Resources Training Partners
- Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC) www.akcertification.org
The Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification is the state certification entity for Chemical Dependency Counselors (CDC), Behavioral Health Counselor (BHC) and Peer Support Specialist (PSS) certifications.
- Alaska Pacific University (APU) www.alaskapacific.edu
“using the aspirations and collective wisdom of our community, APU delivers an education that is collaborative, innovative, and transformational. Encouraging student development, supporting community engagement, and honoring Alaska’s Indigenous heritage, APU seeks to cultivate a unique and powerful educational experience.” They offer bachelors, master’s and doctoral degrees in counseling psychology and using credit from Registered Apprenticeship programs for an AA degree in Health Occupations.
- Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT) www.radact.com
The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training program “strives to increase the educational level of individuals entering, or working in, the substance abuse counseling field by providing courses to meet the various degrees of experience and expertise found within our target populations. RADACT holds classes throughout Alaska and also offers correspondence courses.”
- University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) www.uaa.alaska.edu
“The University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Human Services offers both an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Human Services, preparing students for entry level employment, and a Bachelor of Human Services (BHS) degree which prepares students to work effectively in community based human services settings dedicated to the empowerment of clients through education, paraprofessional counseling, and human service practice.”
- University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) uaf.edu/rhs/
“The Rural Human Service (RHS) Program is a 34-credit University of Alaska academic program developed for Alaska village-based human service providers. It is intended for rural residents who are natural helpers and healers in their communities, and it is designed to help further develop skills and credentials in the helping profession. RHS offers a culturally appropriate training program designed for rural, village-based human service workers.”