Chemical Dependency Counseling - Certificate
Successful completion of the Chemical Dependency Counseling certificate prepares graduates for admission to test for the New York State exam for Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (testing via International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium).
The Chemical Dependency Counseling Certificate course sequence includes the 350 approved classroom hours required by NYS OASAS for eligibility to take the Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Certificate (CASAC) exam.
Students with advanced degrees or significant work experience in the field will be evaluated on a case by case basis, to determine if internship option can be waived. The internship is required for students lacking appropriate clinical hours. This program is designed as an added credential for students with degrees, advanced degrees and professionals in human service/chemical dependency field.
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