Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, LADC

Position: Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, LADC Type: Full Time Location: Bloomington, MN

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Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. is a team of mental health and chemical dependency professionals that specialize in psychiatric evaluations, chemical dependency, clinical social work, and family therapy. Our integrated team of chemical dependency and mental health professionals work with clients individually and in group settings. Nystroms also offers a number of other in-house services to enhance treatment and on-going care, including; nutrition services, family programming, psychological testing, individual and family therapy, psychiatry, medication management, Adult Day Treatment and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

We are seeking a full-time LADC for our Adult program at the Bloomington office

Job Details:

Hours for this position are:

Monday - Thursday: 12:00PM - 9:00PM

Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In this role, the LADC would be completing chemical dependency comprehensive assessments, individual and group counseling, and this role would also have access to growth opportunities mentioned in the company description above. Other responsibilities for this role include:

* Maintain client records in accordance with policy requirements.

* Attend all staff meetings.

* Ensure that services provided by Nystrom & Associates, Ltd., Intensive Outpatient Chemical Dependency Program are reflective of the needs of the community.

* Participate in public relations and marketing when required.

* Participate in professional training and development.

* Other duties as assigned

Benefits

Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. prides itself on the competitive benefits & compensation provided to our Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Benefits include, but not limited to:

* Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance

* Health Savings Account

* Flexible Spending Account

* 401(k) Retirement plan with an employer matching contribution

* Paid Time Off

* Free clinical & Board Approved CEU's

* Supplemental Insurances

* Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement

Requirements:

* License Must Be Active and Unrestricted

* An alcohol and drug counselor must be either licensed or exempt from licensure under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C. An alcohol and drug counselor must document competence in screening for and working with clients with mental health problems, through education, training, and experience and must be free of chemical use problems for a minimum of two years.

* Alcohol and drug counselors licensed under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C, must comply with rules adopted under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C.

B. Counselors exempt under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C, must be competent, as evidenced by one of the following:

1. Completion of at least a baccalaureate degree with a major or concentration in social work, nursing, sociology, human services, or

psychology, or licensure as a registered nurse; successful completion of a minimum of 120 hours of classroom instruction in which each of the core functions listed in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C, is covered; and successful completion of 440 hours of supervised experience as an alcohol and drug counselor, either as a student or as a staff member;

2. Completion of 270 hours of alcohol and drug counselor training in which each of the core functions listed in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C, is covered, and successful completion of 880 hours of supervised experience as an alcohol and drug counselor, either as a student, or as a staff member;

3. Current certification as an alcohol and drug counselor or alcohol and drug counselor reciprocal, through the evaluation process established by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc., and published in the Case Presentation Method Trainer's Manual, copyright 1993. The manual is incorporated by reference. It is available at the State Law Library, Judicial Center, 25 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. St. Paul, Minnesota 55155;

4.Completion of a bachelor's degree including 480 hours of alcohol and drug counseling education from an accredited school or educational program and 880 hours of alcohol and drug counseling practicum; or

5. Employment in a program formerly licensed under parts 9530.5000 to 9530.6400 and successful completion of 6,000 hours of supervised work experience in a licensed program as an alcohol and drug counselor prior to the effective date of parts 9530.6405 to 9530.6590.