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Online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Earns CACREP Accreditation

Receipt of the accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs denotes a commitment to program excellence.

(LOS ANGELES) (February 1, 2018) –The Online Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program has been granted eight years accreditation by the Board of Directors of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) through March 31, 2026. CACREP is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, which provides recognition that the content and quality of a program has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession. The Chicago School is one of the leading nonprofit institutions devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences.

“This recognition is exciting for our program and students,” said Dr. LoriAnn Stretch, Department Chair. “The CHMC Program provides graduates with the skills necessary to provide mental health services to a wide range of clients, including children and adolescents, adults, families and couples. Students are prepared with competencies including ethics, research, evaluation, diagnosis, theories, career assessment, and counseling interventions.”

“We are thrilled to receive this tremendous recognition by CACREP,” said Dr. Tiffany Masson, Campus Dean, Online Campus, who noted that the CACREP Board commended TCSPP for the work completed during the accreditation process.Our program has been very successful since inception in September 2014, and having this recognition means our students are receiving thorough preparation as counselors and are on track to pursue counseling licensure.”

For more information about The Chicago School’s CACREP-accredited Online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program or to apply, please visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.

 About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private school devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences. The Chicago School is an affiliate of TCS, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact. The institution serves approximately 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs in Chicago and Washington, D.C. are accredited by the American Psychological Association. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology and behavioral health education. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.