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  1. 1. Magdiel Cardona 1220 NW 189 Terr, Miami Gardens, FL 33169 Cellular 305-600-7928 Bilingual Substance Abuse Therapist and Case Manager Professional Qualifications To obtain employment as a Bilingual Case Manager, in a hospital, inpatient, residential, or outpatient treatment setting, with room for professional growth. Can handle challenging and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy. Remarkable ability to communicate effectively with professional, managerial, technical and clerical personnel in Spanish or English. Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, as well as Addictions Severity Index (ASI). Comfortable working in an environment with multi-cultural and socio-economic issues; talented and compassionate communicator. EDUCATION: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL Mental Health Counseling Graduate Student Expected Graduation 2017 B.A., Psychology, Minor: Substance Abuse C.A.P Certificate, 2009-2013 Medical Errors Certificate, Aids training, C.P.R. Certified 2014 Behavioral Health Technician Certificate, 2015 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:  Consistently exercised discretion and judgment to analyze, interpret, make deductions and then decide what actions are necessary based on the varying facts and circumstances of each individual case.  Worked with supervisory assistance evaluating possible courses of conduct and making decisions where there is no opportunity to seek supervisory assistance.  Maintained an active caseload providing interventions as needed and within area of expertise and limits of credentials; assures procurement of additional services as needed  Acquired and provided to the team the detailed information regarding an assigned client to establish the foundation for the Treatment Plan  Worked with the client on a day-to-day basis using professional judgment and discretion to implement the team determined Treatment Plan  Assisted in development, implementation and revision of individual treatment plans; assures that services provided are specified in the Treatment Plan and monitors progress toward treatment goals  Consulted and cooperated with community systems to facilitate linkage, referral, crisis management, advocacy, and follow up with the focus on attaining treatment goals  Provides crisis management for clients; makes linkages for interventions as appropriate  Facilitated individual and group Activities of Daily Living (ADL) training.  Maintains client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations, grant requirements, etc.  Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature  Participated in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in area(s) of expertise  Ability to demonstrate competent use of Profiler  Attended meetings as appropriate and meet regularly with supervisor to exchange pertinent information and receive supervision  Willingness to use reliable personal transportation in work capacity. SKILLS SUMMARY:  Clinical Evaluation  Treatment planning  Referrals  Client education  Case management  Detox support  Crisis intervention  Therapy processes  Group counseling  Program development
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Miami Rescue Mission Bilingual Case Manager II 05/2014 – 10/2015 Alere – Wellbeing Quit Coach 09/2012 – 07/2013 Dade Family Counseling Inc. Substance Abuse Counselor 04/2010 – 08/2012 Express Tourism and Transport Travel and Tourism, Coach Operator 03/2002 – 04/2010 Covenant House Substance Abuse Therapist Intern 01/2001 – 02/2002 MILITARY SERVICE: Service Connected Veteran Regular Military Clearance