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Substance Abuse Counselor Interview Questions

"Employers are looking for compassionate counselors with a substantial knowledge of substance abuse and its effective treatments. In an interview, you can expect to answer questions about your previous counseling experience, your ability to offer guidance to difficult patients, and how you cope with stressful circumstances. Candidates must be trained and certified by an accredited program."

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Did I have experience with working people in recovery

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Absolutly over fourteen years

Yes, I have over a decade of experience. This next job is hopefully just the next step in my career.

What are 2 things you feel is important to convey to your clients when working with you?

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what theories work the best for you.

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Do you know what motivational interviewing is?

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I was told if hired I would have to go back to school and get my professional counseling license and I said yes. I already had my CADC and my Masters in the Health Sciences.

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I was asked how I would handle various troublesome clinical situations.

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Will I be able to provide a more clinical atmosphere to the facility

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Why did you apply to this agency?

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There was nothing difficult or unexpected asked.

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have you ever worked with chemically dependent population before

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