Practicum information:

  • Students who have questions regarding practicum placements are encouraged to talk with ADC faculty and advisors.
  • Students must be admitted to RCTC’s ADC program or certificate.
  • Students may not start their practicum until permission has been given to them by their instructor.
  • Students must complete all ADC practicum prerequisite guidelines prior to enrolling in practicums. Available on the common course outlines for HS 1770 & HS 1780.
  • Students are encouraged to purchase personal liability insurance.
  • Students will work under the guidance of a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor or other qualified professional while in their practicums.
  • Students must comply with all licensing, college, and internship site policies, statues, rules and regulations while interning or they may be discharged from the program or practicum site.
  • Students must pass a MN background check / study prior to starting their practicum.
  • Students are required to find their own practicum placement.
    • Practicum sites may also conduct additional background checks at a state or federal level which the students must pass.
    • Practicum sites usually only take interns whom have similar philosophical theories and lifestyles as their agency.
Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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