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CRC/CCRC Certification Renewal
believes that individuals certified as rehabilitation counselors (CRC,
CCRC, CRC-MAC, or CRC-CS) must continue to expand their skills to
enhance the quality of services they provide. The CRCC conducts a Role
and Function Study every 5 years to ensure the CRC certification process
accurately reflects current rehabilitation counseling practices.
Consequently, to maintain their certification status, CRCs and CCRCs must renew their certification every 5 years, thus ensuring CRCs continue to serve their clients most effectively.
Certification renewal, or recertification, may be obtained in one of two ways:
Option 1: By earning 100 hours of continuing education, of which 10 must be in Ethics
Option 2: Through re-examination (available to CRCs only)
Complete criteria for certification renewal via both the continuing education and re-examination options is detailed in CRCC’s Criteria for Certification Renewal and Continuing Education Manual.
View or Print CRC/CCRC Criteria for Certification Renewal and Continuing Education manual
Go to CRC/CCRC Continuing Education Page
Go to CRC Re-Examination Page
All certification renewals must be completed through the CRCC Online Portal. Online renewal applications are available approximately 4 months prior to the certification "valid-through" date. A tutorial, "Renewing Certification," is available both here and on the Portal to help guide you through the process.
Check Your Certification and Renewal Date?
CRCC requires certification renewal at five-year intervals from the date of initial certification. To verify your exact certification date and corresponding 5-year certification renewal deadline, simply access your on-line account profile by clicking here.
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