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. A 5-person panel of faculty from school counselor education programs shared their experiences in successfully navigating curricula modifications, institutional-level requirements and challenges, and the benefits of these changes to their programs and students in making the transition... Read More


Resources for Working with Veterans

For Counselors working with veterans in their communities the following resources may help you.   VA Community Provider Toolkit ( 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... Read More


CACREP Award Winners 2019

CACREP’s Biennial awards were given out at the ACES Awards luncheon at the national conference in Seattle. The CACREP Award for Excellence in Advocacy named after its inaugural recipient Martin Ritchie in 2014 recognizes individuals who engage in superlative advocacy efforts on behalf of CACREP and its vision, mission, and values, which ultimately serve to... Read More


New CACREP Website Launched!

On October 3, CACREP launched a new design for the website – the first in 10 years! With this update a lot of things have changed and some folks might not feel comfortable right away. We want to take a bit of time to run through a lot of the upgrades we see with this... Read More


Public Notice of Accreditation Decisions: July 2019

The Board met on July 11-13, 2019 and made the following July 2019 Accreditation Decisions. Read More


Plymouth State University Conducts Interdisciplinary Trauma Exercise

CACREP is a member of the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative, which promotes interdisciplinary training in the health professions. The following is an example of a training event that brought together several departments at Plymouth State University. <nbsp;><nbsp;> Plymouth State University – Disaster Drill Training Event by Mike Mariska, PhD, NCC, LCMHC On May 1st, 2019,... Read More


Updates on the Argosy Transition

CACREP has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation at Argosy University and was in communication with students, faculty, and administration up until it ceased operations on March 8th 2019. This final closure impacted CACREP-accredited programs at five locations, and came on the heels of the closure of accredited programs at five other locations in... Read More


Information on CACREP-Accredited Programs Accepting Argosy Student Transfers

Please see updates on our new Resources for the Argosy Transtion Page Read More


CACREP and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

This article addresses five frequently asked questions concerning CACREP and CAEP accreditation. What is the difference between CACREP accreditation and CAEP accreditation? What are the implications of the shared commonality between CACREP and CAEP for programs with CACREP-accredited counseling specializations? Are all CACREP-accredited counseling specializations exempt from the CAEP review process? What happens when a... Read More


Remembering Joe

Written by Carol Bobby, former President & CEO, CACREP Click here to jump to video tribute on our Youtube Channel Joe Kandor, the 3rd chair of the CACREP Board of Directors, died on July 24, 2018.  He was the longest serving member on the CACREP Board having served a total of 7 ½ years by... Read More