Welcome to CACREP


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 860 currently accredited programs, and counting!

The 2023 Standards Revision

CACREP Appoints 2023 Standards Revision Committee

The CACREP Board of Directors at its July 2019 meeting appointed the following six-member 2023 CACREP Standards Revisions Committee:

Dana Heller Levitt, Chair
Elizabeth Boland
Thomas Field
Justin Lauka
Brandy Richeson
Le’Ann Solmonson

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The 2023 Standards Revision
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ACES Webinar: The Journey to 60: School Counselor Education Programs Transition

The CACREP 2016 Standards requires programs in all specialty areas to be 60 credits by July 1, 2023.

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Resources for Working with Veterans

For Counselors working with veterans in their communities the following resources may help you.   VA Community Provider Toolkit (https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/communityproviders/index.asp) offers free online training in various aspects of military culture and behavioral health and wellness for veteran clients. The Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program (SRM) provides free individual consultation, as well as support, and resources that promote therapeutic best practices for providers working with Veterans at risk of suicide.

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CACREP Award Winners 2019

CACREP’s Biennial awards were given out at the ACES Awards luncheon at the national conference in Seattle.

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How to Write A CACREP Self-Study Workshop in Alexandria, VA
Friday, March 13, 2020
9:00am — 5:00pm

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

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