Substance Abuse Counselor

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Sofia Flores
St. Paul MN | (123) 456-7891 | sflores@email.com
Summary
Well-qualified Substance Abuse Counselor with 15 years experience who can play a critical role in conducting individual therapy sessions, treatment plans, assessments, aftercare plans and interventions.
Education
Northwest Vermont University
Aug '98-Aug '02
Psychology/Counseling and Case Management
Experience
Oceanside Treatment Facility, Substance Abuse Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Conducting patient assessments and setting therapeutic treatment goals
  • Accurately documenting and evaluating progress and effectiveness of therapeutic plans
  • Monitoring progress of participates in clinical supervision as well as responding to acute care needs
  • Analyzing client psychosocial assessment and risk factor analysis and implementing a treatment plan
Crane & Jenkins Counseling Center, Assistant Substance Abuse Counselor
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Developed relationships with community resources, referral sources, agencies and associations for client care needs
  • Maintained case records in accordance with counseling center standards
  • Completed discharge documentation on each client that included an explanation of the aftercare plan
Logan Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Substance Abuse Counselor - Trainee
Jan '13 - Aug '15
  • Participated in educational courses, seminars and in-service meetings to enhance treatment skills
  • Attended all clinical staff meetings and team conferences to become more familiar with counseling procedures and protocol
  • Distributed and collected treatment satisfaction surveys at beginning of treatment through the discharge process
Certifications
  • Bachelor of Science
Skills
  • Knowledge of Social Resources
  • Multitasking Ability

Resume samples

Sofia Flores
St. Paul MN | (123) 456-7891 | sflores@email.com
Summary
Well-qualified Substance Abuse Counselor with 15 years experience who can play a critical role in conducting individual therapy sessions, treatment plans, assessments, aftercare plans and interventions.
Education
Northwest Vermont University
Aug '98-Aug '02
Psychology/Counseling and Case Management
Experience
Oceanside Treatment Facility, Substance Abuse Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Conducting patient assessments and setting therapeutic treatment goals
  • Accurately documenting and evaluating progress and effectiveness of therapeutic plans
  • Monitoring progress of participates in clinical supervision as well as responding to acute care needs
  • Analyzing client psychosocial assessment and risk factor analysis and implementing a treatment plan
Crane & Jenkins Counseling Center, Assistant Substance Abuse Counselor
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Developed relationships with community resources, referral sources, agencies and associations for client care needs
  • Maintained case records in accordance with counseling center standards
  • Completed discharge documentation on each client that included an explanation of the aftercare plan
Logan Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Substance Abuse Counselor - Trainee
Jan '13 - Aug '15
  • Participated in educational courses, seminars and in-service meetings to enhance treatment skills
  • Attended all clinical staff meetings and team conferences to become more familiar with counseling procedures and protocol
  • Distributed and collected treatment satisfaction surveys at beginning of treatment through the discharge process
Certifications
  • Bachelor of Science
Skills
  • Knowledge of Social Resources
  • Multitasking Ability
Sofia Flores
St. Paul MN | (123) 456-7891 | sflores@email.com
Summary
Highly trained Substance Abuse Counselor with 3+ years experience who will be responsible for all aspects of the clinical screening process to determine if the client's needs are emergent, urgent or routine.
Education
Northwest Vermont University
Sep '10-Dec '14
Psychology/Counseling
Experience
River Tech, Substance Abuse Counselor
Jul '19 - Current
  • Conducting clinical screening utilizing the approved screening tools in MS-WIN to determine the possibility of a substance use disorder and/or co-occurring mental health disorder
  • Determining the coverage eligibility of the individual for services and medical support
  • Adhering to all HIPPA and Recipients Right Policies and Procedures
  • Implementing and maintaining initial client diagnosis made as part of the screening process
Cloud Clearwater Treatment Program, Substance Abuse Counselor-Intern
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Coordinated all daily activities of assigned clients to appropriate substance abuse counselors
  • Facilitated counseling groups as instructed
  • Provided updated medical documentation on all clients under substance abuse care to counselors as requested
Certifications
  • CDAC
Skills
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

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  • Microsoft Office

  • Organizational Skills

  • Powerpoint

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  • Teaching

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  • CPR/AED

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Elementary Education

  • Microsoft Office Specialist

  • Notary Public

  • Secondary Education

  • Teaching Certificate

  • TEFL

  • TESOL

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