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Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action Requirement for CACREP accreditation for educational programs
Comment Period Ends 7/1/2015
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6/28/15  12:35 pm
Commenter: Barbara Byers Atlantic Vocational Services, Inc

Strongly oppose CACREP only

Limiting licensing education to only CACREP accredited schools is a disservice to the citizens of Virginia. CACREP may at any point disassociate from CORE which will bar any graduate from a CORE accredited school from pursuing licensure. This means that there will be no licensed counselors trained to serve people with disabilities who understand the unique needs of the population CORE trained counselors do serve. Both CORE and CACREP should be specifically named in the regulation. Core should not be listed merely as an affiliate at the mercy of cacrep's whims. 

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