Chemical Dependency Counseling

Certificate

Niagara County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    36
  • Degree Level
    Certificate
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

This certificate program is designed for students who seek the NYS Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse credential. Students are prepared to take the NYS OASAS-administered credentialing exam and the program is OASAS-certified every three years. Classes in this curriculum focus on addictive behaviors and various treatment approaches, pharmacological effects of alcoholism and/or illicit substance abuse and the family effects of addictive disorders.

Program Goals and Objectives

• To prepare students to take the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services-administered CASAC exam.

• To enable students to take entry level positions in the field as "CASAC-T's" -- CASAC Trainees.

• To teach future substance abuse counselors issues relating to diversity, ethical practice and diagnostic and counseling principles.

http://niagaracc.suny.edu/programs/cdc/

What's a certificate?
Certificates are usually one year in length and lead directly to employment. They consist of a focused series of courses and are typically found at Community Colleges.
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning
  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Personal concierge
    You will have one person who acts as a single point of contact for any and all questions you may have.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiments such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
  • Credit for prior knowledge
    Get college credit for experience that you have already gained at school or in the workforce.
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How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application
  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Enroll Now

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