The CASAC (Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor) Minor is offered to current BS Human Services degree majors and requires the successful completion of 30 credits (12 credits required in the BS degree program plus an additional 18 credits to complete the minor). The courses required to complete the additional 18 credits are as follows:

HS-111The Science of Addiction: Drug Use and Abuse3
HS-122Overview of Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency3
HS-123Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment Planning3
HS-224Addiction Counseling - the Individual3
HS-225Addiction Counseling - the Family and Groups3
LA-305Introduction to Case Management3
Total Credits18

These courses are offered only for the CASAC minor or certification; these courses are not offered as electives for the Human Services degree program.

Certification and Credentials

Satisfactory completion of the program will provide you with the opportunity to receive your CASAC-T certificate from the NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). For more information: NYS OASAS