substance abuse technician resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Objective: knowledge of the 12-core functions of alcohol and drug abuse. Career objective includes a transition into the counseling field with active engagement to help reduce harm and/or re-build individuals and families. Enthusiastic, committed-team player, and passionate-Human Service Professional-substance abuse concentration with seven years of community-based agency experience, a strong working resiliency to alcohol/substance abuse within homes and communities; with specialization in the psychoanalysis and psychodynamic theories of behavior, cognitive, humanistic and integrative, holistic therapy of addictions.

  • Counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Documentation
  • Rapport
  • Treatment programs
  • Client advocacy
  • Program Management
  • Community Resources
  • Substance abuse therapy
  • Treatment planning
  • Mental health assessment
  • Supervision
  • Relationship development
  • Business operations
  • Dual diagnoses expert
  • Psychotropic medications knowledge
  • Peer Counseling
  • Mental Health Support
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Intervention Planning
  • Crisis Response
  • Case Management Proficiency
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Proficiency
  • Strong public speaker
  • Daily living activities educator
  • Anxiety disorder expertise
  • Adept at conflict resolution
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) expert
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
  • Faxing Paperwork
  • Advanced MS Office Suite Knowledge
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Paperwork drafting
Work History
Substance Abuse Technician, 02/2018 - Current
Universal Health Services Dubuque, IA,
  • Developed trust, personal rapport, and strong working relations with residents and peers by maintaining thoroughness, commitment and accuracy through social interaction, professionalism and sensitivity.
  • Evaluated patients based on mental and physical parameters discovered through interviews and standardized assessments.
  • Spearheaded group counseling sessions to help individuals deal with substance abuse and substance abuse issues.
  • Worked with family members to develop support networks and multifaceted coping techniques focused on client needs.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
Chaplain Intern, 02/2015 - 01/2018
Bnp Paribas Berkeley, CA,
  • Provided 'Holistic care counseling' for staff and patient, developed relationship of trust through compassionate presence, while assisting in crisis situations, including family/relational issues as well as bereavement care.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs.
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.
  • Worked with stewardship to promote responsible biblical stewardship.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
Administrative Assistant, 01/2012 - 02/2015
Charlotte Housing Authority City, STATE,
  • Greet visitors/residents and provided assistance, act as a leasing agent, assist with applications, leases, renewals and other similar functions.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for business development purposes.
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies and performance standards.
  • Coordinated bookkeeping activities in QuickBooks and Lawson, including invoicing and accounts payable.
Administrative Assistant/Evening Counselor, 03/2006 - 01/2012
McLeod Addictive Disease Center City, STATE,
  • Recognized for exceptional screening, intake and assessment.
  • Consulted with representatives of "Area Service Providers" and developed participation in prevention and treatment programs, assisted with crisis intervention.
  • Bolstered client education and crisis counseling.
  • Maintained records of program-related activities, documentation.
  • Composed internal memos and external correspondence for senior management and reviewed all documentation to eliminate errors.
  • Coordinated bookkeeping activities in QuickBooks and Lawson, including invoicing and accounts payable.
  • Performed general office duties, including answering multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
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Pfeiffer University-Practical Theology in Pastoral care-counseling-ACPE-CPE-Clinical Pastoral Education @ Atrium Health: , Expected in
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School Attended

  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Webb University

Job Titles Held:

  • Substance Abuse Technician
  • Chaplain Intern
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant/Evening Counselor


  • Master of Art
  • Pfeiffer University-Practical Theology in Pastoral care-counseling-ACPE-CPE-Clinical Pastoral Education @ Atrium Health
  • Bachelor of Science

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