Substance Abuse Counselor Resume

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Maria Adkins

2152 Valley Street

Collingswood, NJ 8108



Job Objective Seeking a rewarding and challenging position as Substance Abuse Counselor in a well-reputed organization.

Work Experience:

  • Substance Abuse Counselor, 2006 to Present
  • Black Veterans For Social Justice Inc, Brooklyn, New York
  • Counseled clients with gambling, alcohol, drug and eating disorder problems.
  • Identified patient’s negative behaviors through asking personal questions.
  • Counseled individuals and groups in alcohol and drug prevention programs.
  • Developed client’s treatment plans based on client histories.
  • Interviewed and advised clients and families in the areas of alcohol and drug abuse problems.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge of substance abuse and related issues
  • Extended ability to counsel struggling client’s to overcome addiction
  • Widely knowledgeable on relapse prevention and sobriety
  • Immense ability to counsel clients with alcohol, tobacco, drug and other related problems
  • Profound ability to instruct clients with new skills to overcome the addiction of drugs and alcohol


B.S. in psychology, 2004, Iowa State University

Substance Abuse Counseling Certification, 2006, Auburn University

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