Both APA and CACREP
standards provide graduate programs with general guidelines regarding content areas that should be covered by the curriculum, but little specificity about which theories and models to address in the classroom.
The draft clinical rehabilitation counseling standards from CACREP
licensed to CORE affirm that the clinical rehabilitation counselor "recognizes the importance of family in the provision of those services, for and treatment of people with disabilities" (p.
Accreditation by CACREP
, which is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), provides recognition that the content and quality of an educational program has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession.
3%) graduated from a master's program that was accredited by CACREP
A master's degree or doctoral degree in counseling from a mental health counseling program or clinical mental health counseling program accredited by CACREP
However, researchers have given little attention to exploring the relationship between these two paradigms among African American graduate students in CACREP
accredited counseling programs.
These findings raise four concerns for counselor educators and supervisors in CACREP
The 20/20 representatives, which included such groups as CACREP
, NBCC, Chi Sigma Iota, and the divisions of ACA (including the ASCA leadership), identified seven principles "critical to the mission of continuing to move the counseling profession forward" (ACA, 2010).
development remains a core content area in CACREP
The questionnaire included queries about the preparedness of faculty to teach in this area, the importance of spirituality in the role of the rehabilitation counselor, and their familiarity with the CACREP
accreditation status, credit hours completed, and
And, even though the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP
) exists, not all school counseling programs are CACREP