Exponents: Center for Personal & Professional Development: “The Center”
The Exponents Center for Personal & Professional Development (“The Center”), established in 2011, builds upon a rich history of training dedicated to providing human services professionals with cutting-edge tools to sharpen their skills and enhance their competencies. Our training are designed to provide the latest information and skills in a changing landscape of behavioral health professional services. The Center is a certified educational provider for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)-Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) credentialing program. Additionally, we are authorized to provide the Recovery Coach certification as a CCAR-certified Trainer, as well as the educational requirements for the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate credential.
Enrollment & Graduation
*Since our establishment in 2011, The Center has successfully graduated over 375 students from our 350 Hour CASAC Training program.
*Over 87% percent of our graduate have been placed into career-related internships and full time employment.
*90% of our current CASAC students receive vocational and case management services, including crisis intervention, work readiness training, resume preparation and interviewing preparation.
*Monthly student progress reports and transcripts are regularly provided.
*Over 200 participants have completed Recovery Coach Training at Exponents Center.
CASAC Training Program:
Our diverse environment welcomes everyone interested in receiving CASAC Training. We provide two training tracks for students who are interested in entering the Behavioral Health workforce and for those who are working and looking to enhance their skills in the workplace:
*Full time day classes-five (5) months-Monday through Thursday, 9:30am to 2:30pm.
*Part Time evening classes seven (7) months-Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings-6:00pm-9:00pm.
*Interactive Student Engagement.
Preparing for the Future: The “CASAC to College Initiative”
*The Exponents Center is pleased to launch its “CASAC to College” Initiative”. This programs designed to enhance the employability of our CASAC graduates by elevating their educational resume. In collaboration with Empire State College, Exponents Center CASAC graduates will receive college credits for their study at Exponents towards their pursuit of an Associate of Arts or a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Special admission and financial aid protocols have been established to assist Exponents students.
Tuition & Financial Aid:
*Over 95% of our students receive need-based, tuition assistance. We also work with employer-based tuition reimbursement programs as well as affordable self-pay payment plans.
Community Partners & Internship Opportunities:
The Center has partnered with and received support from various community based organizations to train. The Center’s graduates through internships in skills that employers are looking for!
Our community partners include:
*Brooklyn Recovery Center-Brooklyn New York
Exodus Transitional Community-Manhattan
New York Therapeutic Communities-Brooklyn
Odyssey House-New York City
Samaritan Village: New York City
For further Information Please Contact:
Joseph Turner, Vice-President
Exponents Center for Personal & Professional Development
2 Washington Street
New York, NY 10004
(212) 243-3434, ext. 139
Disclaimer: This information is taken directly from the Exponents pamphlet. Please call them directly for more information.