Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor is AU$29.74
What Do Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselors Do?
Certified substance abuse counselors help clients overcome addiction to drugs, alcohol, or gambling. An evaluation of the patient’s addiction type and severity should be carried out before other services are administered; then, counseling services can be provided. These counselors help their patients to understand why addiction exists and what can be done to overcome it.
Because patients are trying to overcome addictions, these counselors may need to work with some behavioral problems. It is …Read more
- Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.
- Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
- Provide evaluations, interventions, and individual and group therapy to clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency.