CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR – (2008-Present)
Cornerstone of Southern California, Tustin, CA
Maintain charts and all clinical documentations (treatment plans/reviews, progress/group
notes, individual counseling sessions, financial obligations) on a daily basis.
Facilitate clinical therapy groups: Relapse Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Coping
and Life Skills, Denial, 12 step self-help, Co-occurring Disorders, Discharge
Planning, Stress and Time Management groups.
Developed correspondence with court, probation and parole officers in regards to daily
coordination of the client’s treatment.
Ability to perform under clinical and administrative pressure and maintain the trusted relationship of the clients with an extream caseload.
Creative and intuitive problem solver who gracefully engage clients in areas of their
lives including family, children and spouses.
Possess the ability to bring forth creative ideas and illicit clients thoughts and feelings. Deeply committed to high quality of care for the client.
Work closely with clients who have cross addiction issues.
Weekly meeting with professional staff for updates, improvements, and problems with specific clients in order to improve the treatment.
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR / INTAKE COORDINATOR - (2007-2008)
Pacific Coast Recovery, Laguna Beach, CA (Completed practicum and hired)
Mentored and trained on:
Conducted assessments and reviewed assessment packages to determine the appropriate level of substance abuse treatment
Developed, fostered, and maintained relationships with substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation, and detoxification center in hospital setting.
Provided documentation on group, progress notes, and discharge plans and summaries
Studied case histories and backgrounds to improve upon and continue appropriate treatment.
EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES:
ICC (InterCoast College) Alcohol Drug Counselor Student – GPA 4.0
RS, RRW, CADCA, CADC I, CACD II