Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume Samples

A Chemical Dependency Therapist takes responsibility for counseling and advising individuals with tobacco, drug, alcohol, and other problems such as eating disorders or gambling. The job description entails counseling individuals, families, and groups or engages in prevention programs. A well-drafted Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume indicates the following duties – providing chemical dependency counseling to patients, completing chemical dependency assessments, coordinating with jail staff and outside agencies and treatment programs, recording patient notes, ensuring files are maintained following the company’s policies and procedures; following patient confidentiality as outlined by the state laws and company policy and participating in in-service and staff meetings.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills – a good understanding of and familiarity with addiction, withdrawal, and treatment resources for recovery; ability to exercise considerable independent clinical judgment and initiative, and the ability to maintain current and accurate and complete client records. Most eligible resumes mention a master’s degree in social work or counseling.

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume example

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

Objective : Looking for a collaborative setting to utilize assessment and treatment skills as a counselor with 32 years of experience.

Skills : EPIC Electronic Med. Rec.

Description :

    1. Provided individual, group, family, and multi-family group therapy to adolescents and their families on an in-patient Chemical Dependency unit.
    2. Initiated gender groups with male and female patients focusing on sexuality and sexual abuse issues.
    3. Lectured, presentations, educational teaching, public speaking, and television appearances to promote learning about the recovery models and adolescent substance abuse and dependence.
    4. Coordinated with State Probation workers, Social Workers, other treatment providers, and facilities.
    5. Discharged planning with follow-up and devising and arranging after-care plans.
    6. Provided case management, document services, and maintain charts according to WAC guidelines and agency policy and procedures.
    7. Supervised unit staff and provide structure and goals for therapy groups occurring when off of the unit.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Marriage Family Child Counseling


Chemical Dependency Therapist 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 : Multi-Task Management, Energetic And Organized, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Duties included providing individual, group, and family counseling, dance therapy, conducting assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning.
    2. Provided individual, group, and family therapy in regards to issues with chemical dependency in a safe environment, utilizing strength-based and best.
    3. Included providing assessments, development of treatment plans, and collaboration with other service providers involved.
    4. Coordinated services outlined below this require the ability to be flexible, adapt to changing environments, communicate effectively.
    5. Provided addiction treatment services and mental health therapeutic services, provide intake assessments and write Individualized Treatment Plans.
    6. Provided individual and group psychotherapy to the residential adult population.
    7. Provided psych education to clients and family members regarding addiction/recovery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling


Chemical Dependency Therapist 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 : Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Supervised master-level counseling students during practicum and internship.
    2. Provided and ensured competent and professional drug and alcohol treatment to clients under federal supervision.
    3. Performed intake screenings, needs assessments, psychological evaluations, and develop action plans for all new clients.
    4. Completed individual sessions with assigned clients per monthly treatment plan.
    5. Facilitated 15 client weekly group sessions on educational topics.
    6. Collected samples on a daily basis for clients.
    7. Ensured monthly progress reports are provided to Federal Probation officers on offenders with professional communication.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

Objective : An experienced and detail-oriented professional that is driven by helping and supporting others and thrives when part of an organization that embodies the same views.

Skills : Budgeting, Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Made daily contact with staff at DISMAS, DSHS, and OSAR.
    2. Conducted comprehensive screens and evaluations for assessment and diagnostic purposes.
    3. Prepared treatment plans relating to chemical dependency problems and behaviors.
    4. Directed individual and group therapy sessions.
    5. Completed all assigned patients' documentation per OASAS guidelines.
    6. Participated in seminars, workshops, and other continuing education experiences.
    7. Attended case conferences and other meetings as scheduled.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a position that will enable to use 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 : Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Provided substance abuse counseling to adults, adolescents, and families and in group settings.
    2. Developed and implemented curriculum for a variety of groups.
    3. Performed intake and assessment, and developed treatment plans and/or treatment referrals for clients referred by corrections, public agencies, employees, families, or other means.
    4. Monitored client progress and adherence to the treatment plan.
    5. Maintain client files and case documentation in accordance with related policies.
    6. Collaborated with Clinical Director and Treatment team.
    7. Advocated for clients within the juvenile court system, schools, and other community agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

Objective : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

Skills : Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Charted and document clients' progress and participation in accordance with local ADAMHS board and state agencies.
    2. Spearheaded case management and individual counseling initiatives to meet patients' needs.
    3. Implemented Cognitive Behavior Therapy to effectively facilitate various group therapy sessions.
    4. Assessed patients, using Gain, MAST, DAST, and ASAM placement criteria
    5. Facilitated and prepare urine toxicology screens.
    6. Champions effective case management for all clients by supplying educational, vocational, and family counseling services.
    7. Evaluated clients to determine best care and treatment practices. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

Objective : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

Skills : Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Collected and analyzed data to create psycho-social assessments and individualized treatment.
    2. Administered group therapy sessions in Addiction Education, REBT, CBT, and Emotional Regulation.
    3. Tracked and reported client progression to authorities refers clients to support groups, educates families in facilitating client success, and links clients to aftercare and wrap-around services.
    4. Cultivated client success through providing direct services and managing caseloads. 
    5. Conducted intakes, group counseling, and crisis prevention. 
    6. Led second shift team as a supervisor and contributes to team staffing. 
    7. Supported patient progress and wellness contributing to the weekly treatment and collaborating with colleagues to develop and implement efficient treatment plans for each patient.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

          Chemical Dependency Therapist 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 : Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

          Description :

            1. Conducted cognitive intervention individual/group sessions to parolees.
            2. Maintained caseload and upheld the State Parole Department and parolee's conditions and court-mandated stipulations.
            3. Taught the State approved substance abuse education curriculum program and cultivated a spreadsheet database for tracking group and individual sessions.
            4. Clinical knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) for treatment plan development.
            5. Provided mental health and chemical dependency educations along with individual and group therapy to patients in accordance with NYS OASAS rules and regulations.
            6. Maintained records of counseling activity in accordance with professional practice.
            7. Knowledge and use of evidence-based practices to satisfy Medicaid, Medicare, and Managed Care criteria through individual and group therapy.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

          Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

          Objective : Seeks to obtain a position that will utilize and challenge the professional skills and field experience that have acquired, while offering positive growth and development within the organization.

          Skills : Multilingual, Team Player.

          Description :

            1. Led case conference/staff meeting once a week as Charge Counselor.
            2. Referring individuals for specialized and/or long-term treatment in the local community where applicable.
            3. Case management consisted of daily collaboration with the multidisciplinary teams both internal and external.
            4. Knowledge of electronic medical records/EMR NetAccess.
            5. Manage a caseload of up to 35 co-occurring patients, including those who receive medication-assisted treatment.
            6. ASAC-T, preparing to sit for the exam.
            7. Conduct bio/psych/soc assessments on a weekly basis.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling

          Chemical Dependency Therapist Resume

          Objective : Interested in a long-term career, involving extensive people interaction and diverse corporate projects, would like a challenging position, which rewards ambition, initiative and offers opportunities for professional and financial growth.

          Skills : Customer Service, Critical Thinker, Multi-Task Management, Energetic And Organized, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

          Description :

            1. Conducted treatment plans.
            2. Developed and led up to 6 groups weekly. 
            3. Led two co-occurring groups, three times weekly.
            4. Participated in case of the conference once weekly and "Learning Thursdays" for training.
            5. Collaborated with outside treatment providers and referents.
            6. Facilitated chemical dependency and life skills group meetings for the class of 50 clients.
            7. Met one-on-one with clients to develop individualized master treatment plans.
            8. Completed full assessments with new clients.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          MA in Marriage Family Child Counseling