Drug And Alcohol Counselor Resume Samples

A Drug and Alcohol Counselor works with a wide range of clients who are addicted to drug and alcohol and counsel them on how to get out of the addiction and lead a normal healthy life. Certain core tasks are common and are included on the Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume as follows – listening to the client’s issues and problems in detail; discussing ways to cope with the issues, suggesting potential incorporate methods to help the patient in recovering, helping clients in re-establishing their career and setting up proper after-care plans.

The path of counseling may vary based on the client’s level of struggle and degree of addiction, but the required skills are universally common and include – high tolerance for stress, ability to maintain composure, excellent interpersonal skills, critical thinking abilities, and immense knowledge of drug and alcohol testing. Required education includes a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in fields such as counseling or psychology.

Drug And Alcohol Counselor Resume example

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Objective : To continue career allowing to demonstrate abilities to multi-task, meet deadlines and exceed performance goals.

Skills : Inventory, Data entry.

Description :

    1. Completed drug and alcohol assessments for adolescent and adult patients to determine what level of care was needed based on DSM IV criteria.
    2. Worked directly with Community Care Behavioral Health to put the patients in either partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient or one on one care.
    3. Completed drug and alcohol assessments for adolescent and adult patients to determine what level of care was needed based on DSM IV criteria.
    4. Developed Prevention group that ran at various shelters in the area.
    5. Developed and ran therapy groups, educational groups and one on one counseling for all levels of care.
    6. Worked with all of these individuals in developing individual program plans and finding employment.
    7. Helped monitor the results of their drug tests as well as provide outpatient counseling for that individual.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Drug and Alcohol Counselor II Resume

Headline : Goal-oriented customer service representative skills with sales experience. Acclaimed Customer Service, and Interpersonal skills.

Skills : Bilingual English Spanish, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for provided leadership and support to counselors and tech staff.
    2. Co-facilitated group therapy, including preparation of materials, through research and construction of curriculum.
    3. Worked closely with the psychiatrist and nursing staff regarding medication management and evaluation of client mental health needs.
    4. Managed client files by conducting scheduled audits to ensure proper documentation are present and all licensing regulations are met.
    5. Scheduled and conducts staffing with clients and staff.
    6. Responsible for the intake process with new clients into the program.
    7. Listened to clients concerning all areas of treatment including assistance with the grievance process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Human Services


Drug and Alcohol Counselor/Executive Resume

Headline : Excellent listening and communication skills Highly capable of assessing a variety of situations and providing problem solving strategies Dedicated to the team approach with the ability to work independently.

Skills : Communication Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Charted and recorded information in client files. Daily work with a caseload of clients who are in substance abuse treatment.
    2. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    3. Efficiently gathered information from families and social agencies to inform the development of treatment plans.
    4. Documented all client information including service plans, treatment reports, and progress notes.
    5. Collaborated closely with the treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
    6. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.
    7. Taught clients anger management techniques, treatment projects that focused on problem-solving skills and creative thinking.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Drug and Alcohol Counselor III Resume

Summary : Strong academic training in counseling Person centered, strengths based, CBT approach to counseling Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team Ability to understand and implement agency policies.

Skills : Child care Counselor, Assistant Manager, Bilingual Romanian.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the design and implementation of individualized treatment plans based on assessments.
    2. Referred clients for inpatient or residential rehab as needed.
    3. Conducted crisis interventions, group facilitation, and individual counseling sessions.
    4. Proper screened tools and thorough assessments to identify the need for mental health and substance abuse diagnoses, treatment, and patient education.
    5. Established files, maintained, purged, and disposed of office records/files in accordance with regulations and procedures.
    6. Conducted crisis counseling, in person and via phone, for those who may require referral.
    7. Conducted inter-office briefings as needed. Running group therapy sessions, educational sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters

Sr. Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Summary : Certified drug and alcohol counselor possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment for all ranges of clients, including co-occurring disorders.

Skills : Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, Word, Skills Excel.

Description :

    1. Facilitated process and educational groups. Completed all daily charting and documentation.
    2. Observed all residents and attended to their needs when possible.
    3. Maintained rules and regulations at the social model facility.
    4. Assessed and diagnosed alcohol and drug conditions.
    5. Developed individual treatment plans and provided individual, family, and group therapy.
    6. Served on agency and community committees as required.
    7. Developed and maintained strong working relationships with referring agencies and groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology

Drug and Alcohol Counselor/Representative Resume

Summary : Worked with adolescent youth and the adult corrections population with substance abuse and criminality. Enjoyed this experience and would be happy to continue, but would also like to expand.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mac OS X, Care Logic.

Description :

    1. Maintained a therapeutic milieu among clients. Monitor behaviors and redirected clients as needed.
    2. Facilitated treatment, relapse prevention, and skill-building groups.
    3. Created activities, role plays, and peer bonding games for the group.
    4. Scheduled individual sessions to discuss needs and challenges.
    5. Managed a client caseload using Care Logic to input group notes, create treatment plans, one on one counseling sessions, status reports, and more.
    6. Tracked progress using Excel spreadsheets to determine completion.
    7. Communicated with clinical staff to discuss client progress.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Psychology

Drug and Alcohol Counselor/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a long term full time position that will challenge and allow to apply extensive skills, knowledge, and past experiences to mutually benefit and employer and allow opportunity.

Skills : Spanish Speaking, Well Traveled.

Description :

    1. Provided confidential addictions counseling, education, and support to individuals, families, and the community.
    2. Promoted healthy lifestyles and healthy choices. Collecting and distributing relevant information.
    3. Helped individuals to identify distinct needs and treatment plans.
    4. Assisted clients to meet the requirements of the treatment plan and evaluating the effectiveness of the treatment programs.
    5. Maintained secure and confidential notes and records of client interactions.
    6. Maintained a resource library regarding addiction, prevention, and related topics.
    7. Facilitated Early Recovery Group, Women's Relapse Prevention Group and developed a culturally sensitive group.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Lead Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Summary : To obtain a career as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor where can use the education and skills have learned to help make a difference for individuals by aiding them in their recovery.

Skills : Drug and alcohol counselor, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Interned and Contracted Position Completed required internship.
    2. Experienced in learning and implementing the core functions of alcohol and drug counseling.
    3. Developed group lessons and activities for client education and group process.
    4. Observed and Co-lead adolescent drug and alcohol class. Individual counseling sessions bi-weekly with clients.
    5. Observed and participated in Drug Court staffing and court proceedings weekly.
    6. Developed and supported clients in developing personal Treatment Plans, Relapse Prevention Plans, and After Care Plans.
    7. Counseled men and women that were battling substance abuse.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Counseling Program

Associate Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Headline : Obtain a position with company that has the opportunity for personal growth, further skill development, and possible advancement. Stress Management after the death of our employees.

Skills : Clinical record keeping, Staff trainer, Motivational speaker.

Description :

    1. Responsible for facilitated Intensive Outpatient groups.
    2. Evaluated the behavioral and emotional needs of clients and family members.
    3. Communicated with referral sources and company representatives.
    4. Administered individual sessions including paperwork and assignments.
    5. Responsible for the intake process with new clients into the program.
    6. Received phone calls from support staff as necessary regarding client behavioral and emotional needs.
    7. Listened to clients concerning all areas of treatment. Include counseling and advising patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S.Ed

Associate Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Summary : An enthusiastic individual effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all. A mature and professional student who adapts to new situations and technologies with ease.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Taught Relapse Prevention Classes, Anger Management Classes,.
    2. Taught Seeking Safety Classes for Clients Dual Diagnosed with Substance Abuse and P.T.S.D.
    3. Oversaw Structure Groups, To make sure clients are moving forward in their program.
    4. Applied Structure and Discipline to all clients in the program. Oversaw group therapy activities for Substance Abuse.
    5. Advised patients on how to use medications properly.
    6. Assisted in increased revenue for the company. Monitor and observe patients' drug screens.
    7. Developed a counseling protocol for use within the company.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume

Headline : Successful experience with client service dual diagnosed clients Conduct and supervise diverse group activities/education, and provide counseling and crisis intervention.

Skills : Addiction recovery skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Drugged and alcohol assessments on new clients and clients who are transferring from another dorm.
    2. Built rapport with clients and their families. Ongoing groups and Drug and Alcohol groups.
    3. Inpatient therapy with individual adolescents who are placed for substance abuse.
    4. Worked on goals to help them reduce their illegal behaviors.
    5. Set up outpatient therapy after they discharge. Weekly progress notes on how the client is doing.
    6. Provided Individual Outpatient Counseling to Clients overcoming addiction.
    7. Completed Intake Interviews and Assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies