News

04.14.2021

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

04.13.2021

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

03.24.2021

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

03.18.2021

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

03.01.2021

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

02.10.2021

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

02.01.2021

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

10.19.2020

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

09.18.2020

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

08.13.2020

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