"ACS credential solidifies my identity as a clinical supervisor. It shows licensure boards that I not only have the education; I am qualified and credentialed to be a clinical supervisor.”—David Ford, Ph.D., NCC, ACS and Assistant Professor at James Madison University
The Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential identifies those mental health professionals who have met national professional supervision standards. The ACS promotes the clinical supervisor’s professional identify, visibility and accountability, and encourages professional growth. In 2015, 14 states recognize the ACS as a supervision credential of choice.
Beginning July 1, 2016, CCE will make several changes to the ACS credential requirements. CCE’s goal is to encourage safe and effective practice among our credential holders. In order to align with more stringent state counselor licensure standards, CCE will make the following changes to the ACS application requirements:
Questions regarding the ACS credential should be directed to CCE at +1.336.482.2856 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.