ERIC Number: EJ1011487
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs: Promoting Quality in Counselor Education
Urofsky, Robert I.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v91 n1 p6-14 Jan 2013
Much has changed for the counseling profession in the 30 years since the founding of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP, the primary specialized accreditor for the counseling profession, has been an influential participant in the growing recognition and professionalization of counseling. This article offers an overview of CACREP and accreditation and addresses some primary issues confronting CACREP, counselor preparation programs, and, in some instances, overall U.S. higher education.
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education, Educational Trends, Certification, Professional Identity, Economic Climate, Recognition (Achievement), Standards, Federal Aid, Mental Health, Agency Cooperation, Political Issues, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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