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This clear and concise study guide provides sample examinations and guidance for counsellors who wish to become certified by either the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education (CACREP) or the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the major counsellor accreditation institutions in the United States. This Second Edition brings up to date the names of key organizations, and adds new information relevant to changes in the counsellor certification exam.

Professional Orientation
Professional orientation

Professional orientation includes goals and objectives of professional organizations, codes of ethics, legal considerations, standards of preparation, certification, and licensing and role identity of counselors and other services specialists. (Loesch & Vacc, 1986 p. 14)

Professional Organizations

Only recently has counseling come to be considered a profession rather than an occupation. Since its emergence early in the 20th century, counseling has drawn from other social sciences such as psychology, ...

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