"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 identity, visibility and accountability, and encourages professional growth. As of 2017, 15 states recognize the ACS as a supervision credential of choice.
Here is an article from the latest issue of The Professional Counselor, “Clinical Supervisors' Perceptions of Wellness: A Phenomenological View on Supervisee Wellness."