Sheldon L. Rosenzweig, MA, LPC, CCS
  assessment, training, consulting
about   Sheldon L. Rosenzweig entered the Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention profession over 25 years ago when he was appointed Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program at the Indian Rivers Mental Health Center in Tuscaloosa, AL. Since then, he has been involved in many aspects of the profession, including advocacy for certification, treatment provision, training, and consulting.

Currently, Mr. Rosenzweig divides his time between consulting, and jail-based assessments. Mr. Rosenzweig is a trainer for the Alabama State Department of Mental Health. Since 2001 he has provided Post-Disaster
  Sheldon L. Rosenzweig  

Crisis Counseling training and recently was asked to join a team being created to train the state supported substance abuse programs a new ASAM-based assessment tool.

Mr. Rosenzweig was born in the Bronx and was raised in Valley Stream, NY. He earned a Bachelor of Social Welfare degree at Southern Illinois University and a Masters of Arts in Community Counseling from the University of Alabama. He currently is certified as an AODA Counselor, Certified Co-Occurring Counselor, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Masters Level Addictions Professional, and Criminal Justice Addictions Professional and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor.

Before entering the Substance Abuse field, Mr. Rosenzweig was employed by the Tuscaloosa County Department of Human Resources as an Adult Caseworker and later as an Adult Protective Services Caseworker. His first position at the Indian Rivers Mental Health Center was as an Aftercare Therapist dealing primarily with the severely mentally ill. He was also the acting Clinical Director for three years.

Mr. Rosenzweig was the Alabama Substance Abuse Professional of the year in 1988. Mr. Rosenzweig is a past President of the Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Treasurer of the International Certification and Reciprocity Commission, and Chairman of the Alabama School of Alcohol and other Drugs Studies.

Mr. Rosenzweig has been actively involved in training and consultation since 1999. He has worked throughout America and has provided training in Sweden, Israel, Peru, and Bermuda.

Mr. Rosenzweig is currently co-chair of Tuscaloosa’s Compassionate Response Committee, a faith-based partnership created to respond to local disasters. He is a member of the Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Board.