About OTI

Build a new career in substance use disorder treatment, get re-credentialed, or gain professional development hours. It is all within reach at Outreach Training Institute (OTI), the largest CASAC training provider in New York State.

OTI has trained more than 3,000 prospective and active drug and alcohol treatment counselors since 1997. Annually, we train up to 300 students across four campus locations in Queens, Long Island, Manhattan, and White Plains.

At OTI, we strive to provide students with the highest quality training and the expansive curricula necessary to pass the New York State CASAC credentialing exam and obtain re-credentialing hours.

As a resource to aspiring and seasoned professionals, OTI offers a vast array of opportunities to meet your needs.

Candidates interested in our CASAC training programs can download an application here and submit the completed documents to the campus they wish to attend.

Behavioral health professionals interested in our CASAC Exam Preparation Course, CASAC Re-Credentialing, or Professional Development Courses can download a registration form for their specific training needs and submit it to the campus they are are interested in attending.

March 17th Update: In an effort to keep everyone as safe as possible in light of the ongoing uncertainties related to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending Outreach Training Institute’s CASAC classes and professional development classes held at Outreach’s facilities for the first few weeks. Future trainings may be subject for rescheduling. We are, however, still able to receive and process CASAC applications, and are willing to provide interviews over the phone. Please check our homepage regularly for more immediate updates related to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.