Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) Training Program and Credential
The computer and the telephone have long been invaluable tools in the workplace and in the home. It's not surprising that they have emerged as invaluable tools in the world of counseling as well. As distance methods have grown in popularity, the need for standards of practice and specialized counselor training has also grown. To address these issues, ReadyMinds, the leading provider of Distance Career Counseling and the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (CCE), an affiliate of the NBCC®, is pleased to announce its Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) Training Program.
involves some significant challenges. Even the most seasoned counselors
may have concerns about engaging in distance work with their clients.
These concerns might include:
The ReadyMinds Distance Credentialed Counselor Training Program is designed to address these concerns and help counselors to incorporate distance methods into their current work settings. This two-day, 15-hour training will provide intensive instruction in the use of distance techniques, with specific applications to career, school and clinical counseling specialties. Topics that will be covered include:
Requirements to ATTEND the DCC Training Program include:
Foreign Degree Equivalency Note: Candidates who have completed their degrees from a school outside of the United States must have their degree evaluated by an international transcript evaluation service and submit the results to CCE with the application. CCE accepts evaluation of non-US transcripts completed by World Education Services, Inc, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc, and American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' Office of International Education Services.
How to obtain the DCC Credential if you do not meet the requirements mentioned above.
An individual must
successfully complete the DCC Training Program and TAR document. You will
receive an official letter of recognition indicating successful completion
of the DCC Training, and ReadyMinds will keep this information on file
for a five-year period. You will have up to five years to obtain NCC certification
or a professional license to practice counseling or a related field in
the State or Country in which you reside or work. Once you have fulfilled
this requirement, you will be eligible to apply for the DCC Credential.