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Approval in Alaska

Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification

  • Provider
    • NAADAC 192243
  • 40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — All 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Alaska Addiction Counselors

AddictionCounselorCE.com is approved to offer initial certification and recertification for Alcohol/Drug Counselors.

Renewal Info:
40 hours every 2 years from licensed date.
3 hours of ethics
3 hours of confidentiality

Initial Certification No-Degree:

Counselor Tech. (84 Contact Hrs)
CDC I (148 Contact Hrs)
CDC II (176 Contact Hrs)
CDC Clinical Supervisor (206 Contact Hrs)
Administrator (73 Contact Hrs)

Behavioral Health Tech. (127 Contact Hrs)
Behavioral Health Counselor I (159 Contact Hrs)
Behavioral Health Counselor II (96 Contact Hrs)
Advanced Behavioral Health Counselor (166 Contact Hrs)

Initial Certification With a Degree:

Counselor Tech. (20 Contact Hrs)
CDC I (20 Contact Hrs)
CDC II (48 Contact Hrs)
CDC Clinical Supervisor (78 Contact Hrs)
Administrator (73 Contact Hrs)

Behavioral Health Tech. (12 Contact Hrs)
Behavioral Health Counselor I (36 Contact Hrs)
Behavioral Health Counselor II (40 Contact Hrs)
Advanced Behavioral Health Counselor (70 Contact Hrs)

An unlimited number of hours of distance learning allowed for initial certification. Please visit the following link for the matrix and the exact break down of hours needed in each category.

http://www.akcertification.org/index.php?main_page=page&id=24

We are an approved provider of NAADAC, Provider #410

Board Contact Info

Alaska Certification Board
P.O. Box 220109,
Anchorage, Alaska 99522-0109
(907)332-4333
[email protected]
https://akcertification.org/

  • CT

    Counselor Technician Non-degree

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CT credential.
      • 84 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CT credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CT credential.

  • CT

    Counselor Technician

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CT credential.
      • 20 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CT credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CT credential.

  • CDC I

    Chemical Dependency Counselor I non-degree

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDC I credential.
      • 148 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDC I credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDC I credential.

  • CDC I

    Chemical Dependency Counselor I

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDC I credential.
      • 20 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDC I credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDC I credential.

  • CDC II

    Chemical Dependency Counselor II non-degree

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDC II credential.
      • 176 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDC II credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDC II credential.

  • CDC II

    Chemical Dependency Counselor II

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDC II credential.
      • 48 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDC II credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDC II credential.

  • CDCS

    Chemical Dependency Clnical Supervisor non-degree

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDCS credential.
      • 206 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDCS credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDCS credential.

  • CDCS

    Chemical Dependency Clnical Supervisor

      • 40 CE credit Hours required for renewal. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for renewing your CDCS credential.
      • 78 CE credit Hours required for initial licensure. You can use Addiction Counselor CE for obtaining your initial CDCS credential.
    • Any course accepted by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is applicable to the CDCS credential.

View All Courses Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification accepts individual courses only. Currently 464 of our courses are available for addiction counselors licensed by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification. These are just a few examples!

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