NYIT offers the Certificate in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC), which provides the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to deliver prevention and intervention services, as certified professionals, to clients seeking assistance for alcohol or substance abuse. This post-baccalaureate program can be taken in conjunction with the mental health counseling or the school counseling master’s degree programs or it can be taken as a stand-alone program.
Persons who complete this 27-credit part-time certificate program are eligible to apply to the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for a credential review leading to approval as a qualified service provider. OASAS will specify the number of clinical supervision hours each candidate is required to complete before issuing the service provider certification. In order to become certified as a CASAC by New York State you must:
Visit the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Web site for more information about credentialing requirements.
For information about NYIT’s CASAC program, contact Maria Gerard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 516.686.3803.