Mental Health Counselor/ LADC 1.0D


  • Location: St Paul, MN
  • Posted: Jan 17, 2020

Job Description


The Regions Hospital Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (ADAP) has been helping people since 1972. As part of this team, the Mental Health Counselor/LADC provides assessment of substance use and mental health problems, creates and monitors individualized treatment plans, provides individual and family counseling, and psychotherapeutic services to individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems; and performs related duties as assigned. Works with patients 18 years and older.

About the program:
We believe recovery is a process, not an event, and everyone's path to recovery is different. These principles guide our clients through a full range of services from engagement to intervention, treatment, rehabilitation and support. We have strong relationships with social service and county agencies, and financial and housing organizations, and we help our clients connect with community resources to support long-term recovery. This program is designed for people who need a supportive environment, but who do not need medically supervised detoxification. There are both outpatient and residential programs available. There are also special services for clients being treated for more than one disorder.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Masters degree in a mental health field.

Experience:

none required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must not have had a felony conviction or have been incarcerated as a result of a felony conviction in the last three years.

Must be free of chemical use problems for a period of two years immediately preceding employment.

Must have successfully completed a background study in accordance with Minnesota DHS requirements.

Ability to work with both mental health and substance use problems.

Ability to use the twelve core dimensions of counseling with clients.

Licensure/Registration/Certification:

Minnesota license to practice independently (i.e. LMFT, LAMFT, LSW, LICSW, LGSW, LPC, LPCC, LP) or licensing candidate.

Minnesota Alcohol and Drug Counselor license (LADC).

Must have a valid drivers license and the ability to be insured to drive via Regions Hospital standards and policies.

Additional Information:

LADC/Mental Health Counselor to work in our residential program at Regions ADAP

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Qualifications


Masters degree in a mental health field.

Experience:

none required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must not have had a felony conviction or have been incarcerated as a result of a felony conviction in the last three years.

Must be free of chemical use problems for a period of two years immediately preceding employment.

Must have successfully completed a background study in accordance with Minnesota DHS requirements.

Ability to work with both mental health and substance use problems.

Ability to use the twelve core dimensions of counseling with clients.

Licensure/Registration/Certification:

Minnesota license to practice independently (i.e. LMFT, LAMFT, LSW, LICSW, LGSW, LPC, LPCC, LP) or licensing candidate.

Minnesota Alcohol and Drug Counselor license (LADC).

Must have a valid drivers license and the ability to be insured to drive via Regions Hospital standards and policies.

Employment Type


  • Full-Time

Schedule Information


Schedule: Monday through Friday, Days

Regions Hospital

640 Jackson Street
Mail Stop 11602A
St. Paul, MN 55101

Opened: 1872

Web: http://www.regionshospital.com

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