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04.26.2022

CACREP 2024 Standards Draft 3

The CACREP Standards Revision Committee (SRC) is pleased to disseminate DRAFT 3 of the CACREP 2024 Standards. Draft 3 includes all sections: The Learning Environment, Academic Quality, Foundational Curriculum, Professional Practice, Specialized Practice Areas, Doctoral Standards, and the Glossary. This draft reflects the SRC’s guiding principles of quality improvement and unified professional identity; consideration of... Read More

04.07.2022

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

03.18.2022

Newly Announced Federal Mental Health Grants

The Department of Health and Human Services announced $35 million in funding opportunities across seven grant programs intended to improve mental health services and suicide prevention efforts for children and young adults. Six grant programs are situated in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The two listed below have eligibility that includes... Read More

03.15.2022

Public Notification of Accreditation Decisions: January 2022

The Board met on January 13-14, 2022 and made the following January 2022 Accreditation Decisions Read More

03.14.2022

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

02.28.2022

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

02.23.2022

Revised Appeal Policy

At the February 2022 CACREP Board meeting, the following policy was revised and will go into effect July 1, 2022. 3. Policies Governing Accreditation Decisions e. Appeal Policy and Procedure Appeal Policy Decisions by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Board of Directors (Board), to deny accreditation at the conclusion... Read More

02.15.2022

New Board Members Selected 2022

At the February meeting, the CACREP Board of Directors chose three new Board members. Elected to fill the practitioner position is Mr. Jay Tift of Brentwood, Tennessee, where he owns a group practice. The two counselor educator positions have been filled by Drs. Kyla Kurian and Sonja Sutherland. Dr. Kurian is a faculty member at... Read More

12.07.2021

Farleigh Dickinson University CMHC Program Interprofessional Case Studies (IPCS)

Are you curious about Interprofessional Education, but unsure what it is or how to do it? It’s important for clinical mental health counselors (CMHCs) to competently communicate with other health professionals to ensure that their clients receive the best possible treatment outcomes. The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) addresses this... Read More

11.22.2021

Table Talk Session Summary

CACREP conducted a series of four Table Talks between October 7, 2021 and November 11, 2021. The information shared was the same at each session, however, questions asked at each session were different. Click here to read a summary of the information that was shared and followed by questions that were asked and the responses... Read More