Substance Abuse

Functions & Goals of Program

Oasis Counseling Center’s (OCC) Substance Abuse Counselors will utilize special skills to assist individuals in achieving objectives through exploration of substance abuse problems and its ramifications. This is done by way of examination of attitudes and feelings, improving knowledge of substances and their effects, coaching and educating clients on alternative solutions, as well as coaching and education on decision-making. The counselor’s duties are to help clients mobilize resources to resolve his or her problem and/or modify client attitudes and values. Oasis SA Counselors will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of various counseling approaches. These methods may include Reality Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Client Centered Therapy, Narrative Approaches, etc. The goal of OCC SA group counseling program is to improve the lives of clients faced with substance abuse / Alcohol problems by way of encouragement, assistance, coaching, and substance related education.


OCCSA Objectives

  • Assist clients to achieve a better quality of life free of drugs and alcohol
  • Assist clients to achieve a greater freedom, and true independence from drugs and alcohol
  • Assist Clients in accomplishing short and long-term goals, which deter alcohol and drug use
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines in association with NAADAC and ACA code of ethics
  • Exercise respect, sensitivity, and insight to individuals faced with substance abuse concerns
  • Abide by the primary professional responsibility, which is the welfare of the client
  • Ensure that clients will be grouped together based on similar needs and goals

We Offer:

  • 12 week treatment program for drugs and alcohol
  • Group/Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Assessments
  • Screenings
  • Treatment Planning
  • Individual privacy
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Client Education
  • Professional consultations
  • Record Keeping
  • Referrals