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Lillian Price
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Tyler, TX 75701
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Professional Summary
Accomplished and energetic Substance Abuse Counselor with a solid history of  achievement in clinical abilities and counseling. Motivated leader with strong commitment abilities. Track record of achieving exceptional results in client care. Responsible. Reliable. Passionate. Outgoing. Looking to give hope to those that are suffering with substance abuse and mental illness.
Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Education and Training
  • Monitoring
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coordination
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Instructing
  • Clerical
  • Service Orientation
Experience
Licensed Alcohol& Drug Counselor Sep 2010Jul 2014 The Beginning/Community Healthcore Tyler, Tx


  • .Intake, screening, biopsychosocial assessment, treatment planning, individual counseling, family session (if needed), group counseling, didactic group education, discharge planning, referrals, family education, etc. 

  • Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients or patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Train or supervise student interns or new staff members
  • Assess individuals' degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples.
  • Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
LCDC May 2010Sep 2010 The Beginning/Community Healthcore Paris, Tx

Intake, screening, biopsychosocial assessment, treatment planning, individual counseling, family session (if needed), group counseling, didactic group education, discharge planning, referrals, family education, etc. 

  • Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
    • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.
    • Intervene as an advocate for clients or patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
    • Attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
    Counselor Intern/Detox Svc.Coordinator Oct 2007Apr 2010 Oak Haven Recovery Center Marshall, Tx

    Responsible for direct supervision of detox clients, carry a residential case

    load in the absence of other counselors, intake, screening, biopsychosocial assessment, treatment planning, individual counseling, family session (if needed), group counseling, didactic group education, discharge planning, referrals, family education, etc. 

    Psychiatric Technician Oct 2005Sep 2007 Living Hope of Texarkana Texarkana, Tx
    • Observe and influence patients' behavior, communicating and interacting with them and teaching, counseling, or befriending them.
    • Encourage patients to develop social skills and to participate in social, recreational, or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
    • Develop or teach strategies to promote client wellness and independence.
    • Restrain violent, potentially violent, or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
    • Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to medical staff.
    Education
    Master of Arts: Mental Health & Counseling Tyler, Tx University of Texas Dec 2016
    Master of Science: Criminal Justice&Psychology Texarkana, Tx Texas A&M University Dec 2006
    Awards

    Outstanding Achievement in Leadership Success, December 2012: Member of Chapter of Sigma Alpha Pi

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    Previous Companies:

    • The Beginning
    • Community Healthcore
    • Oak Haven Recovery Center

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Licensed Alcohol& Drug Counselor
    • LCDC
    • Counselor Intern
    • Detox SvcCoordinator
    • Psychiatric Technician

    Schools:

    • University of Texas
    • Texas A&M University

    Level of Education:

    • Master of Arts
    • Master of Science

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