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  1. NCMHCE Content Update Effective Early 2022
    NCMHCE Content Update Effective Early 2022

    According to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), these changes will go into effect in early 2022.  As a coach and an exam candidate/clinician we will only need to be concerned with a few of the changes that may affect our study and exam prep strategies.  Those changes, and how we will tackle them, I will discuss in the next few paragraphs.

    First and foremost, the NBCC uses this test to determine whether you possess the necessary skills to perform as an entry level Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), also known as an entry-level clinical mental health counselor.    You would demonstrate the “ability to identify, analyze, diagnose and develop treatment plans of clinical concerns” by passing this exam.  In addition, you will be scored on six content domains:

  2. Behavior Analysis: What is it? Where has it been? Where is it going?
    Behavior Analysis: What is it? Where has it been? Where is it going?

    Behavior analysis has gained a lot of popularity in recent years as it grows both in its research base and application. Many new students, researchers, educators, and clinicians are dipping their toes into the behavior analysis pool, eager to dive into a deeper understanding of its contents and purposes. Discussions surrounding behavior analysis tend to focus mostly on ABA therapy and its popularity in Autism treatment. While ABA, or Applied Behavior Analysis, is a highly effective and very popular approach to treating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ABA and Autism are only small pieces of a much bigger pie. Behavior analysis has a rich history, bright future, and it is definitely worth taking a closer look at.

  3. Changes to the National MFT Exam in 2020
    Changes to the National MFT Exam in 2020

    Changes to the National MFT Exam in 2020 

    Our team at AATBS is committed to keeping you up to date on changes to the National MFT Exam, in order to help you study most effectively to get your license. For 2020, the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB) has made some changes to how they score this test.

  4. EPPP Live Online Exam Prep Workshop
    EPPP Live Online Exam Prep Workshop
    The new course will offer 32 intensive hours of Live Online Exam Prep instruction to help future psychologists pass the EPPP (The Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology) Exam. Intrigued? Keep reading to learn more about what this course offers and how to sign up.