CACREP Mourns Loss of Two Strong Supporters

CACREP is saddened by and mourns the loss of two strong supporters of CACREP and professional counselor education accreditation. We send our condolences to each of their families at this sad time. Dr. Robert L. Smith served on the CACREP Board from 1988 – 1991 for the National Career Development Association and from 1991 –... Read More


Board Openings Beginning 2022

CACREP Announces Board openings for two Counselor Educator positions and a Counseling Practitioner position beginning July 1, 2022.  Opportunities for Counselors and Counselor Educators to serve on the CACREP Board. The deadline for application is October 29, 2021. CACREP Board CE Member Position Opening 2022 Applicants for the Counselor Educator position must be employed full... Read More


2020-2021 Leadership Essay Contest: Co-sponsored by CACREP and CSI

For the seventh year, CACREP and Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) have co-sponsored a Leadership Essay Contest. Our two organizations have a strong history of mutual support and cooperative relationships, with a dual focus on enhancing the counseling profession through recognition of excellence in our field. For the 2020-2021 Leadership Essay Contest, participants were invited to... Read More


ANNOUNCEMENT: Extension of Amnesty Deadline

The Covid-19 amnesty period is extended until August 15, 2021. During this time programs are not required to submit a Substantive Change report of accommodations,  for the following:  CACREP STANDARDS: 3.G    Practicum students complete at least 40 clock hours of direct service with actual clients that contributes to the development of counseling skills. 3.K    Internship... Read More


Covid-19 Special Report Quantitative Data Summary

CACREP thanks all program liaisons who completed the mandatory Covid-19 Special Report; shared the submitted information with all appropriate parties within your respective institutions; and secured the additional affirmation by your designated institution or program administrator. The Special Report serves to memorialize the specific impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on each program and the... Read More


Public Notification of Accreditation Decisions: January 2021

The Board met on January 14-16, 2020 and made the following January 2021 Accreditation Decisions Read More


CACREP 2024 Standards Draft

The CACREP Standards Revision Committee (SRC) is pleased to disseminate DRAFT 1 of the CACREP 2024 Standards. DRAFT 1 reflects the SRC’s guiding principles of quality improvement and unified professional identity; new concepts, such as thresholds and plans for addressing unmet thresholds, which are defined in the glossary; and presents three sections: The Learning Environment,... Read More


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