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Chemical Dependency Counselor- Valley Four Directions, Wasilla, AK

Organization: Southcentral Foundation
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Wasilla, AK
Date Job Posted: June 13, 2022
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Chemical Dependency Counselor- Valley Four Directions

Job Category: Behavioral Health
Requisition Number: CHEMI003491

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Posted: June 9, 2022
Wasilla, AK 99654, USA

Job Details


The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Chemical Dependency Counselor 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 position has two (2) levels designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences. Progression between job levels is based on the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.


  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.

Additional Qualifications for Dena A Coy, Detox Center, and Four Directions departments:

  1. Obtain Qualified Addiction Professional (QAP) approval within three (3) years of the Provisional Provider Application approval date with the State of Alaska.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis) and COVID-19.




  • Associates or better.
  • Bachelors or better in Sociology and Human Services or related field.
  • Technical/other training or better.

Licenses & Certifications


  • Chm Dpndcy Cslr 1 CDC-1

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