CASAC Training

Prospective CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) students can choose from two different course programs approved by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports:

  • 350-hour CASAC Training Program: Offers the full CASAC curriculum and is geared towards aspiring substance abuse counselors who are expecting to enter the field or are interested in a career change.
  • 85-hour Postgraduate CASAC Training Opportunity: Offers a condensed CASAC curriculum for Master’s level behavioral health professionals who may require the credential for enhancement of their clinical experience and education.

Throughout their enrollment, students interact with over 15 different instructors/advisors and are exposed to an array of classroom instructional methods including lectures, discussions, role-playing scenarios, case studies, and more.