Drug Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Drug addiction in youth has become a major problem across the world that is jeopardizing the future of a nation and hampering economical progress. I want to contribute my skills as a drug counselor and help addict in cutting the habit of drug consumption by providing them counseling and treatment in a rehabilitation center.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in counseling drug and alcohol addicts
  • Ability to perform analysis and crisis intervention
  • Strong knowledge of ill-effects on a person’s mind and body
  • Sound knowledge of several psychosocial theories and psychosocial functioning
  • Ability to screen, train, and educate patients
  • Excellent communication skills with abilities to schedule and follow up counseling
  • Licensed drug and alcohol counselor and a teetotaler

Work Experience:

Drug Addiction Counselor
Fit and Fine Health Care Center, Houston, TX
March 2014 – Present

  • Identifying addictive behaviors of clients and counseling them to overcome their drug addiction problems
  • Assessing the problems and drug intake procedures
  • Creating and monitoring individual treatment plan and drafting weekly and monthly reports
  • Holding motivational speech session and educating people on the side-effects of drugs
  • Collaborating with nutritionist and advising protein-rich food for developing internal capacity
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles optimum food intake and moderate exercise through lectures and workshops
  • Working with leaders of civil institutions and organizing drug education programs

Drug Addiction Counselor
St. Patrick Health Center, Houston, TX
May 2012 – February 2014

  • Conducted workshops on de-addiction programs
  • Conducted counseling sessions as a part of a group therapy as well as for individuals
  • Delivered several lectures on ‘Say No to Drugs’ and advocated the importance of moderate physical exercise and optimum food intake
  • Conducted weekend workshops to promote good habits and daily meditation
  • Prepared handbooks and pamphlets explaining the importance of life with no addictions
  • Updated knowledge on latest medical treatment offered for drug addictions
  • Evaluated individuals’ mental and physical health, and modified treatment options

Education:

  • Addiction Counselor Certification Course
    All-Care Institute, Houston, TX
    2011
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
    Hope College, Houston, TX
    2010

Reference:

On request.