Two Argosy University Campuses Receive CACREP Accreditation for Graduate Programs

01 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET from Argosy University

ORANGE, Calif., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has granted accreditation to the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Argosy University, Dallas and the Doctor of Education in Counselor Education & Supervision program at Argosy University, Chicago. 

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Argosy University, Chicago is also accredited by CACREP.

CACREP accreditation is recognition that the programs' quality meets the standards set by the counseling profession and is among the highest commendations that an academic program can receive in the counseling field. As stated by CACREP, "Accreditation in the United States is a unique peer review system of quality assurance. For CACREP, this means that programs voluntarily submit a self-study that is reviewed against the CACREP Standards by counselors and counselor educators to ensure that students receive a quality educational experience."

"We are proud to have our programs and faculty recognized for their work and diligence in guiding our students in the development of the attitudes, knowledge, and skills required for the ethical provision of quality professional counseling services in line with the rigorous standards of CACREP," says Dr. Joffrey Suprina, associate professor and dean of the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences at Argosy University.

As a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), CACREP grants accredited status to graduate-level programs in the professional counseling field. The CACREP scope of accreditation includes: addiction counseling; career counseling; clinical mental health counseling; marriage, couple and family counseling; school counseling, student affairs and college counseling; and counselor education and supervision.

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Argosy University, Dallas
The Argosy University, Dallas Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)535-5990.

Argosy University, Chicago
The Argosy University, Chicago EdD in Counselor Education & Supervision degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)535-5990.

The Argosy University, Chicago Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs can be contacted at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 535-5990 (www.cacrep.org). Currently the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by CACREP under the 2001 Standards as a Community Counseling program. The CACREP 2009 standards combine the Community Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling standards into standards for Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs. The counseling department intends to seek accreditation for this program as a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program when it comes up for re-accreditation, per CACREP guidelines.

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