Residential LADC

Job description

The Helpers has paired with a medium-intensity, co-occurring residential treatment facility for men in order to find their newest licensed alcohol and drug counselor. Having been established as a non-profit in 1974, this organization aims to facilitate prolonged recovery by establishing and supporting the fundamentals of therapeutic processes for those battling mental health and addictions disorders.

This beautiful facility is currently a 42-bed center that provides transportation to treatment, an unlocked facility, weekly yoga and meditation support groups, optional spirituality groups, beautiful grounds, etc., This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package. Additionally, there are several opportunities for growth and expansion within this large organization.

LADC Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of the Program Director and Program Manager(s), deliver services meeting licensure requirements and individual client needs as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in residential or outpatient settings
  • Provide individual case management/file documentation for assigned caseload, noting all treatment related activities and services in an accurate, professional, and timely manner including assessment of substance use and mental health problems, creating and monitoring individualized treatment plans, providing group therapy and individual counseling services to individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues
  • Facilitate psycho-educational and therapeutic process groups regarding the disease of addiction and the recovery process consistent with maintaining mental health
  • Receive weekly supervision with Mental Health Provider (as applicable)
  • Provide culturally sensitive and relevant services to diverse clients and their families
  • Responsible for complying with federal and state confidentiality statutes following the approved lines of authority set by the Program Director, upholding ethical standards established and implied by the profession, and DHS rules, and maintenance of all required licenses including but not limited to:
  • May provide supervision and mentoring for student interns
  • Attend to after-hours consultation with staff or clients as needed
  • Conduct oneself in a manner that presents a positive reflection on professionalism as an asset to the image of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned or required


Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Required for LADC:

  • Current LADC License
  • Age 18 or older
  • Demonstrated working knowledge in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health, in an addiction treatment facility
  • Previous counseling or counseling internship required
  • High degree of computer literacy including experience using an electronic health records (EHR) system
  • Excellent written, communication, customer service, and case management skills
  • Able to pass Minnesota DHS background study
  • Must be free of problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding employment and must sign a statement attesting to that fact