John Crepsac, LCSW, ICADC
VP of PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT
John Crepsac is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) with over thirty years of experience addressing mental health and substance abuse issues in both the public and private sectors. He has a long history of working with high profile and high net worth individuals and families, and understands the hidden stress that often comes with fame and fortune. Mr. Crepsac has worked as a Treating Clinician with the NFL’s Substances of Abuse Program for over fifteen years, where he’s provided comprehensive care for professional athletes and their families. In addition to the NFL, Mr. Crepsac has been a workplace consultant for a variety of New York based financial corporations and labor unions.
Mr. Crepsac began his career in the mid at the renowned Payne Whitney Clinic of New York Hospital, and has worked at a number of well known and well regarded inpatient and outpatient centers including Beth Israel Medical Center’s program at Stuyvesant Square
Mr. Crepsac is the former BATC Executive Director with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) where he maintained a primarily clinical role with statewide policy-influencing responsibilities aimed at reducing substance related morbidity and mortality. In terms of academic appointments, Mr. Crepsac is currently an adjunct professor of social work at the graduate centers of both Adelphi University and New York University, where he lectures extensively on drug and alcohol policy, cultural competence, and the strengths-based approach. Mr. Crepsac maintains a clinical and consultantship practice in New York where he is personally and professionally committed to helping individuals, communities, and organizations increase their capacity for effectively addressing substance related issues through education, advocacy, policy implementation, and clinical interventions.