Welcome to the substance abuse counselor field! If you are interested in a career as a substance abuse counselor, you’ve come to the right book. What exactly do these people do on the job every day? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in this field? How much can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various professions? Is this the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more.
Substance Abuse Counselors: A Practical Career Guide includes interviews with substance abuse counselors.
Tracy Brown Hamilton is a writer, editor, and journalist based in the Netherlands. She has written several books on topics ranging from careers to media, economics to pop culture. She lives with her husband and three children.
Chapter 1Why Choose a Career as a Substance Abuse Counselor?
Chapter 2Forming a Career Plan as a Substance Abuse Counselor
Chapter 3Pursuing the Education Path
Chapter 4Pursuing a Professional Substance Abuse Counselor Career
About the Author