​​and I’m an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

New York State

Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services


12 Core Functions -
screening;
intake;
orientation;
assessment, evaluation and intervention;
referral;
treatment planning;
counseling;
crisis Intervention;
patient education;
case management;
reporting and record keeping; and
consultation with other professionals.

We should work together. Shoot me a message today!

Veterans Program

HOMETOWN: Oglala, SD
CURRENT HOME: Brainerd, MN


Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment

 Overdose Kit Distribution/Training Thunderbird Sees

Professional Skills

Professional Experience

Quick Facts

I am an American Indian/Native American Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Chemical Dependency Counselor.  I am an Enrolled Member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.


As an Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Chemical Dependency Counselor, I have worked with those deemed hard to serve; long term unemployed, drug abusers, felons, and the mentally ill. I am comfortable working with any population as a counselor, case manager, manager, and supervisor. I believe that I have a positive perspective from my interactions that will benefit those with whom I work.


I am a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC #25840) in New York State. I am an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Reciprocal (ADCR-MN #7476) In Minnesota State. I am an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC #803588). My credentials are through the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC & RC).

Halfway House

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment


  Opiate/Opioid Treatment



My name is Charles Whalen

Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment