Continuing Education for Addiction Counselors in Alaska

CE requirements for Alaska addiction and behavioral health counselors:

Chemical Dependency Counselor Technician
Chemical Dependency Counselor I
Chemical Dependency Counselor II
Behavioral Health Technician
Behavioral Health Counselor I
Behavioral Health Counselor II
Advanced Behavioral Health Counselor

  • All of the above practitioners must complete 40 hours of CE every 2 years, including 3 hours of ethics and 3 hours of confidentiality
  • The Alaska Commission accepts online learning

CE Approvals: The Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification accepts programs from NAADAC approved sponsors. is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.

AK addiction and behavioral health counselors can earn all forty (40) of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Alaska continuing education regulations, go to

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