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Zoey Brooks
Professional Summary
  • Therapy and Counseling-advise youth on life skills for community re-entry
  • Psychology-applied social concepts in order to assist clients in a treatment plan
  • Active Listening- provided feedback to families, groups and adolescence to offer insight into social challenges
  • Critical Thinking: Advised clients on how to deal with personal, legal and family problems as they arose
  •  Education and Training: Maintained certification in alcohol and drug counseling
  • Monitoring:  Clients progress bi-weekly and update treatment plan to reflect progress or new problem identified.  Developed a course of action to address or continue to make progress client's problem area.
  • Service Orientation:  Assisted clients in learning new Pro-social/leisure skills to include in their daily routine.
  • Customer and Personal Service:  Assisted clients in learning the skills required to live independently (i.e. doing laundry and completing basic chores)
  • Law and Government:  Assisted client in building rapport with their probation officer/court supervisor.  Also provided written progress reports for court hearing's and made court appearances as needed.
  • Active Learning: I received on-the-job skills training to learn new ways to tackle various problems that are affecting youth and their families.
  • Instructing: Provided multi-faceted counseling that included family, marriage and individual therapy along with parenting skills training.
  •  Time Management: Prepared treatment plan review's bi-weekly and met with clients weekly to assess their progress and changes in their cases
  • Coordination: I coordinated services for client"s with their probation officer's, DCFS caseworkers, outpatient counselors to provide them with continuity of care.
  • Communications:  Certified and trained in teaching A-CRA ( Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach) life skills.
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Clinician II 03/2001 to Present
Chestnut Health Systems Normal, Il
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.
  • Conduct chemical dependency program orientation sessions.
  • Participate in case conferences or staff meetings.
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.
  • Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
  • Plan or implement follow-up or aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.
  • Attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.
  • Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Coordinate activities with courts, probation officers, community services, or other post-treatment agencies.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients.
  • Confer with family members or others close to clients to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress.
Shift supervisor 08/1998 to 03/2001
Chestnut Health Systems Normal, Il
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Respond to emergencies, such as physical fights among the clients, clients running away from the facility and problems between clients and employees
  • Supervise and direct the work of residential counselors to ensure the safety, discipline, and welfare of clients.
  • Resolve problems between clients and co-workers.
  • Supervise or perform searches of clients or their rooms to locate contraband items.
  • Monitor behavior of subordinates to ensure alert, courteous, and professional behavior toward clients, parents, fellow employees, visitors, and probation officers/caseworkers.
  • Complete administrative paperwork or supervise the preparation or maintenance of records, forms, or reports.
  • Transfer or transport clients by driving a car to doctor's appointments, parole hearings and court appearances.
  • Convey fellow employees or clients complaints to superiors.
Residential Counselor 08/1997 to 08/1998
Chestnut Health Systems Bloomington, Il
  • Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to counseling team.
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
  • Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.
  • Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
  • Accompany patients to and from medical or dental appointments, shopping trips, or religious or recreational events.
  • Participate in recreational activities with patients, including card games, sports, or television viewing.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.
Bachelor of Science: English Dec 1996 Illinois State University - Normal , Il
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Previous Companies:

  • Chestnut Health Systems

Previous Job Positions:

  • Clinician II
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Residential Counselor


  • Illinois State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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