Addictions Certificate—Hudson Valley

19 Baker Avenue, Suite 400
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Select one of two options and complete the CASAC-T education requirements by August 2015:

For Graduate Students of Adelphi University who have completed an elective in Addictions (Adelphi-SW727)

PAC 1- 45 clock hours
May 11- August 3, 2015
Monday evenings 12 classes, 5:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Total Cost: $1850
(Includes $350 deposit)

For all other postgraduate students who have not completed an elective in addiction and need to complete Section 1 of NYS OASAS training:

PAC 2-85 clock hours
May 11- August 3, 2015
Monday evenings 12 classes, 5:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. and blended online coursework
Workshop included: “Group Counseling and Self Help Approaches in Addiction” on August 11, 2015 from 5:30-9:15 pm
Total Cost $2450
(Includes $950 deposit)

Payment Plan

We offer a payment plan for those who wish to pay in installments:

  • $350 deposit for PAC 1, $950 for PAC 2
  • $500 by May 20
  • $500 by June 20
  • $500 by July 20

Lead Faculty

Tom Quinn PhD, LCSW, is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. He has experience as a clinician and director of OASAS community outpatient and residential treatment programs. He also has experience as the director of a network of outpatient mental clinics before joining Veterans Affairs. He has conducted research on effective treatment for substance use disorders. Dr. Quinn teaches the prevention and treatment of chemical dependency for Adelphi University, Hudson Valley program. He is a graduate of Adelphi University School of Social Work and received a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany.

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Cancellation Policy

No refund can be made for cancellation seven or fewer working days before the onset of the postgraduate certificate program.  Cancellations occurring more than seven working days before the onset of the program will result in a refund less the amount of the deposit.  Requests for refunds must be received in writing.

Disclaimer: The University reserves the right to cancel this or any program due to insufficient enrollment.  Registrants will be notified and full refunds will be issued.


For further information, please contact:

Audrey Freshman, Ph.D., LCSW, CASAC
Director, Office of Professional and Continuing Education
Social Work Building, Room 235
p – 516.877.4339
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