Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
Addiction Counselor, Addiction Therapist, Addictions Counselor, Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Assessment Specialist, Case Manager, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC), Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor (CD Counselor), Chemical Dependency Professional, Clinical Counselor, Clinician, Correctional Substance Abuse Counselor, Counselor, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS), Drug Counselor, Intake Coordinator, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Prevention Specialist, Primary Substance Abuse Counselor, Quitline Counselor, Residential Substance Abuse Counselor, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC), Substance Abuse Counselor (SA Counselor), Substance Abuse Technician, Treatment Counselor
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