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Skillful Addiction Counselor resume

Shakeeta Jackson
Summary
High-performing, a strategic-thinking healthcare professional with 10 years experience in the nursing field. Encompasses expert clinical and assessment skills, computer savvy with exceptional writing, presenting, and interpersonal communication skills. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships with all members of the interdisciplinary team, patients, and family members.
Skills
  • Strong Clinical and Assessment Skills
  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Admissions and Discharges
  • Case Management Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Interdisciplinary Care Team Member
  • Medical Terminology
Experience
DSP Sunset Shores Bridgeport, CT Direct Support Professional 05/2017 to Current
  • Responsible for teaching people with developmental disabilities in a supportive and therapeutic environment.
  • Implements individual programming and behavior support plans as written, engaging individual's in community job development skills, as well as recreational opportunities.
  • Facilitates ADLs and assists patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.


Recovery Network of Programs Bridgeport, CT Addiction Counselor 12/2016 to 09/2017
  • Completed detox screenings maintaining a 100% auditing rating.
  • Streamlined the intake process resulting in a reduction in admissions time.
  • Assessed clients mental stability Referring to a continuing program suitable to the client's need.
  • Met daily to discuss medical needs, mental needs, and health status.
Kennedy center Bridgeport, CT Assistant Manager 02/2013 to 02/2017
  • Supervised 10 employees.  
  • Completing payroll, monthly staff schedule, and Meeting Minutes.
  • Reviewed records for completeness, and compliance with regulations with a 100% accuracy rating.
  • Increased team efficiency 25% by implementing several process improvements.
Education and Training
Associates degree: Human service Nursing 2019 Housatonic community college, Bridgeport, CT Human service Nursing
Professional Diploma: Certified Nursing Assistant 2005 Valley medical, Shelton, CT
High School Diploma 2003 Bullard-Havens Technical High School, Bridgeport, CT, United States
Certificate First Aid/CPR
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Madeline Dostal
Professional Summary
Hardworking Customer Service professional who thrives under pressure and goes above and beyond to create enjoyable guest experiences. Highly ambitious with a background in the service industry and the military. 
Skills
  • MS Office proficient
  • Team leadership
  • Courteous, professional demeanor
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment
Work History
Human Resources Specialist, 07/2017 to Current
Colorado Army National Guard Thornton, CO
  • Managed the input of personnel data into EMILPO.
  • Monitored suspension of favorable actions and soldier's conduct status. 
Server, 08/2015 to Current
Zucca Louisville, CO
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
  • Resolved guest complaints quickly and efficiently.
Addiction Counselor, 01/2017 to 10/2017
Arapahoe House Englewood, CO
  • Involved clients' family members in planning social service programs.
  • Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Neuroscience and Psychology, 2016
University of Colorado Boulder - Boulder, CO
Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Neuroscience and Psychology
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Experienced Addiction Counselor resume

Allison Zazueta
Accomplishments
  • Currently attending.
  • California association of addiction recovery resources- cas (certified addiction specialist) 2005 addiction aggression replacement training 2006 SPECIALIZED TRAINING certificate in suicide prevention/ intervention county of kern santa barbara business college 2001 business administration san joaquin valley college 1994 medical assisting Communication Conducted various training meetings for correctional staff, teachers, physicians, clinicians, and probation officers.
  • Facilitated individual and group counseling for patients, clients, and inmates.
  • Communicated with families of the clients I served.
  • Leadership Experience in leadership as Supervising Counselor managing a team of ten Substance Abuse Counselors.
Professional Summary
Dear Management and Training Corporation: I recently heard about the open position for a Substance Abuse Counselor. Please consider me for an interview. I am highly interested in the position and have attached my resume for your review. I have 12 years of experience working in the mental health field as an Addiction Specialist. I have had the privilege of working in a juvenile correctional facility, psychiatric hospital, intensive, outpatient, and private practice settings. I have enjoyed working with various types of populations. I have knowledge in state, county, and government guidelines. Experience in working closely with incarcerated individuals, acute mentally ill, co-occurring morbidity, and all types of addiction. I feel I would be a great fit for your team. To obtain a position as Substance Abuse Counselor to utilize my skills in addiction and mental health in a challenging and professional environment. Over 11 years of treating individuals with various types of addiction, mental illness, and dual diagnosed.
Skills
Work History
01/2002 to 01/2004
Chief Operations Officer
  • Experience working with incarcerated, inpatient, intensive outpatient individuals to reduce recidivism of future incarceration and inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations.
  • Solid Foundation in providing quality care to patients, inmates, clients, and staff.
  • Knowledgeable in DSM criteria, H.I.P.A.A.
  • guidelines and regulations.
  • Able to follow State, Federal, and County Guidelines.
  • Experience working with incarcerated, inpatient, intensive outpatient individuals to reduce recidivism of future incarceration and inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations.
  • Dynamic team leader, self-starter, innovative and very creative individual.
  • Excellent working references and known to be a great team player, RESILIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH BAKERSFIELD, CA.
  • DAILY REVIEW OF CLINICAL PROGRAMS, AND PERFORMED COMPLIANCE AUDITS WITH RECOMMMENDED CHANGES AND EDUCATION.
  • FINANCIAL REVIEW AND ANALYISIS - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INCREASED REVENUE AND DECREASED EXPENDITURES - IMPLEMENTATION LEAN MANAGEMENT MODEL.
  • POLICY/ PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE REVIEW ACCORDING TO STATE, NATIONAL AND CONTRACTUAL EXPECTATIONS.
  • IMPLEMENTATION OF NECESSARY CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY AND SURVEY READINESS.
  • Daily review of organization financials and contract negotiations.
  • COMPETENT IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGAL ASPECTS OF HOSPITALIZATION: STRONG WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODES AND LATERMEN PETRIS SHORT ACT.
  • NEW PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: CREATED AND IMPLIMENTED NEW OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM IN SACRAMENTO.
  • STAFF TRAINING AND EDUCATION.
  • Train counsellors on CARF guidelines, federal, state regulations, policies, protocols, and procedures.
  • Participate in on-site clinical reviews conducted by the Dept.
  • of Medical & Clinical Services, Dept.
  • of Quality Assurance & Licensing CARF surveyors, and by other regulatory agencies.
  • Supervised counsellor's performance, compliance, and productivity on a daily basis.
  • Reviewed patient's records and other documentation for accuracy, completion and compliance with internal PP&P's and regulations.
  • Promote a positive "team approach" for problem solving and evaluation difficult clinical situations.
  • Conducted individual counselling, progress notes, treatment plans, initial assessments.
01/2007 to 01/2013
ADDICTION SPECIALIST Good Samaritan Bakersfield, Ca
  • Chemical Dependency Counsellor and Case Manager with Good Samaritan Intensive Outpatient Program.
  • Provided Individual counselling and group therapy for clients enrolled in the program.
  • Weekly case conferences with psychiatrist to discuss patient's psychotropic medication and treatment plan.
01/2005 to 01/2007
Substance Abuse counselor
  • Kern county crossroads juvenile correctional facility, BAKERSFIELD, Created and conducted a Jobs Group for incarcerated Juveniles.
  • Facilitate group therapy, education classes, and conduct individual therapy sessions with incarcerated individuals to provide a supportive environment to encourage the participant's ability to remain alcohol and drug free.
  • Complete intake screenings, progress notes, treatment plans, and referrals.
  • Network and maintain a positive rapport with wards, probation officers, institution staff, and parents.
01/2004 to 01/2005
substance abuse counselor, addiction counselor BAKERSFIELD MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, BAKERSFIELD, AEGIS MEDICAL SYSTEMS
  • Conduct individual counselling while maintaining large caseload.
  • Complete daily counselling progress notes, treatment plans, initial assessments, referrals needed.
  • Maintain compliance with State, County, Company guidelines.
  • Network with parole/probation officers, social workers, case managers, physicians.
  • Audited patient charts to maintain compliance.
  • Supervising.
Education
2013

University of phoenix, bachelor of Psychology DIALECTICAL BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
2009

CERTIFICATION LEAN MANAGEMENT TRAINING
2008

Personal Information
DEVELOPED NEW SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM THROUGH CONTRSTUCTION, TO PROGRAMMING, GUIDED, SUPERVISED AND TRAINED ALL NEW STAFF. DEVELOPED START-UP INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM. PROVIDED LEADERSHIP AND STRUCTURE TO ALL STAFF MEMBERS, AND EMPLOYEES.
Interests
September 18, 2013 Substance Abuse Counsellor Requisition Number 9008 Location Name Taft Correctional Institution Address 1500 Cadet Road City Taft State/Province California Zip code 93268, ASSISTED IN THE FIRST ANNUAL NAMI WALK OF KERN COUNTY ASSISTED WITH SPECIAL EVENTS AND FAMILY TRAINING - Board of governors: kern county mental health housing project - 2006- 2008 American red cross - emergency and disaster relief volunteer Developed concept and fundraising benefits for NoRedTape Health. (start-up non-profit organization) Most executive positions include a summary as follows
Additional Information
  • References dr. george girgis Physician, Aegis Medical Systems (818) 398-8529 Ronny Oliver, MSW Director of Involuntary Services , Good Samaritan Psychiatric Hospital (661) 869-5567 vOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE VOLUNTEER WORK FOR THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS
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