Contact Information

Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Siena Hall, Room 106
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3550

Section II Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling

The courses listed in this area may be applicable to Section II of the educational requirements set forth by NYS OASAS, however, final determination as to the appropriate categorization of these courses under Section II will be made by NYS-OASAS. For clarification, contact the OASAS Credentialing Unit at 1.800.482.9564. Click here for a schedule of upcoming courses in this section. Please note: not all courses are offered every semester. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for Admission/Registration information.

Topics in Section II cover the areas of:
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Effects on family: Counseling families and significant others
- Counseling special populations
- Communicable diseases
- HIV/AIDS, STDs, TB, hepatitis
- Vocational education counseling
- Relapse prevention
- Human growth and development

Note: All of our courses and/or workshops may be used for recredentialing purposes.

The courses in Section II include (please note that you need only complete 150 hours of the following courses to complete Section II requirements):

Course Name

Hours

Tuition

Chemical Abuse and the Criminal Justice System

12

$175

Counseling Clients With Psychiatric Disabilities & Chemical Dependency Diagnosis (MICA)

9

$130

Crisis Intervention When Dealing With Alcohol and Substance Abusers

6

$95

Drug Courts & the Mandated Client

6

$95

Enhancing Counseling Skills (Advanced)

12

$175

Infectious Disease Issues for Substance Abuse Providers

12

$175

Facilitating Group Games And Exercises

12

$175

Family Dynamics and Family Treatment in Chemical Dependency

30

$375

Fundamentals of Group Counseling For Chemical Dependency Treatment

30

$375

Fundamentals of Individual Counseling in Chemical Dependency Treatment

30

$375

HIV & Chemical Dependency

9

$130

Homelessness and Chemical Dependency

15

$215

Relapse Prevention

15

$215

The Role of Anger In Addiction Counseling

18

$250

Theories and Principles of Addictions Counseling

30

$375

Treatment of Compulsive Gambling

15

$215

Vocational Rehabilitation in Substance Abuse Treatment

9

$130

Women & Chemical Dependency Treatment

3

$50


Admission

Candidates for the Center for Addiction Studies program must complete an application for admission. Candidates need a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent to be considered for admission. 

No application fee is required. For an application please click here or call the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development at 516.323.3550.  The application is due at time of registration and need only be completed once. There is no fee involved to apply.

Registration
Students should register for classes at least one week prior to the start of classes to insure enough time for you to get your confirmation and parking permit. However, you can register up until the day of class. Please note that some of our classes do close out and some of our classes do cancel, so you may be taking a chance of not getting into the course of your choice by waiting.

To register online, in person, by phone, by fax or by mail, click here. Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be mailed or emailed to you upon receipt of your registration.

Click here for a schedule of upcoming courses in this section. Please note: not all courses are offered every semester.