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CACREP accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.

More and more programs are seeking CACREP accreditation. There are over 900 specialty areas and programs at 416 colleges and universities, and counting!

The 2023 Standards Revision Process

The 2023 Standards Revision Committee has begun the process of reviewing and revising the 2023 Standards. Future annoucements and opportunities for feedback will be forthcoming. Read More

The 2023 Standards Revision Process
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News

Public Notification of Accreditation Decisions: July 2021
09.14.2021

The Board met on July 8-10, 2021 and made the following July 2021 Accreditation Decisions.

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Digitally Delivered Programs
08.16.2021

The pandemic forced programs to rapidly pivot to delivering their programs by distance and integrating digital technology.

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Covid Flexibilities Expired
08.02.2021

Covid-related flexibilities with regards to maintaining CACREP Standards and Policies expired on August 15, 2021.

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Events

How to Write A CACREP Self-Study Workshop ACES National Conference 2021
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8:00am — 4:00pm

This workshop is now Full.

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CACREP Table Talk Session #1
Thursday, October 7, 2021
10:30am — 12:00pm

You are invited to participate in this one-hour session to hear directly from Board members about what’s new with CACREP and its future directions.

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CACREP Table Talk Session #2
Friday, October 15, 2021
10:00am — 11:00am

This Fall, the CACREP Board will be hosting a series of listening sessions to hear about programs’ experiences with and concerns related to digital delivery, and to answer questions that programs have about the CACREP guidance being developed.

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CACREP Table Talk Session #3
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
1:00pm — 2:00pm

You are invited to participate in this one-hour session to hear directly from Board members about what’s new with CACREP and its future directions.

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CACREP Table Talk Session #4
Thursday, November 11, 2021
4:00pm — 5:00pm

You are invited to participate in this one-hour session to hear directly from Board members about what’s new with CACREP and its future directions.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study November Workshop
Wednesday, November 3 — Thursday, November 4, 2021

This workshop is now Full.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study February Workshop
Wednesday, February 23 — Thursday, February 24, 2022

This hands-on workshop will address the process of preparing to write your CACREP Self-Study.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study March Workshop
Wednesday, March 23 — Thursday, March 24, 2022

This hands-on workshop will address the process of preparing to write your CACREP Self-Study.

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