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Drug Counselors provide support to clients who are dealing with substance abuse issues. Examples of Drug Counselor responsibilities are meeting with clients, assessing their condition, developing treatment plans, organizing therapy sessions, reporting progress to courts, and providing support to family members. Those interested in a Drug Counselor career should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: clinical experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, perseverance, a caring personality, and being able to help individuals in a crisis situation. Most resume samples in the field make display of a Master’s Degree in counseling or social work.

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Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor Intern

Counseling individuals seeking treatment for alcohol and drug addiction while working closely with a variety of health experts in areas that included: mental health, nursing, and social work.

  • Created and facilitated Healthy Relationships, Co-Occurring Disorders, Parenting Skills, Drug Education, Co-Dependency, Grief & Loss and weekly Group Therapy groups for women.
  • Acted as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Diagnosed clients using DSM-IV criteria.
  • Completed Comprehensive Assessments and created Treatment Plans for client's.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Health Science
2

Residential Aide I Alcohol I Drug Counselor in Training

Assisted adolescents with daily living activities through behavioral modification program in a group home setting.

  • Provided group and individual counseling for adolescents with primary Mental Health diagnosis and behavioral problems.
  • Delivered crisis interventions.
  • Developed and implemented a 16 week adolescent substance education and awareness group.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Social Work / Supervisory
3

Alcohol and Drug Counselor

  • Administered assessments to individuals seeking treatment for opiate dependence
  • Prepared treatment plans, progress notes, and completed reports within an appropriate time to maintain accurate and up-to-date records for agency
  • Provided therapeutic individual counseling to a caseload of 70 clients monthly
  • Collaborated with hospitals, courts, and other social agencies to help clients meet their individual needs as well as help the client utilize community resources
  • Conducted therapeutic activities with client in an individual and group environment
  • Completed training and maintained licensure with the State of Ohio through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Mental Health / Addiction Studies / Developmental Disabilities
BS
Applied (business) Psychology
4

Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

  • Effectively used various treatment approaches and theories, including motivational interviewing, through effective assessments and treatment planning to influence and empower consumers to modify their beliefs and thinking patterns.
  • Created creative, and challenging, clinical interventions and approaches to influence recognition, insight, and empowerment for chronic maladaptive behavioral patterns.
  • Facilitated innovative life skills, relapse prevention and 12 Step Study lecture sessions, including making adjustments to fit the serviced population.
  • Participated in weekly case presentations for clinical team review and discussions.
  • Maintained excellent and effective documentation, following procedures in accordance C.A.R.F. accreditation requirements.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Community Development - Health Services
5

Case Manager/ Drug Counselor

  • Assisted Veterans with housing, employment, mental health counseling
  • Completed case notes, Independent living plan (ILP)
  • Aided housing specialists with housing applicants
  • Held group meetings and 1-1 peer counseling in alcohol and substance abuse
  • Arranged referrals to other agencies and followed up plan of care
  • Engaged clients in aftercare services for the continuum of care
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Human Services
6

Alcohol and Drug Counselor

  • Working with Multnomah County Justice Reinvestment Program.
  • Provided counseling for clients with suspended sentences and substance use disorders.
  • Completed Intakes/Assessments, ran five groups per week, caseload of 25 or more clients.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
MA
Addiction Counseling
Alcohol And Drug Counselor Program
7

Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor

  • Provided ADC services in all 12 Core Functions
  • Coordinated client care and support to counseling team through group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, etc.
  • Assists in improving treatment plans, curriculum, and recreational therapy
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BS
Youth And Social Ministry
MA
Process
8

Drug Counselor

  • Records patients' choice of drug, amount, how often, and years of use in Microsoft Word.
  • Creates questionnaire, age of first use, stressors, legal issues, etc.
  • Guides patients for aftercare programs such as rehabs and meetings.
  • Meet daily one-on-one with patients.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Clinical
Wanaque Pediatric Rehabilitation
9

Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Complete intake and assessments

  • Write Treatment Plan for youth boys
  • Educate clients about the disease concept, stages of recovery and the 12 step approach.
  • Provide individual and group counseling
  • Provided weekly lectures
  • Document weekly progress and provide weekly reports
  • Complete discharge summary including the Aftercare Plan
  • Abide all rules and regulations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Sociology / Criminal Justice System
Liberal Arts/electives
Alcohol Drug Counselor
10

Drug Counselor

  • Facilitate Intensive Outpatient Group with adolescents (three times a week)
  • Facilitate Continuing Care Group with adults (once a week)
  • Case management
  • Conduct assessments with new patients seeking drug treatment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Social Work
MS
Social Work (public Health)

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