The Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) is an evaluation tool that assesses students’ competence of foundational, counseling-related knowledge. The CPCE is designed to assess students who have completed graduate-level courses; courses that are grounded primarily in a counseling curriculum.
Attached below is a FAQ sheet about the CPCE:
The National Counselor Examination is a 200- question, multiple-choice, non-sectioned examination representing each of the original eight CACREP content areas, and six domains:
- Professional Practice and Ethics
- Intake, Assessment and Diagnosis
- Areas of Clinical Focus
- Treatment Planning
- Counseling Skills and Intervention
- Core Counseling Attributes
Attached below is a FAQ sheet about the NCE:
Erford, Mastering the National Counselor Examination and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination - available for checkout in the HPC office.
Rosenthal, Encyclopedia of Counseling - available for checkout in the HPC office.
NCE Practice Test: https://nationalcounselingexam.com/free-practice-exam