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Temecula, CA
Posted:
December 23, 2019

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SIDNEY

SARFATY

LAADC, ICADC

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Temecula, CA 92590

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951-***-****

Profile

Serving in the field of Substance Abuse Disorder Counseling, I have utilized my abilities,

knowledge and strengths to effectively assist those suffering from addiction and those they love

in the education and development of skills that enable the restoration of healthy choices,

lifestyles and relationships.

Experience

Primary Clinician

RI International Perris, CA 2019 – present

Work directly with patients providing group and individual services as well as Bio/PX/Social Assessments, interpretive summaries, TX plans, TX plan reviews, discharge planning, progress letters,

TX team reviews, authorization for services, UR reviews, family sessions, crisis interventions, probation letters, letters to the court. Perform daily audits of all current client files and discharge files to ensure standard of care, all state and county mandates, locate appropriate psychological and/or out-patient programs for continued care upon completion of program to be included in the generated after-care treatment plan developed for each patient based upon his/her needs, audit all patients’ documentation and files.

Residential Program Quality Assurance Auditor

Everlast Recovery Center, Riverside, CA 2017 - 2019

Perform daily audits of all current client files and discharge files to ensure standard of care, track and audit all Utilization Review dates, generate company Policy and Procedures for all documentation, conduct trainings for bio-psycho-social interpretive summaries, individual weekly progress notes for Utilization Reviews, treatment planning, discharge summaries, and assist in preparation of Joint Commission certification.

Primary Clinician

Southern California Addiction Center Temecula CA 2017 – 2019

Work directly with patients providing group and individual services as well as Bio/PX/Social Assessments, interpretive summaries, TX plans, TX plan reviews, discharge planning, progress letters, TX team reviews, authorization for services, UR reviews, family sessions, crisis interventions. Participated in weekly treatment team meetings. Performed staff trainings including ASAM dimensions

criteria, treatment planning, individual progress notes, group notes, discharge summaries. Carried a six to twelve-person caseload, facilitated Residential, PHP and IOP levels of care.

Residential Program Manager/Primary Clinician

Mountainside Recovery, Hemet, CA 2016 - 2017

Perform daily audits of all current client files and discharge files to ensure standard of care, track and audit all Utilization Review dates, generate company Policy and Procedures for all documentation, conduct trainings for bio-psycho-social interpretive summaries, individual weekly progress notes for Utilization Reviews, treatment planning, discharge summaries, and assist in preparation of Joint Commission certification, create weekly group facilitators and therapist case load schedules,develop individual treatment program upon admission, facilitate group sessions, conduct one-on-one sessions, head independent family sessions, generate all appropriate documentation to satisfy all state and insurance mandates, locate appropriate psychological and/or out-patient programs for continued care upon completion of program to be included in the generated after-care treatment plan developed for each patient based upon his/her needs, audit all patients’ documentation and files.

Addiction Specialist / Private Practice

Addiction Recovery Center, Temecula, CA 2009-present

Facilitate one-on-one sessions, conduct weekly treatment team meetings, coordinate and participate in family sessions, activities, create and present curriculum, facilitate interventions, coordinate client care with other medical professionals when dual diagnosis is present, develop appropriate treatment for clients referred by companies umbrellaed by the federal Dept. of Transportation (DOT) to ensure that employees are given proper treatment and released back to the work place when same treatment has been completed, provide documentation and interpretation to attorneys and/or probation departments, both in state and out-of-state, when legal cases are present, provide other professionals Continuing Education Classes that must be taken to fulfill mandates for uninterrupted certification or licensure.

Lead Instructor

InterCoast College, Riverside, CA 2011-2016

Provide instruction for Alcohol/Drug Counselor Classes and Professional Development classes, using curriculum provided which I supplement with real-life client stories and power points designed specifically for the subject being taught. Responsible for all homework and test preparation materials being given as well as the grading and recording of each student’s work.

Addiction Specialist / Program Manager

AA&E Retreat, Escondido, CA 2005 - 2010

Facilitate group sessions, conduct one-on-one sessions, participate in weekly treatment team meetings, participate in family sessions (psycho education/process groups/private conjoint sessions, teach coping skills and relapse prevention techniques, accompany patients to court, accompany patients to Amen Clinic in Orange County for brain mapping and consultation on findings, oversee/coordinate patients activities on weekend outings, develop individual aftercare programs, coordinate patient follow up, create and present curriculum, coordinate daily therapy sessions and family sessions, oversee daily operations.

Senior Counselor

MFI Recovery Center, Riverside, CA 2002-2006

Interned at center followed by employment. Worked in both the in-patient and out-patient programs, conducted assessments and intakes for patients, facilitated group sessions, one-on one sessions, facilitated grief groups, acted as case manager, charted patient progress throughout program, served as liaison to insurance companies when needed (authorization/ utilization review), taught coping skills and relapse prevention techniques, conducted follow ups, managed shift operations

Counselor/Biofeedback Therapist,

Universal Psychiatric Medical Center Riverside, CA 2003-2004

Conducted assessment/evaluations, facilitated one-on-one sessions with those suffering from chronic or acute pain, provided stress management therapy, coordinated care with supervising psychologists and psychiatrists

LAADC 2011 - present

Show Master’s Level proficiency in Behavioral Science through State-Examination and

renewal requirements so as to provide in-depth assessment and treatment to those struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.

CCAAP CEU Provider 2010-present

Provide education to professionals, both in the mental health/medical fields as well as those in the legal profession to fulfill certification or licensure requirements for continuing education pertaining to addiction, addiction recovery, and the current models and discussions having to do with the specialty field of addictive behaviors. I also provide in-depth preparatory classes to assist those preparing to take the California exam to receive state certification for advancement in this field.

Education

Graduated - California Paramedical Technical College, Riverside, CA -January 2003

Successful completion of 2000 supervised hours and passing of CA State ICRC Examination

Successful completion of 6000 supervised hours and passing of CA State Oral Examination

Successful completion of 10,000 supervised hours for the fulfillment of CA State Licensure

Requirements.

Successful completion of course requirements and examination to become a Nationally

Registered Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) as mandated by the federal Department of Transportation.

Acceptance of presented course materials by California Assoc. of Alcohol and Drug Counselors to be granted title of Continuing Education Provider

Continuing Education

2003 - (January) Intervention Certification Program

2005 - (March) Cultural Diversity - 2 CEUs, (December) Charting / Incident Abuse - 2 CEUs

2006 - (January) Law & Ethics - 3 CEUs, (March) Neuroscience - 18 CEUs, (August) Non-

Violent Crisis Intervention - 3 CEUs, (September) Professional Development, Clinical

Supervision Training, Law & Ethics - 24.5 CEUs

2007 - (March) Neuroscience - 18 CEUs, (May) Confidentiality & HIPAA Standards - 2 CEUs,

(November) Biological Causes of Psychological Disorders - 6 CEUs

2008 - (January) Integrating Neuroscience with Eastern Healing Techniques - 6 CEUs,

Law & Ethics - 6 CEUs, (March) Therapeutic & Alcohol/Drug Interventions - 18 CEUs,

(May) Strengthening Linkages Between Providers & LGBT Community - 2 CEUs,

Cultural Responsiveness in Serving LGBT Clients - 2 CEUs,

(October) Counseling Skills - 18 CEUs

2009 - (January) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy - 18 CEUs,

(May) Motivational Interviewing - 3 CEUs, (September) Neuroscience - 12 CEUs

2010 - (January) Law & Ethics - 3 CEUs, (March) Personality Disorders and Addiction -

12 CEUs, (October) Pharmacology and Addiction - 6 CEUs

2011 - (February) Adolescents and Addiction - 6 CEUs, (April) Family Dysfunction and Addiction

3 CEUs, (June) Refuting Irrational Ideas - 3 CEUs

2013 - Co-Occurring Disorders, Concepts and Treatment Issues - 12 CEUs, Co-Occurring

Disorders: The Prevalent Mental Disorders - 12 CEUs, Co-Occurring Disorders: Treatment

Settings, Models, and Specific Populations - 9 CEUs, Co-Occurring Disorders: Screening and

Assessment - 6 CEUs, Human Development: Perspectives on Addiction and Recovery - 12

CEUs, Adolescent Development - 3 CEUs, Ethical Issues in the Prevention and Treatment of

Addiction: Personal and Professional Conduct - 6 CEUs, ASAM 101 - Basics on Understanding

and Using ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, Revised 2nd Edition - 3 CEUs, Private Practice for

Addictions Counselors - 8 CEUs

2014 - Neurotransmitter and Addiction - 3 CEUs, Refuting Irrational Ideas - 3 CEUs, Couples

and Addiction - 3 CEUs, Adolescents, Young Adults and Addiction - 3 CEUs, Working with

Schemas and Addiction - 3 CEUs, Family and Addiction - 3 CEUs, The Disease Concept and

Addiction - 3 CEUs, Process of Change and Addiction - 3 CEUs, Mechanisms of Drug Actions -

3 CEUs

2015 - Focus on Substance Abuse - 2 CEUs, DSM V Changes - 2 CEUs, Administrators -

Issues in Out-Patient Treatment - 2 CEUs, Role of Benzodiazepines and PTSD Treatment - 2

CEUs, Managing Chronic Pain and Substance Use Disorders - 8 CEUs, Ethics - 6 CEUs,

Suicide Prevention Treatment and Support - 6 CEUs, Grief and Depression - 2 CEUs,

Complicated Grief - 2 CEUs, Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone for the Treatment of

Opioid Dependence - 1 CEU, Hallucinogens, and Dissociative Drugs - 1 CEU, Behavioral

Health Treatment for Major Racial and Ethnic Groups - 6 CEUs, Adolescent Alcohol Use - Rural

and Urban Differences - 3 CEUs, Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs - 6 CEUs,

Principles of Adolescent Use Disorder Treatment - 4 CEUs, Assessment and Treatment of

Adults with Substance Use Disorders - 5 CEUs, Brief Intervention - 3 CEUs

2017 - Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to

Treatment - 6 CEUs, Verbal De-Escalation of the Agitated Patient - 1 CEU, Principles of

Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood - 4 CEUs, Prevention and Management of

Disruptive Behavior - 1 CEU, Case Management and Substance Abuse Treatment - 2 CEUs,

Substance Abuse Counselor Ethics, Confidentiality, and Boundaries - 9 CEUs, Group Therapy

Treatment for Substance Abuse - 11 CEUs, Ethics for Substance Abuse Counselors - 6CEUs,

Identifying Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems of Children and Youth - 10 CEUs-

Co-Occurring Disorders, Concepts and Treatment Issues - 12 CEUs, Co-Occurring Disorders:

The Prevalent Mental Disorders - 12 CEUs, Co-Occurring Disorders: Treatment Settings, Models,

and Specific Populations - 9 CEUs, Co-Occurring Disorders: Screening and

Assessment - 6 CEUs, Human Development: Perspectives on Addiction and Recovery - 12

CEUs, Adolescent Development - 3 CEUs, Ethical Issues in the Prevention and Treatment of

Addiction: Personal and Professional Conduct - 6 CEUs, ASAM 101 - Basics on Understanding

and Using ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, Revised 2nd Edition - 3 CEUs, Private Practice for

Addictions Counselors - 8 CEUs

2019 – Psychotherapy and Addiction - 8 CEUs, Existential Theory - 8 CEUs, Reality Theory – 8 CEUs,

DBT in Addiction Counseling - 8 CEUs, Bowmen’s Family Practice - 8 CEUs, Law and Ethics - 9 CEUs,

Clinical Supervision - 12 CEUs, Suicide Prevention - 3 CEUs, CBT/REBT Theory and Practice -8 CEUs,

Skills

Assessment / Screening Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

Case Management AIDS Intervention Specialist

12 Core Functions Family Intervention Specialist

Individual Counseling Educational Lectures

Group Counseling Clinical Staff Supervisor

CBT/DBT Counseling Relapse Prevention Training

Pharmacology LGBT Sensitivity in Recovery

CPR / First Aid Certification Neuroscience/Psycho Education

References

Dr. Mary Ann Rosenthal - 858-***-****

Dr. Sean O’Hara - 760-***-****

Dr. Kent Layton - 619-***-****

Dr. Bradley Sanders - 619-***-****

Dr. Scott Koenig - 858-***-****

Dr. Matt VanDuzen – 760-***-****

Dr. Keerthy Sunder – 510-***-****



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