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Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Counseling Program (CASAC)

classes are held in spring, summer and fall semesters. All classes are 45 hours each. To gain the OASAS certificate, you must complete eight required courses. Upon completion of the OASAS approved, 350 hour CASAC program taken at MCNY, students earn their certified alcohol and substance abuse counseling certificate.

Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Course Title Day Time Course No. Faculty
Overview of Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Including Alcohol & Nicotine Dependency & Gambling Addiction Treatment: Psychosocial & Pharmacological Counseling Saturday 9:00am – 12:45pm CASAC 1 Gabrialle Taylor
Overview of Substance Abuse & Chemical Dependency Treatment Within the Context of the Family Saturday 1:00pm – 4:45pm CASAC 2 Gabrialle Taylor
Signs, Symptoms and Stages of Substance Abuse/ Chemical Dependency, Problem/Pathological Gambling and Co-Existing Disorders Friday 6:00pm – 9:45pm CASAC 3 Linda Marie Jones
Group Counseling Skill / Techniques in Addressing Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Tuesday 6:00am – 9:45pm CASAC 4 Lennard Hebert
Professional Ethics & Confidentiality in Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Monday 6:00pm – 9:45pm CASAC 5 Moya Brown
Diverse Populations, Cultural Competence & Multicultural Issues in the Treatment of Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Thursday 6:00am – 9:45pm CASAC 6 Lennard Hebert
Theories & Principles of Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Counseling Tuesday 6:00pm – 9:45pm CASAC 7 Joseph Hayes
Assessment & Treatment Planning with Substance Abusing / Chemically Dependent Consumers Wednesday 6:00pm – 9:45pm CASAC 8 Linda Marie Jones

Courses highlighted in grey are offered in Manhattan

Courses highlighted in beige are offered in Bronx

If a student withdraws before the start of classes, s/he is entitled to a full refund. Once classes begin there is no refund and total tuition is due for the course. A student may miss one class, but additional work for a make-up must be submitted to the instructor. If a student takes one or several courses from us and needs to send proof to OASAS, a transcript request form is completed and processed through the Office of the Registrar. If the student owes a balance, no services will be provided to the student.