Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Exam Study Resources
NYS OASAS is now administering CASAC and Prevention examinations in computer-based format only.
- Examination preparation materials may be obtained by visiting the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) website.
- Technical Assistance Publication Series 21 - Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice - This publication is available free-of-charge and may be ordered on-line from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI).
- The OASAS Training Catalog includes training offered by OASAS and its Certified Education and Training Providers.
- The Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Written Exam: A Preparation Curriculum is a free 100-page preparation curriculum available on the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals (TCBAP) website. The TCBAP developed this curriculum for their candidates as an independent self-study guide and to facilitate discussion in study groups. You may find this document helpful as a study aid.
- The Florida Certification Board (FCB) has developed an IC&RC Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor Examination (AODA) Study Guide. You may purchase a copy by visiting the Comprehensive Educational Services website.
- ReadyToTest.com was developed to assist individuals who are working to obtain a credential (licensure or certification) as an addiction professional. Study guides, an online practice exam, and other review materials may be purchased by visiting their website.