Below are some resources and descriptions of various organizations
for your reference.
Board of Certified Counselors
NBCC focuses on promoting quality counseling through certification.
We promote professional counseling to private and government organizations.
NBCC's certification program recognizes counselors who have
met predetermined standards in their training, experience, and performance
on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification
(NCE), the most portable credentialing examination in counseling.
NBCC has over 38,000 certified counselors. These counselors live
and work in the US and over 40 countries. Our examinations are used
by more than 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam to credential
counselors on a state level.
Registry of Professional counselors and Paraprofessionals
The purpose of The Registry is to promote the advancement of
quality counseling and service delivery practice by identifying
professional and paraprofessional practitioners who meet certain
defined standards and have voluntarily sought and obtained Registry
Individuals listed in this directory must have obtained minimum
standards in four areas: experience, education, examination and
ethics. Each page lists the standards for each of the four specialty
areas: Professional Counselor, Professional Career Counselor, Professional
Rehabilitation Counselor and Career Paraprofessional.
ACA enables professional counselors and educators help clients and
students with the challenges that they face each and every day.
For more than fifty years, the American Counseling Association has
dedicated itself to providing resources, services, products and
information to professional counselors.
Association of Senior Move Managers
NASMM is a non-profit, professional association of organizations
dedicated to helping older adults and their families with the physical
and emotional aspects of moving. Our members are committed to maximizing
the dignity and autonomy of older adults as they transition from
one living environment to another.