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Harrison, NJ
March 14, 2018

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Newark, NJ ***04


OBJECTIVE: Eager to build a long term relationship within an agency that will allow me to demonstrate my substance abuse and clinical knowledge, in order to establish myself as a leader, demonstrate my time-management and organizational skills, and improve daily operations to ensure that the agency remains efficient and ethically professional.

Skills/Abilities: Fluent in Both English/Spanish Languages

Excellent Communication Skills

NJ State Certified Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor

Excellent Relationship with the Criminal Justice System

Well-Schooled in NJSAMS Modules

Excellent Computer Skills

Excellent Administrative/Clinical Skills

Education: Associates Degree in Criminal Justice 1982-1984

Universidad Politecnica, San German, PR.

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice 2003-2005

Ashworth College-Norcross, Georgia

Master of Human Services/Concentration in Counseling 2008-2011

Lincoln University- Philadelphia, PA

Graduated with Honors/Pi Gamma Mu

Capella University-Online Program (2016-Present)

Master’s Degree in Professional Mental Health Counseling

Current Active Credentials: Licensed Clinical Alcohol Drug Counselor (LCADC)

Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

NJ State Certified Bilingual Drug/Alcohol Counselor/Evaluator

Professional Experience: 2017-Present: Veritas Recovery Services, LLC/South Amboy, NJ

Program Director/Clinical Supervisor

In charge of Detox Unit/Short-Term Residential Program

Responsible for Program’s Daily Activities

Responsible for Clinical Supervision with Six CADC CI

Responsible for Staff Weekly Work Scheduling

Group Scheduling

Monitor NJSAMS Admissions/Discharges

Responsible for Staff Trainings

Review Clinical Electronic Records

Professional Experience: 2017-Present: Freedom of Choice-Union City, NJ.

Evening Supervisor

Provide Clinical Supervision

Record Reviews

Staff Trainings

Responsible for all Program’s Activities

Monitor NJSAMS Admissions/Discharges

Monitor Drug Court Clients Attendance to Group

Individual/Group Counseling

Crisis Interventions

Professional Experience: 2001-2017: CURA, Inc.-Secaucus/Newark N.J.

Program Director/Clinical Supervisor/Evaluator

Clinical Supervision(Individual/Group) 12 Primary Counselors

Assign Clients to Caseloads

Review Clinical Records

Maintain Constant Communication with Referring Sources

Daily Supervision of All Program Operations

Facilitate Weekly Staff Meetings

Administrative Work/Responsibilities

Supervise Clinical and Administrative Staff

Group Scheduling

Provide trainings to Clinical/Administrative Staff member

2006-2012: CURA, Inc.-Secaucus N.J.

Assistant to the Program Director

Clinical Supervisor/Evaluator

Provide training Sessions to All Staff Members

Supervise Clinical Staff/Individual Supervision/Group Supervision

Review Clinical Records

Supervise Group Facilitation Process

Group Scheduling as Per State Requirements/Regulations

Relapse Prevention Educator

Responsible for Peer Review Sessions

Referrals/Transfers/Aftercare Services

Crisis Interventions

Substance Abuse Evaluator

2001-2006: CURA, Inc.-Newark, N.J.

Substance Abuse Counselor/Evaluator

Criminal Justice Counselor

Responsible for a Caseload of 15 Clients from the Department of Corrections

Case Management


Group Facilitator

Drug Court Liaison

2005-Present: Hudson County IDRC

Direct Counseling with DUI/DWI Offenders

NJ State Licensed Substance Abuse Evaluator

NJ State Certified Bilingual Drug/Alcohol Counselor


Case Management


1987-1994: Newark Police Department

Police Officer

Training Consisting of Laws and Regulatory Standards

Criminal Laws Inquiries

Crisis Interventions

Domestic Violence Laws/Educator

Narcotics laws and Drugs

Weapons Training

Reports, Record Keeping, and Documentation

Tactical Force/Plain Clothes Officer

References Will Be Furnished Upon Employer Request

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