Now Accepting 2021 CACREP Award Nominations

The Carol Bobby Pioneer Award for Visionary Leadership recognizes a doctoral student in a CACREP-accredited counselor education and supervision program who embodies visionary leadership aligned with CACREP’s core values. Nominees are limited to doctoral students in CACREP-accredited counselor education and supervision programs. Award recipient will receive a stipend to cover conference registration and travel expenses... Read More


New Board Members Selected 2021

The CACREP Board is pleased to announce the following individuals have been selected to serve on the Board for five-years terms. Their terms begin July, 1 2021. Read More


Fall 2020 Table Talks Summary

During October and November 2020, the CACREP Board hosted five virtual Table Talk sessions which were collectively well attended. The items discussed in those sessions are summarized here. Read More


Exciting News on Occupational Series and VA Hiring

New Law Opens the Federal Government to Mental Health Counselors. President Trump signed legislation (S. 785) mandating the creation of federal government classification for mental health counselors and encouraging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase hiring of the profession on October 17, 2020. National counseling organizations have spent almost 20 years seeking development... Read More


Public Notice of Accreditation Decisions: July 2020

The Board met on July 9-11, 2020 and made the following July 2020 Accreditation Decisions Read More


Message from CACREP Board Chair

Dear Counseling Community, The COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted our world, nation, and profession into an unparalleled era. It has tested our strength, innovation, and resilience. The CACREP Board of Directors and staff continue to vigilantly monitor this ever-evolving situation; seek to be as accommodating as possible within the parameters of the CACREP standards; and respond... 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


Federal Requirement for Professional Licensure Disclosure

A new federal rule went into effect on July 1, 2020 that requires all institutions of higher education, receiving federal financial aid, to inform students if they will be qualified to practice in the state where they are situated upon graduation. This rule is applicable to every profession that requires a license to practice in... Read More


CACREP Site Visit Planning Update

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CACREP cancelled all In-Person Site Visits (IPVs) scheduled for Spring 2020. CACREP is temporarily and selectively offering to eligible counseling programs approved for site visit planning the option to participate in a virtual site visit (VSV) in lieu an in-person visit (IPV). The VSVs will emulate to the extent... Read More


Public Notice of Accreditation Decision: January 2020

The Board met on January 16-18, 2020 and made the following January 2020 Accreditation Decisions Read More