Contact Information

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

Section IV Professional and Ethical Responsibility and Documentation

The courses listed in the area may be applicable to Section IV of the educational requirements set forth by NYS OASAS, however, final determination as to the appropriate categorization of these courses under Section IV will be made by NYS-OASAS. For clarification, contact the OASAS Credentialling 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 IV cover the areas of:
- Counselor ethics
- Counselor-client relationships
- Confidentiality/legal issues
- Counselor wellness

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

The courses in Section IV include (please note that you need only complete 45 hours of the following courses to complete Section IV requirements):

Course Name

Hours

Tuition

Client/Counselor Interaction

18

$250

Countertransference: It's Impact on the Counseling Process

12

$175

Ethical Dilemmas in Substance Abuse

6

$95

Ethics And Confidentiality in Professional Practice

15

$215

Maintaining Healthy Boundaries With Clients

6

$95

Strategies for Engaging the Difficult Client

15

$215

Training in the Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

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.