(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Qualified in many areas of management of health, substance abuse, mental health care settings with certifications and desire to help patients. I'm committed to helping patients understand emotional issues underlying substance abuse patterns and more Documented strengths in various skills to help others.

  • Psychological Testing
  • Clinical Assessments
  • Providing Community Referrals
  • Individual Therapy
  • Crisis Situations
  • Treatment Plans
  • Creative Thinking
  • Mental Health Support
  • Defining Treatment Objectives
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Combination Therapy
  • Program Eligibility
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Community Mental Health Programs
  • Team Meetings
  • Site Visits
  • Anger Management
  • Community Resources
  • Relationship Issues Management
  • Problem Management
  • Addictions and Substance Abuse
  • Family Counseling
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Group and Individual Sessions
  • Living Skills Assistance
  • Life Support Technique Skills
Ware County High School Waycross, GA Expected in 05/1981 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • PS- Prevention Specialist
  • Certified Anger Management specialist
  • Certified emotional support specialist
Work History
Always Best Care - Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist
Mishawaka, IN, 07/2022 - Current
  • Administered residential treatment center for adolescents with addiction and abuse pathology.
  • Supported and assessed clients struggling with addiction or relationship issues and devised strategies based on client needs.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Coordinated referrals for addiction services based on individual client needs and preferences.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
Vt Hackney, Inc - Home Health Care Aide
Independence, KS, 09/2017 - Current
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from harm.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
Walmart - Department Manager
City, STATE, 01/1996 - 12/2008
  • Managed inventory and receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and meet expected demands.
  • Worked actively with management team to create daily and weekly sales plans based on weekly sales trends.
  • Communicated with managers of other departments to maintain transparency.
  • Motivated associates to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors through coaching and recognition.

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