Jon Speckman, LCAS, ICAADC
Jon Speckman is a substance abuse clinician, trainer, and consultant with over 35 years of professional clinical experience. He holds a Masters’s Degree in Management of Substance Abuse Programs and is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor. Mr. Speckman is the President and CEO of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Testing Centers, Inc. (ADATC), a national training and consulting firm that assists corporations, municipalities, and other organizations to develop effective drug-free workplace programs and comply with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
Mr. Speckman is an expert in the DOT rules and regulations governing aviation, transit, trucking, and pipeline employers. He conducts public and corporate training on recognizing performance and behavioral issues of workers, necessitating reasonable suspicion of alcohol or drug testing. He also trains professionals on drug-free workplace procedures and provides clinical evaluations on individuals who have violated the US DOT alcohol and drug regulations. He has assisted hundreds of organizations with instituting effective Drug-Free Workplace Programs and Employee Assistance services, contributing to the national effort to assist states in developing model drug laws.
Mr. Speckman’s clinical expertise includes serving 14 years at a large 52-bed Detox Center and the last 9 years as the Executive Director. He also served as Interim Director for Mental Health Services, responsible for a full 66-bed inpatient acute psychiatric hospital and an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic with a staff of some 215 professional, paraprofessional, and technical staff. He is a member of the NC and National Employee Assistance Professional’s Association and served as a past Chairman of the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certification Board, which certified (now licenses) all Substance Abuse Professionals in North Carolina.