Since 1981, CACREP has served as the premier accrediting organization of the Counseling profession, currently accrediting over 870 graduate programs in counseling and its specialty areas at over 400 institutions in the United States and throughout the world. CACREP’s mission is to promote the professional competence of counseling and related practitioners which is accomplished, in part, through the development of preparation standards. The CACREP standards were developed and have been maintained by professional counselor educators and practitioners. The standards represent the Counseling profession’s minimum knowledge and skill areas required to enter the profession. Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a quality assurance provider, CACREP is a national partner in public protection.
Program Evaluation and Outcomes