Substance Abuse Counselor possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment in the field of addiction.
Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
Clinical intake, assessment, and documentation mastery
Superior communication skills
Group and Individual counseling sessions
Treatment planning to facilitate a sober lifestyle for clients.
Effectively managed and implemented group and individual counseling sessions as an Intern with an outstanding evaluation by supervisor.
Substance Abuse Counselor Intern, 01/2010 － 04/2010Center For Family Services － Williamstown, NJCharted and recorded information in client files. Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes. Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems. Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking. Guided clients in understanding addiction and treatment.
Education and Training
2014Rutgers University － Camden, NJ, USABachelor of SciencePsychologyContinuing education in Psychology.
2010Camden County College － Blackwood, NJ, USAAssociate of Applied ScienceAddiction CounselingCompleted the required 270 Drug and Alcohol Education Hours for CADC
2007Paul Vi High School － Haddonfield, NJ, USAHigh School Diploma