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The Center for Addiction Studies and Research

The Center for Addiction Studies and Research is an Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification approved distance learning provider of education in the chemical dependency field. Distance learning hours are approved for CT, CDC (Levels I & II), CDCS and ADM certification and recertification requirements.

 

Educational Requirements

Counselor Technician (CT)

This is an entry-level certification. The certificate holder is limited to a scope of practice requiring supervision by a certified chemical dependency counselor.

Documentation of 100 hours of approved education and training addressing chemical dependency competence and knowledge. Please visit the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification website at www.akcertification.org for a detailed listing of specific course category requirements.

There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

Chemical Dependency Counselor Levels I & II (CDC I & II)

Documentation of 270 hours of approved education and training addressing chemical dependency competence and knowledge. Please visit the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification website at www.akcertification.org for a detailed listing of specific course category requirements.

There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

Chemical Dependency Clinical Supervisor (CDCS)

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a human services area.
Minimum of 30 contact hours of approved training in clinical supervision.
There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

Continuing Education Requirements

Documentation of 40 hours of continuing education including 4 hours of ethics and 4 hours of confidentiality training every two years. There is no limit on the number of contact hours that can be earned through home study distance learning trainings.

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