RADACT is dedicated to providing training opportunities for chemical dependency certification & behavior health counselor certification, clinical supervision and administration.
RADACT Goals: 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.
RADACT holds classes throughout Alaska and also offers correspondence courses.
New correspondence courses were added in 2019.
Fall in Person Academy has been Cancelled Due to Covid.
Classes will be Scheduled via ZOOM.
GET YOUR COUNSELOR TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION BEFORE THE END OF 2020
Do you or your employees need to obtain your Counselor Technician certification? RADACT has scheduled (via zoom) all the necessary classes for Counselor Tech starting on October 14 through December 8, 2020. Due to COVID RADACT was not able to have a in person Academy, so we adapted. See the ZOOM class schedule for dates, times, and cost.
Due to the corvid-19 virus, RADACT is continuing our location classes via ZOOM, the web-based meeting app. As we confirm the ZOOM classes, we will update the website.
Our regular hours are Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm.
We are closed on all holidays and in cases of employee emergencies.
About RADACT The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT) Program strives to increase the educational level of individuals entering or working in the behavioral health counseling field by providing courses to meet various degrees of experience and expertise. RADACT, founded in 1992, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing training opportunities to individuals beginning their journey towards chemical dependency/behavioral health counselor certification, clinical supervision and administration. RADACT provides, coordinates and delivers on-site training. RADACT also provides correspondence classes and offers a three-week intense training academy. RADACT’s offices are located in Anchorage, Alaska in the University Mall. Click the Location/Contact tab above for contact information.
RADACT Staff Janet Carter – Executive Director and Founder
In 1992, Janet relocated to Anchorage from Kodiak, where she lived for eleven years. In Kodiak, she served as both trainer and director of the South Central Area Alcohol Training (SCAAT) Program. She started RADACT in her living room and held, once again, the positions of both trainer and director. Janet earned a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology/Counseling from the University of Washington. As RADACT’s Executive Director, she seeks out financial resources, writes all applicable grants, and oversees the general workings of the program.
Links to ATTC Network sites
Links to miscellaneous distance learning resources
- National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
- Hazeldon Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studie
- Laban’s Homestudy Trainings
- CEU University
- Professional Development Resources Inc.
- Women and Addiction Home Study Program
- SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists
- Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center Distance Education
- Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies
- Quantum Units
- Alcohol Rehab Help, Authoritative medical content based on addiction literature
- Michael Yeager’s Contemporary Teaching’s CEU, Contemporary teaching online
- AddictionCenter.com, Recovery Worldwide LLC (Comprehensive addiction information hub)
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (Information on drugs of abuse)
- Recovery Month
- Virtual Clearinghouse on Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Center for Substance Abuse Treatment)
- Disclosing a Mental Health Condition to Others
- Disability, Substance Abuse & Addiction
- The Comprehensive Guide to Home Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Recovery
- Financial Burdens of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment
- The Guide To Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease
- 8 Ways to Prevent Relapse
- Healing After the Passing of Your Parent: How to Nurture Your Grief Without Drugs or Alcohol
How to Find RADACT
RADACT Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm. Closed holidays and staff emergencies.
RADACT – The Regional Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program
3901 Old Seward Hwy, Suite 8, In the University Center Mall
Anchorage, AK 99503
Executive Director: Janet Carter