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LADC Intern (ADC or Co-Occurring )- Roots Recovery - Day or Evening Adult IOP - Spring, Summer & Fal

Minnesota CarePartner Saint Paul, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Internship
Job Description

At Minnesota CarePartner, we treat co-occurring disorders through the lens of social justice. We believe that for many, chronic social INjustice fuels the cycle of illness, addiction and pain.

Come and work for a company that is at the forefront of social justice, with a commitment to addressing racial and socioeconomic disparities in behavioral healthcare. We are on a mission to provide marginalized individuals and families with excellent clinical care, and close the gap between the "haves and have-nots."

RootsRecovery, an innovative co-occurring disorders treatment program in the heart of the Twin Cities, is seeking qualified and motivated professionals to work in our outpatient recovery program, and on our access and outreach team, RootsREACH.

If you're passionate aboutrecoveryand helping others find wellness, you'll want to be a part of the ROOTS RECOVERY movement!

Roots Recovery is seeking LADC Interns - either ADC only or Co-Occurring ADC/Mental Health, for our adult day and evening IOP. We are seeking to fill key internship roles for Spring, Summer and Fall Semester, 2021.


  • This is a full or 1/2 time, unpaid internshipposition.
  • The hours for this position may be day hours (between 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday) OR evening hours 1pm-9:30pm Monday-Thursday) depending on your schedule. Each internship may also require some Saturday hours between 9am-2pm.
  • Our program is located in the Saint Paul Midway area.


The ADC intern is responsible for performing substance use disorder assessments, participating in and contributing to interdisciplinary treatment and discharge plans and providing individual and group substance use disorder counseling services. The ADC intern will have skills to carry out the 12 core functions and all other counseling duties identified by Minnesota statute 245G.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are typical for this position. Employees may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address agency needs

  • Function as a member of a treatment team, comprised of the other LADC, Treatment Director, Mental Health Professional, and other staff members, as needed
  • Complete chemical health (Rule 25 and Comprehensive) assessments and treatment plans utilizing ASAM criteria and sound clinical writing Facilitate intake, orientation, group activities, individual counseling and family counseling for clients in the program
  • Work closely with clients to engage them in the decision-making process and help them understand the benefits of assessment and accessing the appropriate level of care as indicated
  • Collect and review referral information upon assignment of clients from the referral source and consult with others as needed to support coordination of services and scheduling of client interviews
  • Coordinate with the Intake Coordinator as needed to contact clients to confirm appointment dates, times, and assessment locations
  • Collect information from collateral resources to aid in determining diagnosis and need for treatment
  • Work collaboratively with client's funding sources to obtain initial authorizations for reimbursement for intervention and recovery support services
  • Work cooperatively with the legal system to ensure coordination of services including Court appearances when appropriate
  • Complete paperwork requirements and maintain quality, up-to-date clinical records, including Outcomes Survey information and information for invoicing; enter necessary information into the electronic medical records (EMR) system
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings with other staff members
  • Provide supervision, if qualified and requested, for interns or trainees
  • Perform related duties as required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • At the time of hiring, must be free of chemical use problems for at least the two years immediately preceding and sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Must pass a background check through the Minnesota Department of Human Service/Office of Inspector General - passing a background study with your current school is sufficient for this purpose


  • 270 Classroom hours in alcohol and drug counseling curriculum
  • Enrolled in an Alcohol & Drug Counseling educational program through an accredited educational institution

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Internet software and Database software.

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Minnesota CarePartner


Saint Paul, MN
55104 USA

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