Approved Continuing Education Provider for APA, IBCC, NBCC, APT, and most State Mental Health Licensing Boards

The School of Professional Development & Continuing Education (SPDCE) offers a broad array of post-secondary academic presentations designed to meet your current needs for ongoing training and education in biblically-based counseling, caregiving, life coaching and crisis and trauma response. The distinguished faculty is comprised of leading national and international Christian educators, Clinically Excellent, Distinctly Christian authors and mental health professionals who are subject matter experts. Each presentation provides rich content, relevant research, practical caregiving principles and a commitment to excellence and ethical caregiving. Our initial library consists of 100’s of different selections to choose from and you will always find a sound biblical integration of counseling skills with clinical theory, knowledge, and practice. There are 40 general topic areas, each having both video and audio-based presentations.

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Official CE Statement

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some clinicians and counselors Continuing Education (CE) credit due to good standing with a limited number of professional organizations.

  • The AACC is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • The AACC is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM), may award NBCC approved clock hours for presentations and/or programs that meet NBCC requirements, and maintains responsibility for the content of these presentations and programs.
  • The AACC offers continuing education credit for play therapists through the Association for Play Therapy (APT Approved Provider #14-373), so long as the training element is specifically applicable to the practice of play therapy.

Stay current and learn from some of the World’s leading expertsIt remains the responsibility of each individual to be aware of his/her state licensure and Continuing Education requirements. A letter certifying participation will be mailed to those individuals who submit a Continuing Education request and have successfully completed all course requirements.

The training offered through AACC sponsored conferences and training programs also meets the ongoing CE requirements for counselors, life coaches, and crisis responders who are credentialed through the International Board of Christian Care (IBCC) or one of its affiliate Boards: the Board of Christian Professional and Pastoral Counseling (BCPPC); the Board of Christian Life Coaching (BCLC); and the Board of Christian Crisis and Trauma Response (BCCTR).

A Certificate of Completion is available for all completed continuing education presentations and/or programs. Certificates will display the name of the student, the presentation or program title, the name(s) of the presenter(s), the number of continuing education hours awarded and the date of completion.

Stay Current, Stay Competent, Stay Relevant, Stay Effective

Our School of Continuing Education offers an expansive catalog of Continuing Education & Professional Development Selections to help you stay relevant, competent, and encouraged.

And if you’re already an AACC Member, you get the added benefit of discounts on our entire CE catalog! Not a member? Register Today and receive this and many other Member Benefits and Resources.

Who is AACC?

AACC is committed to assisting Christian counselors, the entire “community of care,” licensed professionals, pastors, and lay church members with little or no formal training. It is our intention to equip clinical, pastoral, and lay care-givers with biblical truth and psychosocial insights that minister to hurting persons and helps them move to personal wholeness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity.

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