New York CASAC Certification Training | Distance Learning

New York CASAC TrainingThe CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) credential is the credential for counselors in New York who work specifically with individuals afflicted with addiction.

The ICDS distance learning program provides prospective CASACs with the education requirements to achieve the CASAC certification.


CASAC Requirements

Age At least 18
Education Minimum High School Diploma/GED
Occupancy Must reside or work in New York State at least 51% of the time
Work Experience 6,000 hours in an approved work environment*
Education 350 hours addiction counseling specific education
*A Master's degree can substitute 4,000 hours of work experience and a Bachelor's degree can substitute 2,000 hours

To review the curriculum, tuition, FAQ and other important aspects of the 350 hour distance learning program, please see the distance learning page.

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