Exam Performance

To better prepare counselors for work in the field and improve performance on credentialing examinations, OASAS tracks, analyzes, and publishes general data regarding candidate performance in various test areas.

The following is a breakdown of exam performance by category for the most recent Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP) and Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS) candidates.

 

CASAC Exam Performance - October 1-December 31, 2019

New York State pass rate: 67%

International pass rate: 70%

Total of New York State candidates: 180

Category Breakdown

Category

Performance

Domain 1:

Screening, Assessment and Engagement

68.34%

Domain 2

Treatment Planning, Collaboration and Referral

73.44%

Domain 3

Counseling

67.54%

Domain 4

Professional and Ethical Responsibilities

74.46%

 

CPP/CPS Exam Performance - October 1-December 31, 2019

New York State pass rate: 86%

International pass rate: 85%

Total New York State candidates: 7

Category Breakdown

Category

Performance

Domain 1:

Planning & Evaluation

79.14%

Domain 2:

Prevention Education & Service Delivery

73%

Domain 3:

Communication

75.14%

Domain 4:

Community Organization

73.71%

Domain 5:

Public Policy & Environmental Change

79%

Domain 6:

Professional Growth & Responsibility

64.57%