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Counselor / Substance Abuse Counselor

Location:
Columbus, Georgia, United States
Posted:
March 27, 2019

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Lenora Uhls

**** ***** *****, ********, ** ***** • 770 / 855 – 4161 • ac8wyo@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY:

Certified Addiction Counselor II (CAC II) with 2 Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology (one in Addiction and Recovery and the other in Christian Counseling). Offering 10 years of wide-ranging experience producing measurable positive results providing counseling and care, most recently as a Substance Abuse Counselor in a residential treatment facility, a Lay Counselor, and a Volunteer Leader in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry. Superior written and verbal communication skills as well as stellar public speaking and teaching abilities. Excels at treating co-occurring disorders and diagnostic assessments as well as the 12-step recovery process and relapse prevention.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Develop and nurture a therapeutic relationship with clients

• Design behavior modification techniques

• Design and implement client treatment plans

• Conduct group and individual sessions

• Connect clients with appropriate community resources

• Present psychoeducation services

• Review and evaluate client progress toward treatment goals

• Arrange for and conduct follow-up care

• Conduct psychological assessments

• Prepare / maintain clinical documentation

• Obtain thorough case histories through interviewing

• Maintain client confidentiality

EXPERIENCE:

2016 – Present Lay Counselor, Rivertown Church, Columbus, GA

2009 – Present Volunteer Leader and Teaching Coach, Celebrate Recovery Ministry

Rivertown Church, Wynnbrook Baptist Church, Christ Community Church, Columbus, GA

2016 – 2017 Substance Abuse Counselor, VOASE, The Millennium Center, Cuthbert, GA

2015 – 2016 Internship, Celebrate Recovery Ministry, Supervised by a Licensed Professional Counselor

2005 – 2006 Volunteer Leader, DC4K / Divorce Care for Kids, 12 Stone Church, Lawrenceville, GA

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science - Psychology: Addiction and Recovery

2016 – Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Bachelor of Science - Psychology: Christian Counseling

2016 – Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Certificate in Christian Ministries

2015 – Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Associates Degree - Advanced Office Technology

1992 – Asher School of Business / Brown Mackie College, Norcross, GA

HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS:

• Dean’s List, 8 consecutive semesters • 3.96 GPA • Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) since 2014 • Lifetime member of PSY CHI, the International Honor Society for Psychology Students

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

2019 – Certified Addictions Counselor II (CAC II)

2016 - CPR • First Aid • ANSA

2013 – 2015 - The AACC’s Light University, Forest, VA - Addictions and Recovery • Counseling Sexual Issues • Marriage and Family Counseling • Christian Counseling • Issues of Christian Counseling • Counseling Children • Domestic and Community Crisis Response



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