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I.A.C.C. Examination

   I.A.C.C. CERTIFIED CLINICAL COUNSELOR

Certified Clinical Counselors are qualified to conduct the following areas of clinical assessment and counseling-therapy including a mental status examination, psychological social history evaluation, etiologic formulation, psychodynamic formulation, treatment disposition, systematic treatment plan and treatment recommendations. Certified Clinical Counselors have successfully written the Qualifying examination with the Administration of Christian Clinical Counselors.



   QUALIFYING EXAMINATION
     FOR REGISTERED CERTIFIED CLINICAL COUNSELOR

In most professional counseling associations, application for registered clinical counselor designations normally does not require a written examination for qualification. The I.A.C.C. requires satisfactory performance of a written examination as one of the criteria used to identify professionals who are certified for clinical designation.

Testing is authorized by the International Administration of Clinical Counselors and covers the following areas:

   Clinical Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Suicide Assessment and Prevention.
   The Counseling Process and Therapeutic Interventions.
   Loss and Grief Counseling.
   Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills,
   Working Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
   Professional Ethical Standards and Legal Liability.
   Fee Assessment, Professional Accountability, and Referral.
   Initial Client Contact, Maintaining and Determining the Length of Counseling, Evaluation of Progress, and Closure.
   Awareness of one's own significant conflicts and losses.



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