Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor - LADC

$50,000 - $53,000 yearly
  • Blackbird Personnel, LLC
  • Saint Paul, MN, USA
  • Mar 24, 2020
Full-time   Healthcare (general) Psychology/Mental Health

Job Description

The CD Counselor is responsible to operate within the standards and guidelines of the program plans, policies, and procedures. The CD Counselor performs all duties identified in the Work Flow in addition to those listed below

● Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor under the following Minnesota Statue, chapter 148
● Knowledge of, understands and complies with rules
● Meets requirements and understands the implications of the following additional Minnesota statutes:
o Chapter 245G ((Substance Abuse Treatment)
o Chapter 245A (Human Services Licensing Act – HSLA)
o Section 626.556 (Maltreatment of Minors Act – MOMA)
o Section 626.557 (Vulnerable Adults Act – VAA)
o Section 626.5572 (VAA Definitions)
● Knowledge of client rights and staff responsibilities
● Knowledge of CFR-42 as it relates to the obtaining of a Release of Information
● Understand the philosophy of addiction and recovery, as well as chemical abuse and dependency
● Documented two years of freedom from chemical use problems
● Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

● 1-2 years of previous experience providing individual and group counseling
● Proficient in Procentive
● Comfortable with ambiguity and fast-paced environment
● Solution Orientated
● Positive attitude
● Open to professional development
● Diversity and inclusion
● Attention to detail
● Able to type 40 words per minute

● Function as a member of a treatment team
● Complete assessments and treatment plans written within the ASAM criteria.
● Conduct group activities, group facilitation, individual counseling and family education counseling
● Develops effective working relationships with individuals receiving services as well as their families
● Act as supervisor, if qualified, for interns or trainees and provide direct supervision for other members
● Responsible to act as an ambassador for assigned site location
● Reports progress and changes in client condition to clinical director, clinical supervisor, client physicians and referral sources on an ongoing basis as indicated.
● Complete all required written documentation according to program policy/regulation
● Participate in committee work and other appropriate tasks as requested by the Director
● Participate in annual training as required by 245G.