Abuse Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as an abuse counselor with a non-profit organization and help people suffering with addictive disorders by providing them effective and customized counseling services.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in providing addiction counseling services
  • Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate addiction counseling
  • Experienced in assessing how deep patients are into addiction and provide personalized service
  • Ability to make sound judgment and schedule counseling services
  • Ability to work in a high stress and fast-pace environment
  • Emotionally, physically, and mentally strong person
  • Skilled in multi-tasking and managing a team of volunteers

Work Experience:

Abuse Counselor
Honest Foundation, Baldwin Park, CA
April 2014 – Present

  • Making appointments of clients, conducting interviews, and recording case history
  • Ensuring safety of visitors, staff members, offenders and assets of the facility
  • Working as a member of Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Planning, implementing, and coordinating counseling services
  • Communicating and information Mental Health Director about patients’ progress
  • Customizing therapies assessing patients’ mental and physical conditions

Abuse Counselor
Divine Services, Baldwin Park, CA
February 2013 – March 2014

  • Assisted psychiatrists in conducting counseling sessions for groups and for individuals
  • Assisted in conducting behavior modification workshops and awareness programs against addictions
  • Attended referrals from healthcare professional and provided counseling
  • Conducted weekly personality development and de-addiction sessions for youth
  • Updated family members and staff members on patients’ progress
  • Shouldered many other responsibilities as and when required

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling
    YMC College, Baldwin Park, CA
    2012

Reference:

On request.