RADACT is dedicated to providing training opportunities for chemical dependency behavior health counselor certification, clinical supervision administration.
RADACT holds classes throughout Alaska and also offers correspondence courses. Learn more–>
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Our regular hours are Monday-Friday,
3901 Old Seward Hwy, Suite 8
The course will cover life transitions associated with aging that can lead to problems with alcohol and/or medication misuse; the warning signs of an alcohol or medication problem; why these signs are hard to detect among older adults, and how to identify high-risk older adults.
The course will provide information about the philosophical and practice basis for evaluating behavioral health disorders using criteria contained in the DSM-lV. Application exercises will provide examples for practicing comprehensive use of the DSM Axis l – V. Register —>
This course will provide information on the federal requirements of 42 CFR part 2, and HIPAA regarding client confidentiality and protection of client confidential information in behavioral health counseling. Students will discuss handling various confidential issues that may arise in the behavioral health field. Register —>
This course will provide information on mental health issues, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, phobic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, and thought disorders. Students will develop a basic understanding of how mental health disorders, substance use and addiction disorders, and other related conditions can exist in combination and how they affect treatment service. Students will also receive information about potential causes and origins of these disorders, along with client perspectives of symptoms and limitations. Applied exercises will help students practice their developing skills associated with identifying and describing these disorders. Register —>
RADACT Academy in Anchorage
The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT) Program is sponsoring a three-week training academy from Monday, September 16, 2013, through graduation Thursday evening October 3, 2013, for Counselor Technician, Level One Counselors, and Behavioral Health Aides at the Crowne Plaza Midtown - Anchorage.
Behavioral Health Certification
Who Certifies Counselors? RADACT provides training for certification, but does not certify Behavioral Health counselors. Learn more—>
The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program (RADACT) 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.