Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To obtain a rehabilitation counselor job at “HelpingHands,” and provide mental, emotional, and physical support to people with disabilities and substance drug abuse issues.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent understand of chemical dependency, substance abuse, and behavioral therapy

  • Experienced in preparing planning treatment, individual and group counseling, and discharge planning

  • Skilled in managing case load, time, and outpatient department

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and tailor-made database software

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills

  • Strong knowledge of rehabilitation laws and regulations governed by state and federal governments

Work Experience:

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

All Care Disability Services, Lemont, IL

October 2014 – Present

  • Meeting patients and determining their strength and weaknesses and analyzing what they are capable to do

  • Helping patients overcome several problems and become self reliant

  • Developing rehabilitation programs for individuals and group matching with their physical and mental abilities

  • Providing treatment and monitoring and recording patients’ progress

  • Facilitating training and developing strategies to overcome barriers

  • Coordinating with medical team and implementing apt rehabilitation plans

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

First Choice Rehab Center, Lemont, IL

February 2013 – September 2014

  • Delivered substance abuse counseling services to individual and group

  • Created and provided opportunity to patients in learning new skills and completing graduation

  • Delivered lectures on ill-effects of drugs, alcohol, and gambling and motivated patients to stay aloof from harmful habits

  • Prepared and maintained case files and medical records

  • Assessed interest of patients and provided training in similar matter/field

  • Consulted with family members and provided them on graining community support


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science

    ABC University, Lemont, IL


  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

    State Psychology and Counseling Board, Lemont, IL



On request.