new students as well as consulting on disciplinary actions
  • Liaison between school, family, and student as well as community-based service providers
  • Prepared and presented in-service workshops on mental health and chemical dependency issues
02/2003 to 08/2003 Drug and Alcohol Therpaist for the Center for Substance Abuse Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs Mon Yough Community Services, Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for individual and group counseling
  • Led adult educational therapy in an outpatient setting
  • Participated in assessment, intake, referrals to psychiatrist and case management
01/2002 to 02/2003 Teacher Aide, Emotional Support Classroom Mt. Lebanon School District Markham Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Assisted Emotional Support Teacher with teaching and classroom activities
  • Created aides that assisted with the learning process
  • Monitored and recorded behavior and progress of assigned students
11/1999 to 01/2003 Behavioral Specialist and Mobile Therapist Pressley Ridge Schools, Wraparound Department | City, STATE,
  • Responsibilities as defined above with Behavioral Dynamics, Inc.
1999 to 09/1999 Senior Therapist, Program Manager, Dual Diagnosis Therapist Greenbriar Treatment Center | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for overseeing inpatient treatment program
  • Supervised staff
  • Managed entire dual diagnosis adult caseload
  • Accountable for management of incoming clients, scheduling of staff and on-call coverage
  • Ordered necessary billing supplies
01/1996 to 1999 Program Supervisor, Residential Placement Services Alternative Program Associates | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for supervising and scheduling of twenty staff and overseeing two homes housing 20 adolescent girls
  • Accountable for food and clothing budgets, payroll and transportation
  • Answerable for attending court hearings and case management
  • Provided supervision for staff
  • Conducted staff meetings
  • Interviewed potential residents
  • Maintained twenty-four hour on-call status and covered empty shifts
Education
Expected in 1994 Master of Arts | Professional Psychology Geneva Bible College, Beaver Falls, PA GPA:
Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Science | Psychology with a minor in Counseling Geneva Bible College, Beaver Falls, PA GPA:
Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Arts | Biblical Studies Geneva Bible College, Beaver Falls, PA GPA:
Certifications

LICDC, obtained March 2014 and renewed March 2016

CPR, First Aid and CPI certified

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School Attended

  • Geneva Bible College
  • Geneva Bible College
  • Geneva Bible College

Job Titles Held:

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Therapist
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Assistant Manager
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Prevention Specialist and Tobacco Prevention Presenter
  • Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Mobile Therapist with Wrap Around Program
  • Behavioral Specialist Consultant and Mobile Therapist with Wrap Around Program
  • Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Specialist
  • Drug and Alcohol Therpaist for the Center for Substance Abuse Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs
  • Teacher Aide, Emotional Support Classroom
  • Behavioral Specialist and Mobile Therapist
  • Senior Therapist, Program Manager, Dual Diagnosis Therapist
  • Program Supervisor, Residential Placement Services

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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