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The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates is pleased to announce the 2024 nomination period for the NBCC Servant Leadership Award. NBCC strives to recognize individuals who exemplify professional excellence in counseling and whose contributions toward expanding access to mental health services, strengthening the profession, and promoting equity in health and education have significantly impacted and advanced counseling and counselors domestically and globally.

Nominees should be members of the professional counseling community who have dedicated their lives to advancing the counseling profession through service. These unsung heroes have invested time, talents, and resources in fostering a strong counseling community by recognizing and valuing the contributions of others; promoting the power of collaboration; encouraging resiliency; and serving others as counselors, mentors, supervisors, and/or leaders.


Nomination Requirements

  • Nominators must be an NCC or CCMHC in good standing.
  • Nominees must be an NCC or CCMHC in good standing.
  • Nominees must have made service contributions to the counseling profession for 5 or more years.


Nominators can submit multiple nominations; however, they must complete a separate application for each nominee.

The deadline for nominations is Oct. 27, 2023, at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Awardees will be notified by the end of December 2023.

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