What Does a Substance Abuse Counselor Do?

What Does a Substance Abuse Counselor Do?

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Typically, the ability to truly transform someone’s life is a rare opportunity. Substance Abuse Counselors, however, change people’s lives for the better every single day. But what does a substance abuse counselor actually do every day? We’ve broken down the primary duties of […]

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

By: Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College This is the second in a 2-part series containing predictions of trends you may see in the delivery of substance recovery services. In the first blog, we covered Outpatient Counseling. In this post, we discuss Inpatient Detoxification Centers and Driver Alcohol Education Programs. I believe there will be an […]

A Day in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor

A Day in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor

By: by Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College The title of “Counselor” has multiple interpretations within the field of human services, depending on the individual’s education and experience level, schedule, setting, client population, and core job functions. Most CADC Counselors are employed in the field as either outpatient substance abuse counselors, or some […]