Southcentral Foundation Chemical Dependency Counselor I, II in Anchorage, Alaska

Chemical Dependency Counselor I, II

Location:

Anchorage, AK

Department:

Dena A Coy

Schedule:

Regular Full Time

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

40

Job Details:

  • Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Chemical Dependency Counselor position is responsible for the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders. Provides professional expertise and assists administration with a variety of therapeutic modalities and training programs in the field of Substance Use treatment. This is a job progression of two (2) job levels, designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences to participants as part of the overall assessment of their ability and capability. Progression between job levels is based on performance on prior assignments, the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments, educational requirements, progressive certification and work experience. Minimum Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Health related field (i.e., Sociology, Psychology, Addiction, Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, Human Services, Social Work); OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor I (CDC-I) through the Alaska Commission on Behavioral Health Certification requirements. 3. Completion of First Aid/CPR certification required within 90 days of hire. Additional Qualifications for Chemical Dependency Counselor II: Meets all requirements of Chemical Dependency Counselor I in addition to the following: 1. Two (2) years of direct service delivery of chemical dependency experience at Level I; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Chemical Dependency Counselor I. 2. Certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor II (CDC-II) through the Alaska Commission on Behavioral Health Certification requirements.