LADC Licensure

State of Minnesota Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) Certification

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADCs) observe, describe, evaluate, interpret, and modify human behavior as it relates to the harmful or pathological use or abuse of alcohol or other drugs. Work settings can include private treatment facilities (inpatient and outpatient), detox facilities, half-way houses, correctional facilities, schools, hospitals, and government facilities.

For information re: State of Minnesota Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) licensure contact:

Samantha Strehlo, LADC Licensing Coordinator
Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
2829 University Ave, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 617-2178

Minnesota Certification Board (MCB)

The Minnesota Certification Board (MCB) Inc. is a 501c-3 private non-profit organization that sets policies and procedures for
alcohol and other drug professional certifications in Minnesota and is the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium
(IC&RC) member board for Minnesota. IC&RC is a global leader in the credentialing of prevention, addiction treatment, and recovery
professionals. The MCB administers certifications for professionals in the areas of:
• Alcohol and Drug Counseling
• Clinical Supervision
• Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling (Co-Occurring)
• Prevention
• Peer Recovery
• Criminal Justice (Addictions)

General MCB Information