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Chemical Dependency Counselor II
Title:Chemical Dependency Counselor II
Department:Behavioral Health
Job Status:Full Time
Position Summary:
This position functions within the Department of Behavioral Health to provide counseling and education to individuals who participate in the Intensive Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment services.

Baseline Qualification Requirements: 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in a relative field (or higher degree) may be submitted for consideration as a substitute for one year of the three years of required experience.
  • Training: A minimum of 270 approved contact-training hours addressing knowledge and skills listed in the counselor competency (OR) a combination of trainings and educational credits addressing the counselor competency requirement which can be evaluated for approval by the state commission.
  • Three years full time work experience with increasingly specialized experience in chemical               dependency treatment.
  • 300 hours of Supervised Practicum.
  • Current Chemical Dependency Counselor II certification by the State of Alaska or in a state, which has reciprocity with Alaska. This certification requires specialized training and experience in chemical dependency.
  • Other: Specify any desirable or additional qualifications beyond the baseline qualification requirements:
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Valid State of Alaska Driver’s License or can be obtained within 6 months of hire.
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