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Drug And Alcohol Counselors usually work in rehabilitation centers and help clients cure their drug and alcohol addiction and stop substance abuse. Regular example resumes for Drug And Alcohol Counselors mention activities like making initial assessments, providing counseling and guidance to clients, helping them overcome emotional issues, and monitoring progress. Based on our collection of resume samples, these experts should demonstrate counseling expertise, empathy, a caring and positive attitude, the ability to cope with difficult clients, and stamina. Education requirements vary from high school diploma to Master's Degree.

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Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Conducted group therapy sessions with 8-12 clients daily on coping skills, emotions, relationships, and other skills to help promote healthy behaviors

  • Managed 8 inpatient clients by scheduling weekly one on one counseling session to address adverse behaviors
  • Created treatment plans after intake session by working with clients on areas of interest by goal setting to change problem behaviors during their 28 day inpatient stay
  • Coached and educated clients on how to achieve goals by providing positive feedback, encouragement, role play scenarios, and assistance in applying techniques
  • Developed and implemented weekly lecture on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to provide information on restructuring thoughts to cope with unhealthy thinking patterns
  • Coordinated with outpatient facilities, outside case managers, probation officers, and magistrates to provide up to date information, organize aftercare services, and provide referrals when needed
  • Corresponded with insurance companies and county referral sources for the allocation of funds
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Crime
MS
Science Of Community Counseling
2

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Counseled five clients on my case load, including two individual sessions a week per client

  • Ran a drug and alcohol group every night
  • Recorded detailed progress notes for managed care and other insurance companies on the group and individual sessions
  • Created treatment plans monthly for each client as well as conducted assessments, trained in and ran BARJ and ART classes
  • Transported clients on medical runs and psychiatric hospital trips when needed
  • Setup outpatient meetings and completed discharge paperwork for clients
  • Ran ART and BARJ groups as part of my clients program as ordered by the court
  • Trained in, and used cognitive behavioral therapy to counsel clients and TCI to de-escalate situations
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Psychology
Health Science
3

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Counseled court adjudicated young men ages 14-20 regarding their issues with drug and alcohol usage

  • Maintained a case load of five clients
  • Facilitated Drug and Alcohol group counseling sessions five times per week
  • Facilitated Balance and Restorative Justice counseling sessions consisting of aggression replacement training, victim awareness, gun violence, drug sellers, and life skills five times per week
  • Managed and addressed behavioral issues with clients.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Psychology And Criminology
4

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Ii/facility Manager

Co-facilitated psycho-education groups and support groups for adolescents that were generally pre-contemplation stage.

  • Collaborated with case managers and therapists regarding best practices for Trauma-informed and gender responsive interventions.
  • Skilled in providing crisis communication and evasive techniques when program participants display hostile or volatile behaviors that may cause bodily harm to self or others.
  • Provided feedback regarding treatment areas that required streamlining to assist program in running more smoothly.
  • Supervised and counseled participants with co-occurring disorders
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
5

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Facilitated outpatient group and individual counseling sessions to assist clients with issues that impact recovery

  • Provide case management responsibilities for 12-15 clients to assist with successful treatment and recovery from substance and addiction.
  • Monitored, evaluated, and recorded client progress with respect to treatment goals
  • Compete home visits to collect specimens for urinalysis to ensure compliance with treatment program
  • Referred clients to community resources including houses, treatment for mental or physical illness, welfare, medical benefits, employment, or other services.
  • Corresponded with community agencies to coordinate services to assist with treatment goals
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Social Work
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Social Work
6

Primary Adolescent Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Created and implemented an Adolescent Outpatient Treatment Curriculum for partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and basic outpatient levels of care.

  • Facilitated group and individual therapies in accordance to specific individual
  • Assessed for care and treatment needs and used gathered information to create psycho-social assessments and individualized treatment plans
  • Maintained documentation on level of care, patient progress and needs
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Juvenile Delinquency
7

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

  • Counseled individuals with drug and alcohol addictions in a medical model outpatient/detox program.
  • Referred clients to inpatient program if outpatient status failed for patient; contracted with several residential programs to provide emergency services for those in need; developed and tracked waiting list.
  • Screened and assessed potential patients for treatment; completed admit intake paperwork, weekly patient progress reports, daily log notes, referral paperwork to outside agencies, and hospitalizations.
  • Facilitated groups; individual counseling and emergency counseling sessions, wrote treatment contracts and recorded outcomes, prepared certificates for graduations, aftercare plans, and discharge summaries.
  • Designed, implemented, facilitated a new eating disorder program for the patients; kept notes on patients progress and met weekly for individual sessions regarding their eating disorder.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Education
8

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Instruct Intensive Outpatient groups to adults diagnosed with co-occurring disorders

  • Provide individual counseling to assigned group members
  • Develop and implement treatment planning according to member needs
  • Maintained members' records in the agency's computerized database system (Web Care)
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Public Health
9

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Perform all case management duties

  • Group Facilitator for relapse prevention, process, groups, life skills, self-esteem, NA Big Book Study
  • UA Testing
  • Type of clientele: homeless, GR, Self -Pay prop 36, SASCA, drug court, multi-cultural and people with co-occurring disorders
  • Certified thru Breining Institute
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
10

Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Oversee and provide substance abuse treatment services to clients in the community and group counseling in a community-based office setting as a member of the Act (Assertive Community Treatment) Team.

  • Provide community based services to consumers who have serious mental illnesses, possible co-occurring substance abuse disorders.
  • Prepare and maintain progress notes, treatment plans, psycho-social assessments and other records.
  • Make appropriate referrals to outside agencies, develop and facilitate individual counseling and group counseling based on each client's stage of recovery.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Addiction Counseling

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