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Why do you want a career as an addiction counselor?
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It is where my background is and I am really good at it. My ultimate career goal is to obtain my Masters in Social Work and going back into Substance Abuse Counseling seems like the most sensible platform.
My personal experiences with addiction gave me the desire to help others who are struggling.
From previous experience working as a student at an addiction treatment centre, I was able to build an interest in the addiction and mental health setting. Because of this, I believe that my skill set will allow me to become an effective addiction counsellor.
Most n serious problem is related to drugs n alochol making social life hell.
I have a childhood filled with dealing with a parent with addiction problems, and I want to be able to help someone with that, since I couldn't help my mother.
Because I have always wanted to help people, especially in addictions.
I want a career as an addiction counselor because I want to help the individual get their lives back.
I believe that as this world progresses the onset of addiction occurs more often. I believe that there is a lot of underlying hurt that people who struggle with addiction face. I want this career to provide support to those who need it .
I want to help people find what motivates them to perservere.
I am good at it, it is all I want to do and it gives a stereotyped group the opportunity to thrive.