Nicole Landin is a C.C.A.C certified Addictions Counsellor on the O’Chiese First Nation, Northwest of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Nicole has received her Community Addictions Training from the NECHI institute in 2014. Nicole graduated in 2016 from a 2-year addiction certificate at Northern Lakes College in Slave Lake Alberta. Nicole also was a subject matter expert in the certification of the CCAC examination in October 2016.
Nicole Landin has spent the past 17 years working in First Nation Communities in various capacities. Nicole worked with the R.C.M.P as a victim advocate for 17 years advocating for victims of crime and trauma. Nicole received her Victim Advocate Certification through the Justice Institute of British Columbia in 2008. Nicole during this time also spent two years working for the Mountain Rose Women shelter advocating for aboriginal women and children fleeing domestic violence.
Nicole Landin currently sits on a steering committee in the development of a trauma informed treatment center on the Nation specializing in the sweet grass approach to healing. Nicole is also currently creating a cultural specific program to be sanctioned in the courts and child welfare systems, utilizing the sentencing circle on the Nation.