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09.22.2022

Spots Available at the September 28 Self-Study Workshop at NCACES

There are spots available for the September 28 in-person Self Study workshop at the NCACES conference in Omaha Nebraska. This hands-on workshop, designed for new applicants or programs that have limited knowledge of and/or experience with the CACREP process, will address the process of preparing to write your CACREP Self-study. It covers the initial planning... Read More

08.11.2022

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

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

03.14.2022

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

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

08.16.2021

Digitally Delivered Programs

The pandemic forced programs to rapidly pivot to delivering their programs by distance and integrating digital technology. With a new understanding of and appreciation for digital delivery, programs are seeking to make permanent changes that were made in the interim during the past year and a half. In order for programs to remain in good... Read More

08.02.2021

COVID Flexibilities Expired

COVID-related flexibilities with regards to maintaining CACREP Standards and Policies expired on August 15, 2021. Effective August 16, 2021, programs must end all COVID-19 temporary accommodations and return to the status approved by CACREP as in their most recent CACREP accreditation decision letter. Programs will have a grace period until July 15, 2022 to return... Read More