Experienced Drug and Alcohol Counsellor with excellent communication skills.Adept at considering the needs of the individual, fulfilling case management duties and maintaining confidentiality.Passion for helping both individuals and families.
– Earned Advanced Chemical Dependency Professional (ACDP) Certification – Provided counselling to a homeless population in a unique setting – Passionate advocate – Educational coordinator – Able to effectively convey ideas in written and verbal forms – Well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team
June 2009 to Present SSTAR at London – London, England Substance Abuse Counsellor – Provided treatment planning and counselling for adults with substance abuse issues. – Performed intake procedures, maintained case records. – Responsible for urine surveillance system. – Facilitated daily group therapy and educational groups September 2006 to June 2009 Crossroads London – London, England Outreach Worker – Identified homeless individuals in need of service. – Developed rapport through motivational interviews. – Conducted over 150 clinical needs assessments and developed effective service plans. – Facilitated referrals for housing and assisted clients in fillling out paperwork to secure basic needs.
2009 RI Department of Health Advanced Chemical Dependency Professional (ACDP) 2006 University College London, England Bachelor of Science in Chemical Dependence and Addiction Studies