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Hudson Valley Community College To Offer Prep Course For Addiction Counselor Certification Exam

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Hudson Valley Community College will offer an intensive one-day workshop on Saturday, May 8, for those interested in taking the upcoming New York State exam to become a certified addiction counselor.

The course, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college's Workforce Development Institute, will cover the key areas for success on the certification exam. Workshop participants will discuss test-taking strategy for the oral and written parts of the Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) exam.

For more information or to register, call the Workforce Development Institute at 629-4827. The cost for the workshop is $119, and includes all materials.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.