ERIC Number: ED364782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Credentialing in Counseling.
Bradley, Fred O., Ed.
This document discusses all aspects of credentialing from both a past and present perspective, considers the future of counselor credentialing, and provides a synopsis of the credentialing movement in counseling. Seven chapters are included: (1) "Counselor Credentialing: Purpose and Origin" (Thomas J. Sweeney); (2) "Counselor Certification" (Donald V. Forrest and Lloyd A. Stone); (3) "Historical Antecedents and Current Status of Counselor Licensure" (Thomas W. Hosie); (4) "Accreditation in Counselor Education" (Michael K. Altekruse and Joe Wittmer); (5) "A View From the Profession: What We Think of Where We Are" (Donald C. Waterstreet); (6) "Concerns about Accreditation and Credentialing: A Personal View" (Kenneth B. Hoyt); and (7) "An Argument for Credentialing" (Theodore P. Remley). Also included are four appendices. "A Summary of Counselor Credentialing Legislation" (Carol S. Vroman and John W. Bloom) is contained in appendix A. Appendices B, C, and D contain a list of professional certifying bodies, a list of Council for Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) approved programs, and a graphic representation of the CACREP accreditation process. (NB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, Counselor Educators, Counselor Training, Counselors, Credentials, Higher Education, Standards
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Alexandria, VA.