Peer Support Recovery Specialist/ Chemical Dependency Counseling Student possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment.
Along with working as a Recovery Coach, I also volunteer at The House of Isaiah in Mabank, TX doing everything from driving the facility van to and from NA/AA meetings in Seven Points, TX, to mentoring the gentleman, and assissting the on sight counselors with treatment summaries, intake evaluations, and even ASI reports.
I frequently attend NA support group meetings, though I would not say that I have one particular home group.
Exceptional problem solver
Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
Quality management care team member
Clinical documentation mastery
Community resources specialist
Suicide precautions expertise
Certified Recovery Coach also known as Peer Support Recovery Specialist through DSHS Texas
Proficient in all aspects of computer software i.e. Windows Excel, Power Point, Word, and Publisher
Published author (Published work available upon request)
Proficient in a number of Counseling Theories and Procedures
Proficient in Counseling Ethics
Extensive knowledge of the Texas Prison System
Effectively managed caseloads of more than 6 clients at any given time as a Recovery Coach in DFW.
Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (Phi Tau Chapter)
Member of Psi Beta National Psychology Honor Society
Dean's List Member at Tarrant County College Northeast Campus maintaining a 3.83 GPA (soon to be a 4.0)
Recovery Coach06/2012 to CurrentAbsolute FreedomArlington, Texas
As a recovery coach, I serve as a liaison between clients and community resources seeking help for a number of chemical dependency treatment, housing, housing, and financial support issues.
I am also in the process of taking Recovery Coaching into the Tarrant County Jail System, as well as TDCJ, to assist in offender re-entry into society.
I currently work with six clients (pro-bono), one adolescent and five adults.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Metal Health/ Chemical Dependency Counseling2014Tarrant County College Northeast CampusHusrt, Texas, USA
I am currently one semester away from beginning my practicum work in pursuit of my LCDC.
I will be transferring to Tarleton State in the Fall of 2014 in pursuit of my Bachelor of Psychology, where I will then complete my Master's work in pursuit of my LPC.
Letters of recommendation from my Professors and Program Director will be available upon request concerning my academics and character throughout my college career at TCC.