Supervision Foundations Training
OASAS will be requiring completion of thirty hours of approved clinical supervision training to get Advanced and Master Counselor status.
Clinical Supervision Foundations I is a 14 hour, free, online training available HERE
Foundations of Clinical Supervision II is a 16 hours in-person training. OASAS is working hard to make these accessible all across the State, so CHECK THIS LINK often for an updated list.
For the 9/20-9/22/2017 Training in Ellenville CLICK HERE
On January 1, 2017, all existing CASACs were upgraded to the CASAC Level 2 status. Though new certificates were not issued, the new level appears on the OASAS credentialing verification page.
Also, until July 1, 2018, a grandparenting period is being offered for the CASAC Level 2. Individuals who become eligible to receive the CASAC before that date will be grandparented to the CASAC Level 2, regardless of education level.
Beginning July 2, 2018, however, individuals will be required to obtain an associate's degree in an approved human services field to receive the CASAC Level 2.
In addition, a grandparenting period for the Advanced Counselor will be offered for the period January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020. To be eligible, completion of 4000 hours of work experience as a clinical supervisor (gained within 5 years of submission of the renewal application), and 30 hours of Clinical Supervision Foundations I and II training, regardless of education level, will be required. At the conclusion of the grandfathering period, a bachelor's degree and 30 hours of Clinical Supervision Foundations I and II training must be gained to receive the Advanced Counselor.
There will be no grandfathering period for the Master Counselor. Effective January 1, 2018, a master's degree in an approved human services field, completion of 30 hours of Clinical Supervision Foundations I and II training, and 3 years (6000 hours) of qualifying work experience are required to be eligible.
Beginning January 1, 2018, you can apply for the CASAC level for which you are qualified at the time of renewal as follows:
CASAC (Level 1) - GED or High School Level Education
CASAC (Level 2) - Associate's Degree in a Human Services field
Advanced CASAC - Bachelor's Degree and completion of 30 hours of Clinical Supervision Foundations I and II training
Master CASAC - Master's Degree in a Human Services field, 6000 hours of Clinical Supervision Work Experience, and 30 hours of Clinical Supervision Foundations I and II training
The opportunity to apply for a specific scope of practice will only be offered at the time of any renewal occurring on or after January 1, 2018. At that time, you will be provided with a new application which details the requirements and instructions to apply for the appropriate scope of practice.
Location: SAMARITAN DAYTOP VILLAGE, 751 BRIGGS HIGHWAY, ELLENVILLE, NY 845-557-8713
Dates: SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2017
Times: 1ST DAY REGISTRATION: 8:30 AM
9 AM-4:30 PM FIRST TWO DAYS
9 AM-1:30 PM FINAL DAY
Trainers: QUETCY ALEXANDER-YOUNG and NICK ROES
Course Description:This 30-hour combined on-line and classroom training developed by the Addiction Technology Transfer Center, will meet the thirty (30) hour Clinical Supervision training requirement for the Advanced Counselor and Master Counselor status in the OASAS Substance Use Disorder Scopes of Practice, and recognizes the crucial role of Clinical Supervision in quality assurance of program services.
Clinical Supervision, when properly implemented, improves client care, develops clinical skills, and improves the knowledge and professionalism of clinical personnel. It is paramount in imparting and maintaining ethical standards in the addictions profession.
The instructional design consists of completing a 14-hour clinical supervision course found at the link below: http://healtheknowledge.org/course/index.php?categoryid=56
Followed by 16 hours of classroom training. This training meets the established OASAS standards for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC renewal), Credentialed Prevention Professional/Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPP/CPS initial section 3 and renewal).
Who Should Attend:
Active supervisors in OASAS Certified programs, (CASAC-T, CASAC/G, LMSW, LCSW, CRC, LMHC’s, etc.)
Questions may be directed to:
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