New York CASAC Certification Training | Distance Learning
The 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.
|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|
To review the curriculum, tuition, FAQ and other important aspects of the 350 hour distance learning program, please see the distance learning page.
CASAC Contact Information & Resources
- For more in depth information about the CASAC credential and the credentialing process, see the New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services website.
- To speak with an ICDS representative in New York about the ICDS distance learning CASAC training, submit a request for contact or contact the New York Distance Learning Director: