Actions Taken Against CRCs/CCRCs

The CRCC Ethics Committee routinely reviews complaints against certified rehabilitation counselors alleging unethical conduct. Below is a recap of actions taken.

CRCC Ethics Committee Actions

Quantity Per Fiscal Year by Category

Fiscal Year
Cases Adjudicated
Cease & Desist Issued
Advisory Opinion Issued

93-94

5

2

0

94-95

6

1

0

95-96

5

2

1

96-97

9

4

5

97-98

10

3

3

98-99

12

3

9

99-00

3

2

9

00-01

7

0

10

01-02

8

9

14

02-03

14

3

10

03-04

15

2

13

04-05

13

2

9

05-06

8

2

13

06-07

10

2

5

07-08

6

3

12

08-09

8

0

5

09-10

2

0

13

10-11

7

2

5

11-12

6

3

2

12-13

5

3

4

13-14

10

3

1

14-15

3

5

0

15-16

5

2

1

16-17

3

3

3

17-18

2

4

2

Notes:
1. Total CRC/CCRC population approximates 16,000 certificants.
2. Higher 96-97 and 97-98 actions taken partially reflect a review of actions taken by licensure boards against CRCs.

Quantity of Actions by Category Fiscal Year 1994 to Date

Letter of Instruction* 15
Reprimand 11
Probation  8
Suspension  7
Revocation 27


* Not available until 1998, Letter of Instruction is not a sanction but may be used when minor violations occur.

Topics That Arise Most Frequently in Connection With Ethics Cases

  • Roles and Relationships Boundaries
  • Client Rights and Welfare
  • Honest and Responsible Conduct
  • Knowledge of Ethics and the Law
  • Forensic and Evaluation Practices
  • Secure and Accurate Record Keeping