Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate


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HEGIS: 5506.00
PROGRAM CODE: 30009
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Monica Joseph

DEPARTMENT: ALLIED HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in substance abuse counseling.  Successful completion of the entire course of study satisfies the education requirements for the Certification in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC Trainee) from the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). 

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the Certificate in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the Certificate as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

College Requirements:


English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).

Required Core (1 Course, 3 Credits):


Total Credits: 30


Notes:


Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC) also meet the education requirements for the Certification in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC Trainee) from the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). 

New York State is a member of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) organization. The IC&RC promotes uniform professional standards with the commitment to providing high quality services for clients. The IC&RC promotes public protection by offering internationally recognized credentials through testing and credentialing of addiction professionals. Students residing outside of New York should visit the IC&RC Board Directory to see if their state is a member of IC&RC and has a reciprocity agreement for the New York State CASAC credential.

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