NCE Content Update Effective March 2020. Many clinicians in the mental health field go on to become Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) or National Certified Counselors (NCCs). To achieve either of these distinctions, along with completing a relevant master’s degree and obtaining work experience with clinical supervision in the field, candidates need to pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE).
- The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.
- Today, we’re exploring the EPPP2 domain Ethical Practice. No surprise, this portion of the test will look at your ability to functionally apply the ethics of the profession in your professional practice. You’ll need to show you can apply the profession’s laws, guidelines, and ethical codes.
- The Professionalism domain will look at test taker’s ability to be personally competent on the job. Much of this domain involves professional self-awareness. In particular, they’ll need to understand the limits of reflective practice and competence in their own practice. They’ll also need to demonstrate self-awareness and ability to listen to and respond to professional feedback.