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Chemical Dependency Counselors provide support to clients who are dealing with substance abuse issues. Populations at risk for chemical dependency are teens and veterans, and Chemical Dependency Counselor help these people by assessing their substance problems, teaching coping mechanisms, developing treatment plans, leading therapy sessions, and organizing aftercare programs. A successful example resume in the field should mention skills like counseling abilities, empathy, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, being able to motivate clients, and perseverance. Most eligible resumes make display of a Master’s Degree in social work or counseling.

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1

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern

  • Provided and ensured competent and professional drug and alcohol treatment to clients under federal supervision.
  • Performed intake screenings, needs assessment, psychological evaluations, and develop action plans for all new clients.
  • Completed individual sessions with assigned clients per monthly treatment plan.
  • Facilitated 15 client weekly group sessions on educational topics.
  • Collected UA samples on a daily basis for clients.
  • Ensured monthly progress reports are provided to Federal Probation officers on offenders with professional communication.
  • Made daily contact with staff at DISMAS, DSHS, and OSAR.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Chemical Dependency
BA
Social Work
2

Chemical Dependency Counselor

  • Conducted comprehensive screens and evaluations for assessment and diagnostic purposes.
  • Prepared treatment plans relating to chemical dependency problems and behaviors.
  • Directed individual and group-therapy sessions.
  • Completed all assigned patients' documentation per OASAS guidelines.
  • Participated in seminars, workshops, and other continuing education experiences.
  • Attended case conferences and other meetings as scheduled.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
3

Chemical Dependency Counselor Ass. PH Ll

  • Provided substance abuse counseling to adults, adolescents and families and in group settings.
  • Developed and implemented curriculum for a variety of groups.
  • Performed intake and assessment, and developed treatment plans and/or treatment referrals for clients referred by corrections, public agencies, employees, families or other means.
  • Monitored client progress and adherence to treatment plan; maintain client files and case documentation in accordance with related policies.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
GED
GED
Administrative Office Technology & Osha Building Construction & Safety Procedures
4

Chemical Dependency Counselor

Facilitated psycho educational groups, individual counseling, and family therapy sessions focusing on drug prevention, self-esteem, criminogenic factors, and family reunification

  • Collaborated with Clinical Director and Treatment team
  • Advocated for clients within juvenile court system, schools, and other community agencies
  • Charted and document clients' progress and participation in accordance with local ADAMHS board and state agencies
  • Facilitated and prepare urine toxicology screens
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Christian Education
5

Lead Chemical Dependency Counselor

Directed diverse caseload of primarily mentally ill and chronically homeless adults.

  • Spearheaded case management and individual counseling initiatives to meet patients' needs
  • Implemented Cognitive Behavior Therapy to effectively facilitate various group therapy sessions
  • Assessed patients, using Gain, MAST, DAST and ASAM placement criteria
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Applied Science
6

Inpatient Chemical Dependency Counselor II

Cultivates client success through providing direct services and managing caseloads. Conducts intakes, group counseling and crisis prevention. Leads second shift team as supervisor and contributes to team staffing. Supports patient progress and wellness contributing to weekly treatment and collaborating with colleagues develop and implement efficient treatment plans for each patient.

  • Champions effective case management for all clients by supplying educational, vocational, and family counseling services.
  • Evaluates clients to determine best care and treatment practices. Collect and analyze data to create psycho-social assessments and individualized treatment.
  • Administers group therapy sessions in Addiction Education, REBT, CBT, and Emotional Regulation.
  • Tracks and reports client progression to authorities, refers clients to support groups, educates family in facilitating client success, and links clients to aftercare and wrap around services.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
MS
Community Mental Health Counseling
7

Program Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

  • Conducted cognitive intervention individual/group sessions to parolees.
  • Maintained caseload and upheld Texas State Parole Department and parolee's conditions and court mandated stipulations.
  • Taught State of Texas approved substance abuse education curriculum program and cultivated spreadsheet database for tracking group and individual sessions.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Psychology
MA
Special Education
8

Chemical Dependency Counselor

  • Clinical knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) for treatment plan development.
  • Provided mental health and chemical dependency educations along with individual and group therapy to patients in accordance to NYS OASAS rules and regulations.
  • Maintained records of counseling activity in accordance with professional practice.
  • Knowledge and use of evidence-based practices to satisfy Medicaid, Medicare and Managed Care criteria through individual and group therapy.
  • Led case conference/staff meeting once a week as Charge Counselor.
  • Referring individuals for specialized and/or long-term treatment in the local community where applicable.
  • Case management that consisted of daily collaboration with multidisciplinary team both internal and external.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records/EMR NetAccess.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Imhatt
BS
Interdisciplinary Arts And Psychology
MS
Clinical Mental Health Counseling-limited Permit
9

Chemical Dependency Counselor/mental Health Worker

Individual/Group Counseling Sessions

  • Facilitated Chemical Dependency Educational classes, Treatment planning
  • Educated youth on detoxification, cycle of addiction and the process of recovery
  • Utilized various approaches such as Relapse Prevention, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Chemical Dependency Counseling
AS
Arts
BS
Human Services
10

Chemical Dependency Counselor

  • Manage a caseload up to 35 co-occurring patients, including those who receive medication assisted treatment
  • CASAC-T, preparing to sit for exam
  • Conduct bio/psych/soc assessments on weekly basis
  • Conduct treatment plans
  • Develop and lead up to 6 groups weekly. Currently leading two co-occurring groups, three times weekly.
  • Participant in case conference once weekly and "Learning Thursdays" for training.
  • Collaborate with outside treatment providers and referents
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Counseling Education

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