Drug Alcohol Counsellor Resume

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Jennifer Charles

2973 Irish Lane

La Crosse, WI 54601

(333) 534-2080


Job Objective Pursuing the opportunity to enhance my career and use my skills to their fullest by securing a Drug Alcohol Counsellor position with reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of performing assessments and providing counseling to individuals with drug & alcohol issues
  • In-depth knowledge of crisis intervention, de-escalation, and group therapy practices
  • Remarkable knowledge of motivational interviewing and appropriate community resources
  • Familiarity with government-approved regulations pertaining to residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment
  • Ability to communicate with public, medical personnel, police, and co-workers, effectively
  • Ability to complete and maintain records and paperwork, correctly

Professional Experience:

Drug Alcohol Counsellor

Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley – Morrisville, VT

August 2012 – Present


  • Delivered on-call consultation and performed crisis intervention, as required.
  • Conducted and conducted individual and group counseling of clients with AOD issues.
  • Oversaw and assisted in AOD abuse treatment and case management activities.
  • Planned an executed AOD based public relations activities and outreach programs.
  • Prepared and maintained client-specific records, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Attended professional training programs and participated in staff meetings.

Drug Alcohol Counsellor

JEVS Human Services, La Crosse, WI

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Conducted and managed the drug education program, as assigned.
  • Performed initial screening of clients and conducted their psychosocial evaluations.
  • Managed AOD cases, made client referrals and provided aftercare recommendations to the clients.
  • Provided ad coordinated individual and group counseling and education to clients, on AOD.
  • Prepared and maintained accurate client notes, reports, and other documentation.
  • Planned discharge of clients and assisted with preparation of discharge summary.


Bachelor’s Degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling

Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA

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