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In the spirit of promoting our efforts toward the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential and maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice for the counseling profession, the NBCC Foundation in partnership with CCE is pleased to announce the NBCC Foundation ACS Training Award. The ACS award advances the professional identity and development of counselors throughout the nation. 

Twenty (20) awards in the amount of $500 each are available.  

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:  

  • Currently hold either professional licensure that authorizes you for independent practice in a behavioral/mental health field, or the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification, issued by NBCC. Your NCC certification must have been maintained with no ethical holds or missed payments for a minimum of 1 year.  
  • Must currently hold a master’s degree or higher in a mental health field. Degrees must be from a postsecondary educational institution or program accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  
  • Have extensive clinical experience in providing mental health or substance abuse counseling services. 
  • Commit to selecting a CCE-approved ACS training within 1 year of being awarded. 
  • Commit to applying for the CCE ACS credential within 1 year of the completion date of your CCE-approved ACS training program. 

The application opens May 31, 2024, and the application deadline is Aug. 31, 2024, at 11:59 pm EDT. 

Training award winners will be announced by the end of December 2024.  

For questions, please review our Frequently Asked Questions or email foundation@nbcc.org

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CCE provides the funding for these awards, which the NBCC Foundation administers on CCE’s behalf. 



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