Randell Morgan, CAC II, GCADC II

"As a Certified Addictions Counselor since 2012, I’ve helped my clients break through the obstacles that hold them back in life. By helping clients understand the disease of the addiction, we are able to develop a customized treatment plan. I am your partner and through this I am able to identify the best plan whether it is teaching client anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills, substance abuse prevention, substance abuse cessation, and functional living skills – each is an integral component in helping you to regain a fulfilling life back."

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PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Randell Morgan, CAC II, GCADC II

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR/ASSESSOR 
NEW PROGRESSIONS

Assessing the necessity of substance abuse treatment services through use of various tools primarily SASSI-3; Treatment Plan development; Guided clients in understanding the disease of addiction and treatment plans; Led patients in individual, family substance abuse treatment sessions. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 15-30 sessions per week; Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health, behavioral, and substance abuse related issues arose. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills, substance abuse prevention, substance abuse cessation, and functional living skills.

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AS A REHABILITATION THERAPIST/ SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR AT JOHNS HOPKINS BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER:

Effectively managed a caseload of 40 students in the Baltimore City Middle School that deal with substance abuse directly or suffer from substance abuse issues from family members at home. Organizing and facilitating school wide substance abuse prevention days (including securing the community drug prevention bus and speaking in front of the entire school educating on the dangers of substance abuse). 

CAC II/ASSESSOR/CSI/GROUP FACILITATOR/COUNSELOR 
ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE THROUGH TREATMENT

Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 45-65 sessions per week; Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose; Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings; Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans; Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes; Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel; Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems; Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills, substance abuse prevention, substance abuse cessation, and functional living skills; Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school; Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications; Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes; Created and reviewed master treatment and discharge plans for each client; Implemented music therapy program in partnered school; Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans; Led patients in individual, family treatment sessions.

DETOXIFICATION TECHNICIAN 
ST. JUDE’S RECOVERY CENTER, ATLANTA GA

Charted and recorded information in client files; Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients; Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards; Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose; Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans; Led patients in group therapy sessions using the stages of change model.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR 
VISIONS OF GREATNESS

Guided clients in understanding the disease of addiction and treatment plans; Led patients in individual, family substance abuse treatment sessions. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 15-30 sessions per week; Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health, behavioral, and substance abuse related issues arose. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills, substance abuse prevention, substance abuse cessation, and functional living skills