Drug Counselor Resume Samples

A Drug Counselor is a mental health professional who will help clients struggling with drug addictions. The main responsibility includes working with clients and their family members to treat both emotional and mental disorders and promote overall mental health. A well-drafted Drug Counselor Resume gives a list of the following duties – assisting patients through drug rehabilitation programs, providing techniques for handling addiction, assisting patients with crisis management and coping strategies, helping family members acclimate to lifestyle and behavioral changes; and evaluating patient progress during therapy.

Eligible resumes showcase the following qualities – psychology knowledge, proficiency with addiction studies and counseling training, experience in conducting group therapy sessions, ability to stay calm under pressure, empathy and a caring personality and immense knowledge of traditional and alternative substance abuse treatments. The education standards vary between localities, but to the least, a bachelor-s or Master’s degree in the field of counseling or psychology is required.

Drug Counselor Resume example

Drug Counselor Resume

Summary : Obtain a full time counselor/psychologist position in order to positively impact all staff and patients. Substance abuse counselor is a support system for people with drug and alcohol problems

Skills : Psychological Assessments, Counseling, Consulting.

Description :

    1. Drug assessments and treatment planning. Individual and group counseling of addicted soldiers.
    2. Supervised by licensed Psychiatrist, and referral sources.
    3. Worked closely with the clinical director, clinical supervisor, other clinicians, and medical personnel.
    4. Accordance with state and federal regulations to provide care for patients.
    5. Assisted our patients with reaching their treatment goals.
    6. Prepared current patient progress reports and completion notices.
    7. Provided paperwork to patients, courts, probation, and parole departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology


Drug Counselor I Resume

Objective : To secure a position with a reputable company with advancement opportunities. Maintaining accurate records to ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations.

Skills : Presentation, Organizational Leadership, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Worked in an inpatient drug treatment facility.
    2. Screened clients to assess if they fit the criteria for a residential drug program.
    3. Referred to a setting that fits one's need.
    4. Performed intake for the clients at admission and at discharge referred clients to medical doctors.
    5. Provided individual and family counseling and group therapy.
    6. Interacted with insurance providers to authorize and review payment for clients' treatment.
    7. Assessed clients for alcohol and illicit drug use via urinalysis and breathalyzer testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business


Jr. Drug Counselor Resume

Objective : To work in a management position of a marketing and sales growth-oriented organization where practiced skills in market analysis, business administration, and sales.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Counseling, Crisis Intervention.

Description :

    1. Provided individual and family counseling and group therapy.
    2. Interacted with insurance providers to authorize and review payment for clients' treatment.
    3. Provided crisis intervention.
    4. Assessed clients for alcohol and illicit drug use via urinalysis and breathalyzer testing.
    5. Conducted review and assessment of individual case safety reports.
    6. Obtained from clinical trials, spontaneous and solicited reports.
    7. Determined the regulatory reportability of cases obtained from clinical trials.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business

Drug Counselor II Resume

Headline : Clients are susceptible to relapses, many substance abuse counselors work with clients on an on-going basis. Meeting with clients to evaluate their health and substance problem.

Skills : Shipping And Receiving, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed random drug testing for residents.
    2. Led individual counseling sessions with residents.
    3. Participated in weekly team meetings, helped to develop and implement treatment plans.
    4. Communicated in an honest, open manner about any concerns or issues with co-workers.
    5. Attended required in-house and outside agency training sessions and meetings.
    6. Wrote all required paperwork regarding the residents and house issues.
    7. Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
GED

Drug Counselor/Executive Resume

Objective : Professional Summary Responsible Marriage & Family Therapist with excellent communication skills and well knowledgeable in innovative techniques and interventions demonstrated.

Skills : Group Facilitator, Group Facilitator Trainer.

Description :

    1. Oversaw patients as it relates to Methadone Treatment.
    2. Monthly and Quarterly reports, data entry, daily scheduling.
    3. Provided patients with Individual Treatment Plans as it relates to addiction and co-occurring disorders.
    4. Implement outside Referrals and resources.
    5. Developed interventions related to dual diagnosis Intake assessments.
    6. Discharged planning Treatment team planning to meet patient's needs as it is associated with the mental wellness of each patient.
    7. Applied counseling skills that guide clinical assessments and outcomes, Supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA

Drug Counselor/Analyst Resume

Headline : To gain a position which will enable practice of psychotherapy. Working with some individuals in a crisis situation, while others will meet with you regularly as they recover.

Skills : Computer Knowledge, Ability To Prepare Nutritionals Meals.

Description :

    1. Conducted groups, and individuals counseling sessions.
    2. Assisted clients with individual treatment plans.
    3. Collected random urinalysis tests.
    4. Reported client's progress report to parole, probation, and court system conducted family clinical interventions.
    5. Prepared psychosocial and intakes for nonenglish speaker clients.
    6. Obtained the hours to qualify for a CASAC trainee certified.
    7. Translated for nonenglish speakers client and conducted Spanish group and individual sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Lead Drug Counselor Resume

Summary : Experience with retail Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills, Enriched Catholic background with good values and morals, respect for humanity.

Skills : Management Specialist, Evidence Based Substance, Abuse Counselor.

Description :

    1. Provided individual counseling to adult women residents of the shelter program, in recovery from substance abuse and addiction.
    2. Provided weekly psycho-educational groups for women dealing with substance abuse problems.
    3. Collaborated with other staff to create empowering strategies for working with each resident.
    4. Coordinated services with outside agencies such as DCFS, LA County mental health providers.
    5. Assisted many women to complete the initial 6 months of residency successfully.
    6. Multicultural sensitivity from past training, work experience, personal experience.
    7. Understood of effects of trauma on individuals and families, knowledge of domestic violence dynamics.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's

Associate Drug Counselor Resume

Summary : To pursue a long term position with the agency and to achieve knowledge in accordance with the company's protocol and rules. To gain continuing knowledge with the specific field.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided counseling services to inmates.
    2. Helped offenders stay on the right track once they complete their sentences or are released on parole.
    3. Administered psychological testing and coordinate training/education services for inmates upon their release.
    4. Collaborated with parole officers and others in the criminal justice system.
    5. Developed parole plans for inmates and outline conditions for release.
    6. Maintained detailed case reports determining whether an inmate should be released by parole boards.
    7. Served patients afflicted with the disease of addiction.
    8. Worked closely with the Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor, other clinicians.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Asst. Drug Counselor Resume

Summary : Seasoned educator with years of experience in counseling, teaching, administrator and principal to students and adults. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

Skills : Group Process Intake, Direct Counseling Documentation.

Description :

    1. Monitored and supervised program participants.
    2. Implemented and facilitated intervention and education services.
    3. Provided marketing and outreach for the program.
    4. Wrote team charters and work plans for employee developmental projects.
    5. Provided care for patients. Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, our Counselors are ultimate.
    6. Responsible for providing individual and group therapy to patients to clients with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.
    7. Assisted our patients with reaching their treatment goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Education

Drug Counselor Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that will utilize skills, experience and education. Work strictly with clients suffering from drug abuse issues rather than eating disorders or gambling addictions.

Skills : Biopsy Colonial Assessments, Treatment Plans, Discharge Plans.

Description :

    1. Served patients afflicted with the disease of addiction.
    2. Worked closely with the Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor, other clinicians.
    3. Responsible for providing individual and group therapy to patients to clients with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.
    4. Prepared current patient progress reports and completion notices.
    5. Provided paperwork to patients, courts, probation and parole departments, and referral sources.
    6. Maintained accurate records to ensure compliance with all Federal and State regulations.
    7. Coordinated and cooperating with local agencies and organizations Complete Biopsychosocial.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology