Certified Addictions Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:


To work as an addictions counselor position at “Universal Healthcare System,” and provide rehabilitation services to patients struggling with substance abuse issues.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of providing counseling to an individual and group

  • Skilled in working with children and adults and giving them treatment

  • Excellent experience in substance abuse field and performing case management

  • Computer literate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to address and solve patients’ issues as per rehabilitation procedures

  • Skilled in handling medical record and other documentation

Work Experiences

Certified Addictions Counselor

Bright Rehab Center, Hicksville, NY

October 2014 – Present

  • Planning and handling specialized treatment programs for individuals and groups

  • Facilitating and supporting groups and individuals therapy sessions

  • Handling medical records in coordination with the medical team

  • Collecting information from patients’ relatives on the formers dependency on drugs and alcohol and planning counseling

  • Performing continuous care assessment and changing therapy as needed

  • Documenting treatment plans and discharging summaries in patients’ records

Certified Addictions Counselor

Angle Healthcare System, Hicksville, NY

February 2013 – September 2014

  • Coordinated with the Patient Advocacy Department and forwarded utilization review

  • Assessment and determined recovery in patients and changed counseling accordingly

  • Provided short-term and long-term intervention services and stabilized clients

  • Developed interesting programs that helped the addicts to refrain from drug consumption, alcoholism, and unfavorable practices such as gambling

  • Helped patients recover from additions of drugs, alcohol, and gambling

  • Executed general administration procedures of the organization such as call attending, registering the patients, etc.

Education:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science

    ABC University, Hicksville, NY

    2010


  • Certified Addictions Counselor

    The Association for Addiction Professionals, Hicksville, NY

    2011

Reference:


On request.