Issued By CASAT.

Trainers of Tomorrow Proficient Virtual Trainer Badge

Proficiency Badge

The National Certified Counselor is the premier certification for the counseling profession. NCCs have voluntarily met high national standards for the practice of counseling. They are competent in skills such as human growth and development, social and cultural foundations, helping relationships, group counseling, career counseling, assessment, research and program evaluation, and professional counseling.

Demonstrated Skills

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Earning Criteria

  • Master’s degree with a major study in counseling from a regionally accredited or CACREP-accredited counseling program, including at least 48 semester hours or 72 quarter hours of graduate-level academic credit in counseling.
  • Documentation of 100 hours of counseling supervision and 3,000 hours of counseling work experience. This requirement is waived in certain circumstances: for graduates of CACREP-accredited counseling programs; for fully state-licensed professional counselors; for those who have had a degree conferred from a regionally accredited doctoral program in counseling.
  • Applicant was required to earn passing score on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) or the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE). Both are proctored exams on counseling competencies complete with identity verification at an NBCC-approved testing site.
  • Ethics – Must adhere to the standards identified in the NBCC Code of Ethics.
  • Recertification – NCCs recertify every five years and are required to earn a specific number of continuing education clock hours.

Please click below to download a list of individuals that have earned this badge.

Issued By: CASAT and NFARtec

Badge for - Trained In Technology Based Clinical Supervision

About this Badge

The Technology-Based Clinical Supervision (TBCS) badge signifies that the TBCS participant has voluntarily met the competency standards associated with this online enhanced professional learning series. They are competent in skills essential to using technology to conduct clinical supervision in behavioral health settings.

Demonstrated Skills and Knowledge

  • Initial set-up of TBCS Sessions
  • Using and troubleshooting technology (videoconferencing equipment)
  • Elements of Technology-Based Clinical Supervision
  • TBCS Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Digital Culture and Cultural Competence
  • Role of technology in conducting clinical supervision
  • Technology-based clinical supervision and application in practice
  • Conducting technology-based clinical supervision
  • Therapeutic alliance via technology
  • Legal and jurisdictional implications for conducting technology-based clinical supervision

Completion Criteria

  • Attend 80% of the 21-hour curriculum during the 9-weeks of training (1.5 hours weekly) and complete ONE hour of weekly learning activities.
  • Came prepared, actively engaged, and on camera at least 90% of the scheduled series time.
  • Demonstrated proficient use of technology to offer individual and group clinical supervision via skills-based group presentations based on case scenarios that require incorporating the use of videoconferencing technology.

Disclaimer: This badge does not mean the holder is certified, licensed, or trained as a clinical supervisor.

This badge is a collaborative project of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), the National Frontier and Rural Telehealth Education Center (NFARtec).

Please click below to download a list of individuals that have earned this badge.

Issued By: CASAT and NFARtec

Badge for - Trained in Skills Based Clinical Supervision

About this Badge

The Skills-Based Videoconferencing (SBVC) badge signifies that the SBVC participant has successfully completed the competency standards associated with this enhanced professional online learning series and is proficient in skills essential to using technology to deliver counseling in online environment counseling.

Demonstrated Skills and Knowledge

  • Initial set-up of videoconferencing session
  • Using and troubleshooting videoconferencing technology
  • Professional preparation, benefits, and risks of delivering counseling in an online environment
  • Security and confidentiality issues related to counseling in online environment
  • Role of technology in providing counseling services
  • Therapeutic alliance via technology
  • Role of telehealth (videoconferencing) in the continuum of clinical services
  • Professional code of conduct for specific professional association
  • Legal and jurisdictional implications for individual practice
  • Identify, locate, and experience online support groups

Completion Criteria

  • Attended 80% of the 21-hour curriculum during the 9-weeks of training (1.5 hours weekly) and complete ONE hour of weekly learning activities.
  • Came prepared, actively engaged, and on camera at least 90% of the scheduled series time.
  • Demonstrated proficient use of technology to offer individual and group counseling via skills-based group presentations based on case scenarios that require incorporating using videoconferencing technology while conducting the role-play session.

Disclaimer: This badge does not mean the holder is certified, licensed, or trained as a counselor or behavioral health provider.

This badge is a collaborative project of the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) and the National Frontier and Rural Telehealth Education Center (NFARtec).

Please click below to download a list of individuals that have earned this badge.