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Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern

$50,000 annually
October 23, 2022

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Sabrina Smith

Grand Prairie, TX *****


Graduate with a M.S. in Criminal Justice. Organized worker with strong time-management skills. Friendly, outgoing, and analytical professional who is good at multitasking, meeting deadlines, and experienced in coordinating, planning, and supporting daily operational and administrative functions. Willing to relocate to: Grand Prairie, TX - Arlington, TX - Fort Worth, TX, Dallas, Tx Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Admissions Coordinator/Case Manager

American Addiction Centers - Arlington, TX

May 2021 to August 2022

1. Admit clients into the outpatient program and complete all intake items such as GAD, PHQ-9, Columbia Admissions Screener, C-SSRS as needed, Psychosocial, and Interpretative Summary. 2. Correspond with Business Development representatives on clients behalf. 3. Complete any FMLA or STD paperwork for clients. 4. Complete letters of presence, letters of progress, and letters of completion for clients as needed. 5. Develop discharge plans with clients.

6. Assist clients with referrals such as outpatient Therapist, Psychiatrist, PCP, and Sober Living facilities. 7. Facilitate groups such as clinical process, engagement, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and psychodynamic.

8. Complete progress notes for all clients in attendance of the group session. 9. Document any care of coordination.

Mental Health Specialist

Community Healthcare Solutions - Shreveport, LA

March 2018 to April 2021

1. Assisted clients in completing initial intake packets. 2. Collected and interpreted patient information to perform assessments and diagnoses. 3. Developed and implemented treatment plans for a range of mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, personality and behavioral disorders, phobias, post-traumatic stress, and more. 4. Monitored patients' progress and liaise with other healthcare professionals to adjust treatment plans as required.

5. Facilitated group family sessions and one-on-one counseling sessions. 6. Provided crisis intervention for 14 days with each client and provided detailed notes using Sharenote. 7. Provided discharge summaries and discharge plans. 8. Provided continuum of care through PSR (Psychosocial Rehabilitation) services once a week. 9. Liaised with parole officers, social workers, community members, and teachers, as required. 10. Constantly expanded my knowledge of psychiatric disorders by attending monthly trainings, conferences, CEUs, and networked with other mental health professionals. Security Officer

DSI Security Services - Dothan, AL

January 2016 to February 2018

1. Circulated through the outside and inside of the hospital looking for disturbances, safety hazards, and illegal activity.

2. Responded to incidents and emergencies in accordance with corporate security protocols. 3. Completed all required paperwork at the end of each shift, including activity and incident reports. 4. Checked employee identification cards, maintaining an accurate record of who entered and left the building.

5. Ensured doors were locked or opened at the required times. 6. Ensured any PEC (Physician Emergency Certificate) patients were safe and had no assess to anything that would cause harm.

7. Helped elderly patients eat and assisted them when they needed to get up for any reason. House Parent

Methodist Children's Home - Ruston, LA

January 2013 to March 2015

1. Supervised a group of 12 girls ensuring their safety and followed all company guidelines and schedules. 2. Helped with homework.

3. Held group sessions.

4. Provided company allowed discipline such as taking away special privileges, putting them in time out, or writing up disciplinary documentation.

5. Worked with the girl's social workers and case managers on an as needed basis. 6. Ensured all company schedules were completed in a timely manner. Assistant Manager

Kentucky Fried Chicken - Eldorado, AR, US

March 2011 to March 2015

1. Performed start of day reports.

2. Ensured business was ready for service at opening. 3. Handled customer complaints in a professional and satisfying way while still abiding by company rules and policies.

4. Managed 6 to 10 employees.

5. Ensured all food products where cooked at the correct temperatures. 6. Fulfilled customer orders.

7. Provided daily inventory count.

8. Performed shift changes.

9. Made sure all sale profits were accurate.

10. Made daily deposits.

Student Representative

Office of Student Judicial Affairs - Grambling, LA May 2008 to December 2011

1. Reviewed allegations of student misconduct and helped the panel issue out sanctions. 2. Researched and applied for grants for campus initiatives. 3. Greeted visitors and answered office phone calls. 4. Checked and responded to all office correspondences. 5. Assisted Director in maintaining all office duties. Education

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Grambling State University - Grambling, LA

January 2013 to April 2021

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Grambling State University - Grambling, LA

August 2008 to December 2012


• Outlook (3 years)

• Microsoft Office (10+ years) (10+ years)

• Writing Skills (10+ years) (10+ years)

• Office Management (7 years) (10+ years)

• Security (3 years) (3 years)

• Microsoft Publisher

• Mental Health Counseling (3 years) (3 years)

• Crisis Intervention (3 years)

• Individual / Group Counseling (3 years)

• Intake Experience (4 years) (4 years)

• Case Management (1 year)

• Behavioral Health (4 years)

• Group Therapy (4 years)

• Surveillance (3 years) (3 years)

• Behavioral Therapy (4 years)

• Conflict Management (4 years)

• Crisis Management (4 years)

• Child & Family Counseling

• Customer service (10+ years)

• Management (7 years) (5 years)

• Addiction Counseling (1 year)

• Motivational Interviewing (4 years)

• Communication skills

• Documentation review

• Intake

Certifications and Licenses


February 2021 to February 2026

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (ADC exam successfully passed, pending full licensure).

AED Certification

May 2021 to May 2023

Food Handler Certification

April 2022 to April 2024

BLS Certification

May 2021 to May 2023


September 2022 to September 2024

Certified Criminal Justice Professional


June 2022 to June 2024

Qualified Mental Health Professional- Registrant


Case management & social work — Proficient

December 2021

Determining client needs, providing support resources, and collaborating with clients and multidisciplinary teams

Full results: Proficient

Customer focus & orientation — Proficient

June 2022

Responding to customer situations with sensitivity Full results: Proficient

Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification, or continued development in any professional field.


National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice November 2020 to Present

Member of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Order of the Eastern Star

September 2011 to Present

Served as Treasurer, Secretary, Associate Matron, and Worthy Matron of Bethlehem #40, OES of Ruston, La.

Held monthly meetings to complete necessary business and plan next fundraiser and community events.

Feed the homeless at least three times out the year. Visited the nursing homes in the community once a month to spend time with, play bingo, and feed the residents.

Held back-to-school drives.

Donated to various organizations throughout the year and to Toys for Tots at Christmas. National Society of Leadership and Success

September 2008 to December 2012

Held membership in the National Society of Leadership and Success. American Criminal Justice Association

January 2009 to December 2014

Held the position of Secretary, Vice President, and President of the American Criminal Justice Association from 2008 to 2011.

Held monthly meetings as well as community events such as "Be a Professional" where we invited guest speakers to encourage students about presented themselves professionally. Provided an avenue for Criminal Justice majors to remain current of issues within the Criminal Justice system, new policies and procedures, and current events. Provided access to other members of the ACJA organization around the nation to connect and make everlasting relationships.

Helped other college campuses start their ACJA organization. National Honors Society

September 2008 to December 2012

Held membership in the National Society of Leadership and Success.

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