Free Webinar on Veteran Suicide Prevention available from VHA

Lethal Means Safety Education and Counseling for Providers is a free, online, self-paced course for healthcare providers serving Veterans in their community provided by the VHA Train. Click here for the online training webinar: Lethal Means Safety Training Recording – VHA TRAIN – an affiliate of the TRAIN Learning Network powered by the Public Health... Read More


Table Talk Session Summary

CACREP conducted a series of five Table Talk sessions between September 28, 2022 and November 13, 2022 and shared the same information at each session. Click here to read a summary of the information shared. Read More


CACREP Adopts New Accreditation Decision Options

CACREP is pleased to announce the adoption of new accreditation decisions that will go into effect January 1, 2023. Click here for the full announcement. Read More


Draft 4 of the CACREP 2024 Standards

The CACREP Standards Revision Committee (SRC) is pleased to disseminate Draft 4 of the CACREP 2024 Standards. This is the final draft for public comment. Draft 4 includes all sections: The Learning Environment, Academic Quality, Foundational Counseling Curriculum, Professional Practice, Entry-level Specialized Practice Areas, and Doctoral Standards. A copy of Draft 4 of the CACREP... Read More


Public Notification of Accreditation Decisions: July 2022

The Board met on July 7-9, 2022 and made the following July 2022 Accreditation Decisions. Read More


Moratorium on Site Visit Overrides

The CACREP Board of Directors (BOD) is placing a moratorium, effective immediately, on the procedural ability for a program to override not being recommended during the initial desk review to proceed to site visit planning. The recommendation from the initial reviewers during the desk review to proceed or not to a site visit is the... Read More


Automatic COVID Extensions End

The COVID-related automatic extension of time to accreditation for programs in site visit planning will end on July 15, 2022. CACREP will revert to its usual practice of handling extensions administratively and of programs formally submitting to the CACREP Board a request for an extension of time to accreditation. Read More


Online Definitions in Directory

CACREP is making changes in the directory listing for some programs. Traditionally, CACREP defined an online program as one in which over 50% of the coursework could be taken in an online format. With more students looking for remote learning options, we have changed our online program characteristics to include only those degree programs that... Read More


CACREP Establishes Closure/Teach-Out Procedures

For institutions that will be closing a part of their CACREP-accredited offerings, CACREP has established a new procedure for notification and reporting. This will cover all closures from a campus site to an institutional closure. The first step is submission of a Program Closure Substantive Change Notification, which alerts the CACREP office and provides basic... Read More


CACREP Quality Assurance in Digital Delivery

The Covid-19 pandemic forced counseling programs to rapidly pivot to digitally deliver their programs. Now many seek to make permanent these temporary changes. CACREP is ensuring accredited programs have a common, shared understanding of digital delivery while identifying key components required in providing ethically and pedagogically-sound digitally delivered programs. To ensure continued compliance with CACREP... Read More