Addiction Specialist Resume Samples

An Addiction Specialist provides individual and group therapy to individuals who are facing drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders, and gambling addiction. A professional Addiction Specialist Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – counseling patients, working with the patient’s family members or close friends, participating in orientation sessions, identifying the addiction issues faced by the patient, sending the patient to group homes, and correctional institutions, creating records of each patient’s history and charts patient progress during ongoing sessions; implementing treatment and recovery plans, assessing the mental and physical progress, and helping patients in making adjustments without relying on dependencies.

Requirements for this post vary from state to state, however to the minimum a bachelor’s or master’s degree is required. Most of the students have a degree in substance abuse, psychology, or addictions counseling. Generally, for this post, the specialist is expected to possess a compassionate and caring nature, and be energetic and be supportive to the patients.

 

Addiction Specialist Resume example

Addiction Specialist Resume

Headline : Looking for a position as an Addiction Counselor, Addiction Specialist, or Mental Health worker. Available to work varying shifts. Hoping to find a position that promotes growth from within.

Skills : Extra Steps - Certified, Pharoah Certified, SMARTS, AVATAR, And AMS Experience, Excellent Communication, And Counseling, Well Organized. Excellent Computer.

Description :

    1. Individual addiction assessment and counseling with clients at their residence or in the community.
    2. Dual diagnosis group counseling in a clinic setting.
    3. Smoked cessation counseling and groups.
    4. Assisted clients to achieve supportive goals that would enhance the life.
    5. Transported and assistance with food stamps, housing applications, medical appointments, inpatient drug treatment, and mental health treatment.
    6. Earned the respect of colleagues by being a positive team member, hard-working, and jumping in when needed to ensure that clients were seen.
    7. Established a smoking cessation group for clients that needed help with quitting cigarettes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA


Addiction Specialist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Addiction Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Communication, Self Management, Leadership, Negotiation, Delegation, Adaptability, Critical Thinking, Creative Problem Solving, Planning/Organizing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing a caseload of 30-50 male inmates in the Clean Living Program.
    2. Provision of consultation and addiction recovery services including intake assessments, individual and group intervention, treatment planning, and discharge planning.
    3. Responsible for daily documentation of inmate progress, encounters, and significant addiction recovery information in SAMS using electronic medical records.
    4. Responsible for collaborating with community agencies ex. (housing, employment, clothing, )to assist with integration back into the community.
    5. Required to attend staff meetings and in-service training programs as offered by the Indiana Department of Correction.
    6. Required to provide other addiction recovery services as assigned while maintaining the confidentiality of inmate information in accordance with Indiana Department of Correction policy.
    7. Educated people in substance abuse and helping people get into treatment to recovery from chemical dependency.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Psychology


Addiction Specialist Resume

Summary : Looking to obtain a stable career that provides the income needed to support the family. Also hope to have a career that is intriguing, and that enjoy.

Skills : Marketing, Management, Customer Service, Business Management, Powerpoint, Word, Sales, Receptionist, Retail Management.

Description :

    1. Comfortably worked autonomously or in a team-based setting.
    2. Experienced in helping with coping skills for rehabilitation of drug addiction and mental health and recovery services.
    3. Educated, amended and adjusted required documentation, ie: progress notes, group notes, psychosocial assessments, service plans, etc.
    4. Completed psycho-social, intakes, service plans, etc.
    5. Designed and reinstated the weekly groups attended previously stopped due to lack of participation.
    6. Facilitated weekly groups and weekly and bi-weekly individual sessions.
    7. Maintained a caseload.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Psychology

Addiction Specialist Resume

Headline : Developing individual-based treatment plans with MG/MR individuals. Able to navigate, negotiate and advocate within multiple service systems on behalf of consumers. Case management to individuals having a severe and persistent mental illness.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Typing, Powerpoint, Sales, Customer Service, Administrative, Written Communication, Communications.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of 14-17 male and female youth within the outpatient chemical dependency clinic.
    2. Clients are seen 1-3 times per week for sessions lasting 25-70 minutes.
    3. Responsible for building and maintaining relationships in the community through open communication and prevention education.
    4. Trained in Trauma-Informed Care, Sanctuary Model, Cultural Diversity.
    5. Facilitated groups to the mentally ill population educating them on the negative effect of not taking medication, mixing medication, or termination of medication without physician orders to individuals suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar, PTSD, and Major Depression Disorder.
    6. Facilitated relapse prevention, Drug Education, co-Occurring Disorder, Self Esteem, Collateral service which is a setting that creates a safe environment for beneficiaries and families that plays a significate role in the client's recovery.
    7. Provided integrated service to mentally ill clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Addiction Specialist Resume

Objective : Oversight of the day-to-day operations of an adolescent 40-bed inpatient residential facility. Development of a monthly staff schedule to ensure effective 24-hour staff coverage. Development of daily house schedule to ensure effective programming, ie. School, groups, caseload, individual sessions, and prevent overlap of services.

Skills : Skilled OASAS Approved Educational Provider; Trained Domestic Violence And Cultural Diversity Instructors; Trained In HIV/AIDs, Trauma, Parenting And Family Therapy; Trained EBI; Motivational Interviewing; Harm Reduction; Computer.

Description :

    1. Verified insurance.
    2. Utilized office equipment.
    3. Helped find treatment programs for people with substance and mental health issues.
    4. Counseled participants individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life.
    5. Received inbound calls, assessing families for treatment placement.
    6. Worked as an advocate for families to ensure the treatment goals were met.
    7. Effectively closed deals and was involved with treatment facility ideas.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    MA In Public Administration

    Addiction Specialist Resume

    Headline : Looking to serve as a Social Worker in a setting where one is able to use skills and passion for working with youth and families to provide the highest quality of care possible. believe in a strengths-based and client-centered approach, empowering clients to make positive and more thoughtful decisions and changes in their lives.

    Skills : MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Community, Outreach and Relationship Building, Excellent Communicator, Collections and Debt Repayment, Professional Substance Abuse Counselor,r Bilingual English and Spanish.

    Description :

      1. Assisted counselors with patient care in recovery.
      2. Medication administrating, doing UDS, and Breathalyzer tests.
      3. Counseled patients on issues and being there when needed.
      4. Liaison between Drug Court and the client's monthly reports.
      5. Worked closely with Probation Officers.
      6. Moved to the Addiction Recovery Center and provided educational lectures and facilitated groups for adolescent and adult clients.
      7. Provided individual and family counseling sessions to persons in the program.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      MSW In Social Work

      Addiction Specialist Resume

      Objective : Looking for a challenging position to utilize knowledge, education, skill, and learning ability while contributing to the organization.

      Skills : Certified Addiction Specialist.

      Description :

        1. Received incoming calls from the helpline to assist families with locating the best source of treatment for addicts.
        2. Supported efforts for loan and insurance assistance, family education, interventions, and logistics.
        3. Provided treatment for patients with alcohol and chemical dependencies.
        4. Conducted face-to-face contact per client at home or in a shelter with a caseload of 35-50 clients Complete progress notes daily.
        5. Routinely assessed strengths and barriers to income, housing stability, and self-sufficiency including health, substance use, and mental health issues.
        6. Provided clients or family members with support and linkages/ referrals to community resources.
        7. Researched potential grants.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        0-2 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Entry Level
        Education
        Education
        Behavior Science

        Addiction Specialist Resume

        Objective : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

        Skills : Multi-Task Management, Energetic.

        Description :

          1. Answered income calls for potential clients and provides treatment recommendations from the company's network of treatment centers.
          2. Verified of Insurance benefits.
          3. Maintained a professional and positive attitude when working with callers/potential patients, members of the call center team, clinical and/or facility.
          4. Started working at this rehabilitation facility as a marketing coordinator.
          5. Informed me there was a lot of information and training needed to become an addiction specialist, and that it usually took about two years.
          6. Worked hard doubled up on my training, and was an addiction specialist helping addicts and their families.
          7. Worked closely with clients with referrals.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        0-2 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Entry Level
        Education
        Education
        BS In Psychology

        Addiction Specialist Resume

        Objective : Hard-working and dedicated individual looking to improve and utilize personal intellect and professional experience to contribute to the organization's noble goals and simultaneously provide excellent service and opportunities for company development and personal growth.

        Skills : Organized, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

        Description :

          1. Assist client with a strong support network for continued recovery after discharge.
          2. Performed a continuance of case management making sure that the client is maintaining and meeting comprehensive discharge planning goals.
          3. Managed a caseload of more than 35 clients at any given time.
          4. Assisted more than 100 clients in obtaining education and employment.
          5. Worked with numerous clients with co-occurring disorders.
          6. Provided weekly individual and group sessions focused on the recovery process.
          7. Coordinated and facilitated outpatient treatment services.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        0-2 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Entry Level
        Education
        Education
        BS In Psychology

        Addiction Specialist Resume

        Objective : Looking to obtain a position that will enable using working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

        Skills : Bilingual, Autocad, Microsoft Office, Technical Plan Execution, Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented.

        Description :

          1. Admission of clients under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Respite or Crisis.
          2. Intervention trained, worked alongside counselors to creates activities for the group.
          3. Treatment options with each one, and worked with a discussed treatment options with patients and family.
          4. Worked with a diverse population.
          5. Started working at this rehabilitation facility as a marketing coordinator.
          6. Worked hard doubled up on training, and was an addiction specialist helping addicts and their families within six months from hire date.
          7. Conducts case management services.
          8. Worked within the requirements of the site review instrument used by OASAS.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        0-2 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Entry Level
        Education
        Education
        BS In Psychology