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licensed chemical dependency counselor resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

FUNCTIONAL SUMMARY Perform Screening, Assessment, and Intake of potential clients. Maintain charts and all documentations (treatment plan/treatment plan reviews, progress/group notes and individual counseling sessions) on a daily basis. Facilitate clinical therapy groups. Committed to high quality of care for the client. Client-focused counselor with training and expertise to help individuals with mental, emotional and substance abuse problems.

Skills
  • Client Evaluation
  • Family Counseling
  • Crisis Management
  • Community Resources
  • Relationship Building
  • Computer Skills/CMBHS/Microsoft Office
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Planning & Organizing
Education and Training
Lamar University Beaumont, TX Expected in 02/2024 Master of Education : Counseling And Develp-Marriage - GPA :
  • 4.0 GPA
  • 33 Credits completed
University of Houston Victoria, TX, Expected in 05/2003 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :
  • 2003 - Dean's List
  • Graduated cum laude
The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies Houston, TX, Expected in 10/2003 Certificate Awarded : Addiction Counseling - GPA :
Experience
The Turning Point, Inc. - Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Houston, TX, 01/2013 - Current
  • Completed comprehensive assessments of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions for outpatient clients.
  • Discussed with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played roles in past criminal behavior
  • Worked closely with drug court staff in designing treatment plans specific to client needs.
  • Guided clients in developing skills or strategies for dealing with problems.
  • Residential facility for 8 years. Out patient services last 2 years.
  • IOP/SOP, SACP, Phase 1-B, and Federal Client caseloads
  • Audit Team conducting monthly internal audits on staff case management files. Supervised and train Counselor Interns. Qualified Credentialed Counselor.
  • Identified problem areas impacting participants' ability to successfully complete treatment.
  • Developed referral process to assist client access to special programs and services.
The Turning Point, Inc. - Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Houston, TX, 05/2011 - 05/2012
  • Therapeutic community setting.
  • Perform and maintain appropriate documentation gathering information and measuring client progress.
  • Facilitate individual and family sessions.
  • Recommend aftercare and referral services based on client needs.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements to develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Supported and counseled clients with drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring disorders.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Worked closely with drug court staff in designing treatment plans specific to client needs.
  • Guided clients in developing skills or strategies for dealing with problems.
  • Identified problem areas impacting participants' ability to successfully complete treatment.
The Turning Point, Inc. - Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Houston, TX, 02/2006 - 05/2011
  • Perform screening of potential clients
  • Complete assessment and intake process of new admissions in an outpatient setting
  • Intensive and Supportive outpatient services, SASSI assessment tool, and Matrix curriculum
  • Facilitate life skills, educational, and family group sessions
  • Maintain appropriate documentation and correspondence with necessary judicial entities
  • Document client progress through daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports

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School Attended

  • Lamar University
  • University of Houston
  • The Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

Degrees

  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certificate Awarded

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