About

Tricia Gordon BA, CAC II, NCAC II

Summary of Qualifications

March 17, 2014 – present

Palmetto Carolina Treatment Center

Duncan, SC

Clinical Supervisor

-Was specifically recruited to help open a new Opioid Treatment Program. Duties include clinical supervision, management duties, intake screenings and addictions assessments, mental health assessments, referrals, drug screening, addictions counseling, mental health counseling, relapse prevention, detox, treatment planning, staff trainings, coordination of care, patient “art therapy” group, guided visualization/hypnotherapy, case management, compliance audits, etc.

Started Recovery Month Karaoke occurring each September and Christmas Karol-oke during the holidays to promote patient engagement in fun sober events and activities.

Ongoing community outreach efforts including organizing annual non-perishable food drive each September and annual holiday toy drive to benefit local families in need.

June 30, 2008 – March 16, 2014

Greenville Metro Treatment Center

Greenville, SC

Clinical Counselor

Was asked by Greenville Metro Treatment Center’s Regional Director in December of 2013 to run the Columbia, SC clinic as Program Director

-Have 56.5 hours of Clinical Supervision Education

-Certified by NCC AP 2/28/16 NCAC II

-Certified by SCAADAC 11/30/12 CAC II (450 education hours in core counseling areas)

-Certified by SCAADAC 11/30/10 CAC I

-Duties include addictions screenings and assessments, mental health assessments, referrals, addictions counseling, mental health counseling, relapse prevention, detox, treatment planning, staff trainings, patient “art therapy” group, guided visualization/hypnotherapy, etc.

September 2011 – present

Volunteer/Gordon Family Card Ministry

-making cards for the residents in a local assisted-living facility for the aged (Begun in honor of my deceased mother who worked as a very dedicated CNA in a nursing home)

March 2014 – present

Volunteer/Tricia Gordon Hospice Card Ministry

-Begun in honor of the caring hospice workers who took such good care of my dying mother, and who were such a blessing to her and to our family

2006-07 (school yr) – May 2015

St Mary’s Catholic Church

Greenville, SC

Volunteer/Teaching Assistant

Assisting Religious Education (CCD) teachers by helping keep order in the classroom, distributing supplies, assisting students with classwork, door monitor, “floater,” helping out with sacrament preparation projects as needed, substitute teaching as needed, filling in wherever needed

November 1996 – January 1997

Dollar Tree Corporation

Sarasota, FL

Assistant Manager

-Duties include opening/closing the store, overseeing employees, handling customer complaints, running a cash register, stocking shelves, balancing receipts, making bank deposits, etc.

-Reason for Leaving: severe illness due to pregnancy

Education

1996 – 2003

University of South Florida

Sarasota, FL

Bachelor of Arts Degree

-Member of several honor societies including The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Pi Gamma Mu, and Golden Key International Honour Society

-Maintained an “A” average for entire school career at USF

-Graduated with honors

1990 – 1992

Manatee Community College

Bradenton, FL

Associate of Arts Degree

-Graduated on the Dean’s List

Hobbies

Drawing, Sculpting, Painting, Cartooning, Photography, Scrapbooking, Sewing

Interests and Activities

-Reading, Writing, Learning, Doing Research on Current Topics of Interest, Playing with My Children, Biking, In-line Skating, Aerobics, Yoga, Pilates, Weight Training