Becoming A Licensed Clinical Social Worker And Provide Therapeutic Services At The Emerging Market Of Farr Certified Recovery Residences

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My current career objective is to work in the field of addictions and I hope to work directly with individuals seeking substance abuse treatment. Although it has recently been announced that addiction is a brain disorder rather than a behavioral issue, there is still argument that drug use is a choice and not a disease. I want to contribute to the substance abuse population because I feel the stigma that surrounds recovering addicts does not accurately portray the strength and positivity that comes from the recovery process. I want to be a part of empowering these individuals to put the pieces of their life back together.
My future career objective is to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and provide therapeutic services in the emerging market of FARR certified recovery residences. I advocate the importance of recovery residences and want to bring clinical services to all levels to promote the health and well-being of individuals every step of the way on their journey through recovery.
My ultimate career objective is to open a non-profit organization that will promote awareness of health and healthy eating in residential substance abuse treatment centers. A big part of what my non-profit will do will be helping people improve their lives by teaching them how to take care of themselves from the inside out. I think that more focus needs to be put on the individual as a whole during the recovery process and this can be done through educational materials, classes, and…

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