Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC-II) focused on connecting with clients and motivating them to develop healthy coping mechanisms.
Managed a caseload of more than 20 clients at any given time in an out-patient setting.
Assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload. Referred clients to outside social service providers to address psychiatric and personal issues. Completed documentation for all clients attending group sessions. Facilitated a weekly discussion group about relationship issues for men and women. Cultivated positive relationships with other professionals, programs and associations. Built positive rapport with law enforcement officers, court officials and community service agencies. Conducted individual counseling sessions to address physical, mental, social and emotional problems caused by substance abuse. Acted as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
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