About CRCC

The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) is the world's largest rehabilitation counseling organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. CRCC sets the standard for competent delivery of quality rehabilitation counseling services through its nationally accredited and internationally recognized Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification program and serves all rehabilitation counseling professionals through the CRCC COMMUNITY. 

  • CRCC is the world’s largest rehabilitation counseling organization with nearly 15,000 current CRCs.
  • The CRC certification program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

CRCC Strategic Vision

To achieve growth and expansion by the year 2019 where CRCC is viewed as a vital, vibrant, and influential organization whose main focus continues to support a viable and relevant CRC certification while also advancing, supporting, and welcoming the rehabilitation counseling community through a more dedicated and prominent focus on education offerings and on advocacy, at all levels. These efforts are supported by using the latest technology, advancing and promoting research, and developing alliances to support the organization and the profession.

CRC Certification

The designation of Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) is an indication of an advanced level of specialized education and training, an adherence to rigid standards of ethical practice, and an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning. Rehabilitation counselors who have earned the CRC designation possess a marketable and valued credential that distinguishes them from other counseling professionals. CRC certification also establishes a recognizable point of differentiation with employers and clients that promotes consumer confidence and protection in the workplace.

For more information, go to About CRC Certification.


CRCC's own brand of quality and engaging continuing education that offers online learning with cutting-edge courses developed and taught by experts in the field.

For more information, go to CRCC e-UNIVERSITY.

Other Designations

In addition, CRCC maintains the following designations:

  • CCRC: Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • CVE: Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist
  • CWA: Certified Work Adjustment Specialist
  • CCAA: Certified Career Assessment Associate