CASAC Initial Training

Helio Health Training Institute is recognized by New York State Addiction Services and Supports to provide the 350-hour initial certification and training for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors.

The full 350-hour course is divided into four sections consistent with the OASAS initial credentialing requirements.  Each section can be taken individually or consecutively, based on the student’s individual needs.

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100% Virtual August 2023

In-Person November 2023

Download CASAC Application

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

This 50-hour course offers the four required modules and meets the training/certification requirements of the ASAP-NYCB for the CRPA certification. This intensive course will cover:

10hrs of advocacy

10hrs of mentoring and education

10hrs of recovery and wellness supports

16hrs of ethics

4hrs Medication Supported Recovery

At the end of this course, participants will be eligible to apply for provisional CRPA status (CRPA-P) and sit for the ASAP-NYCB /IC&RC Peer Recovery Exam If after reviewing this information you have further questions, please email

View CRPA Application

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Program Locations

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Training Institute

518 James Street

Syracuse, NY 13203

Telephone: 315-471-1564

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Binghamton Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

249 Glenwood Road, Building One

Binghamton, NY 13905

Telephone: 607-296-3072

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Pathways of Helio Health Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

1850 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd.

Rochester, NY 14623

Telephone: 585-287-5622

24 Hours

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