Certified Education and Training Providers
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Overview

Through its Education and Training Provider Certification process, OASAS reviews course work and training offered through accredited colleges or universities; governmental agencies; professional organizations; training institutes; in-service training programs; qualified trainers; distance learning providers; or special events/conferences to ensure the qualifications of instructors, relevance of coursework for OASAS credentialed individuals, and compliance with Part 853  (Credentialing of Addictions Professionals) Regulations.

If you are interested in becoming a Certified Education and Training Provider, first determine which type of certification and application is right for you.

CASAC 350-Hour

College and University-Based

Community-Based

CPS 120-Hour and CPP 250-Hour

Gambling Curriculum

Individual Coursework

SBIRT Provider

Train the Trainer

The OASAS Training unit offers free, regional Train-the-Trainer (TTT) programs for local trainers interested in delivering OASAS curricula, as follows:

  • Information requested in the application includes experience in the addiction field and in the specific TTT topic; and appropriate qualifications as a trainer.
  • Applications will be reviewed, the need for the training and the number of active trainers in the specified region is assessed and TTT participants are selected to attend.
  • Trainers selected to then attend the TTT training which consists of an overview of the Training Manual's framework and content, practice presentations and are provided guidance on how to plan and deliver the curriculum.

Faculty Certification

To obtain Faculty certification in a curriculum, the trainer must: present two scheduled trainings of the curriculum to a combined total of 30 trainees in the trainer's region, at no cost; submit evaluations for at least 90 percent of the total number of trainees, as indicated on attendance rosters; and receive, at a minimum, an overall satisfactory rating by trainees.

To maintain Faculty certification in a curriculum, the Faculty Member must: present two scheduled trainings of the curriculum during the three-year certification period to at least 50 participants; submit evaluations from at least 90 percent of the total number of trainees, as indicated on attendance rosters; and receive, at a minimum, an overall satisfactory rating by trainees.