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Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor, LADC

Minneapolis, MN 55416
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor, LADC

NUWAY is a private, non-profit organization that has been serving individuals recovering from substance use and mental health disorders since 1966.  "In the heart of the recovery community," NUWAY provides both residential and outpatient programs around the Twin Cities.  The organization is privileged to be the first in the nation to offer the Co-Occurring Disorders Program (CDP) that was created by the Dartmouth Medical School in association with the Hazelden Foundation.

Due to significant growth, we are looking for adaptable, caring individuals with current LADC licenses to work with our diverse population in a full-time capacity. 


As part of a multi-disciplinary team, LADC counselors:

  • Provide individual counseling to individuals in recovery from substance abuse

  • Facilitate psycho-educational and process groups for clients

  • Create treatment plans, participate in staffing, case management/documentation for individual caseload

  • Manage and communicate details of funding to clients and their families

Qualifications for this position include:

  • MN Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor LADC license

  • AA, BA or MA degree with 1-2 years related experience, working knowledge of the chemical dependency field

  • Excellent communication skills, strong facilitation, negotiation, investigation and mediation skills

  • High degree of computer literacy, MS Office skills, proficient in the use of electronic health records, Procentive experience a plus

  • Able to pass MN DHS background study; free from harmful involvement with substances or able to document 2 years freedom from chemical use problems, if previously chemically dependent  


NUWAY offers an industry-leading compensation plan, as well as benefits for full-time and on-call employees, including paid time off, wellness program and retirement saving plan.  Full-time employees are also eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, as well as other benefits.

If you believe this challenging and rewarding job is for you, please apply!  Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in the treatment field and in this position at NUWAY.


NUWAY House, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-01-05

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