Information for Continuing Education Providers

The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) believes that individuals certified as rehabilitation counselors (CRC) or vocational assessment professionals (CVE, CWA, or CCAA) must continue to expand their skills to enhance the quality of services they provide.

Rehabilitation Counseling

  • To maintain certification, CRCs must renew their certification every 5 years via continuing education (CE) or re-examination. 
  • The continuing education requirement prescribes that 100 hours of continuing education – including a minimum of 10 hours in ethics – must be completed within the current five-year period. 
  • CRCC qualifies all continuing education submissions for approval and accumulation toward certification renewal.

Vocational Evaluation and Assessment

  • To maintain certification, CVEs, CWAs, or CCAAs must renew their certification every 5 years via continuing education.
  • The continuing education requirement prescribes that 80 hours of continuing education must be completed within the current 5-year period. CRCC and qualifies all continuing education submissions for approval and accumulation toward certification renewal.

Pre-Approvals

Organizations providing continuing education may choose to have their programs pre-approved by CRCC.

CE Pre-Approval Manuals provide full details about approval categories & requirements, the approval process, relevant fees, and all corresponding applications.


CE Pre-Approval Benefits

CRCC’s pre-approval process assures that high quality CE programs are being offered to enhance individual expertise to better serve the client population and to help qualify for certification renewal.

CRCC pre-approvals are valid for 12 consecutive months from the program date, regardless of calendar year. Programs must be renewed to qualify in subsequent periods.