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LATEST FROM IRCEP

IRCEP on the Move: Swaziland

Steering Committee Chair, Dr. Rick Gressard, shared his most recent trip to Swaziland. “I just returned from a visit for IRCEP to Swaziland a few weeks ago. Having been to India and Singapore as well over the last couple of years, I’ve had some time to contemplate the responses we have seen to IRCEP’s vision […]

IRCEP presented in Swaziland

IRCEP facilitated a 2-hour workshop at the Southern African Association for Counselling and Development in Higher Education on September 12-14, 2016 to discuss the role that quality assurance plays in counsellor preparation and ways to promote excellence and best practice within the profession. The hands-on workshop addressed the process of preparing to write an IRCEP self-study, […]

IRCEP presenting at ACES Regional Conferences

The International Registry for Counsellor Education Programs is holding a session, Is Counselor Education Going Global? A Look at how U.S. Counseling Programs are Doing International Outreach at the following ACES Regional Conferences: NARACES Conference Saturday, September 24 10:10-11:10 AM Location: Syracuse, NY SACES Conference Friday, October 7th 3-3:50 PM Location: New Orleans, LA NCACES Conference Friday, October 21 […]

European Steering Committee Member Appointed

IRCEP selects Andreas Bienert, a doctoral candidate at Regent University, as European appointment to the Steering Committee. Andreas is originally from Austria. Andreas Bienert is a native of Austria and has lived in the United States since 2008. His bi-cultural background and focus on Community Mental Health has led him to a number of volunteer […]

IRCEP Steering Committee Member receives ACA Award

Dr. Sachin Jain was awarded the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development Advocacy Award at the ACA 2015 Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Inaugural IRCEP International Fellow Announced

IRCEP has launched a fellowship program for international doctoral-level students. The program is designed to offer opportunities to current international CACREP doctoral students to become an IRCEP Fellow for a one-year term. This one year fellowship is designed to provide an in-depth training and exposure of quality assurance in higher education, specifically in counselor education. The […]

OUR STORIES

Rakesh Kumar Maurya

Rakesh Kumar Maurya was working as a school counselor. Although he was employed by one of the most prestigious government schools in India, he was quite upset with the fact that his skills as a counselor were not being utilized or understood by school authorities. Then, he read an article in a local newspaper that […]

Kadie-Ann Caballero-Dennis

Kadie-Ann Caballero-Dennis is a native of Jamaica, born in Kingston and growing up in Manchester.   Her interest in counseling came at a young age, when as a child, she experienced helping people with mental health issues. The experience led her to a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. “This experience impacted me at a young age and […]

Andreas Bienert

A native of Austria, Andreas Bienert grew up in a country that has deep roots in psychological theory as the home of Sigmund Freud and others, but counseling is yet to be recognized as a mental health practice.  After looking at preparation programs in Austria/Germany and the United States, Andreas chose to pursue his master’s […]