Compassionate and focused Group Leader in the substance abuse counselling arena provides motivation and support to individuals overcoming addiction issues.Holds group members accountable for their choices and leads groups effectively.Has a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling with an emphasis in substance abuse prevention as well as full certification and eleven years of experience.
Understands modern cognitive and behavioural accountability
Designs substance abuse group curricula
Supervises individual group counsellors to ensure they follow policies and procedures
Participates in individual groups
Reports progress to courts as required for court-mandated members
Completes all documentation and assessments as required
Administers substance abuse evaluations to determine correct group placements
June 2009 to July 2014 New Horizons Hope ProjectÂ—London, UK Group Leader
Led a team of substance abuse counsellors running groups for individuals battlling heroin, cocaine and methamphetamines addictions.
Held group members accountable through careful sanctioning process.
Reported to courts for mandated drug court participants.
Administered random urinalysis testing.
Provided individual group counsellors with support and problem-solving.
Conceptualised and designed groups for people with varying levels of addiction.
May 2003 to May 2009 A Brighter Day, Inc.Â—London, UK Group Leader
Designed curricula for alcoholism dependence groups.
Oversaw all individual substance abuse counsellors.
Scheduled group times.
Initiated procedures to hold group participants accountable for their own choices and behaviours.
2002 London Pacific University, London, England Bachelor of Arts degree in Counselling with a Substance Abuse Prevention Emphasis 2003 London Certification as a Certified Addiction Counsellor