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In the archive, you’ll find previous issues of NBCC’s official newsletter, The National Certified Counselor, going back more than two decades. You can browse individual newsletter issues below, or jump to a specific volume.

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  • The Warm Heart of Kenneth Hamwaka: A Tribute to an African Counseling Leader
  • NBCC Establishes NBCC-Bhutan
  • NCC Profile: Laura Garrett
  • NBCC’s Bergman Makes State Senate Bid
  • Introducing the MHF Web Site
  • NCC Profile: Sandra Reid
  • NBCC Educational Requirements to Change in 2022
  • Update of Approved Continuing Education Providers
  • TPC in Brief
  • NBCC Announces New Web Site and Online Application Process
  • 2013 Professional Identity Awards Announced
  • TPC in Brief
  • NBCC Announces Grant for Programs Seeking CACREP Accreditation
  • NBCC Joins Forces With Continuing Education Providers
  • NBCC Government Affairs Update
  • Patrick Kennedy Inspires at 2013 State Licensure Boards Meeting
  • NBCC Advocacy Update
  • NBCC Government Affairs Update
  • Navigating Private Practice: Marketing Your Practice With Social Media
  • In Memory of Dr. Lloyd A. Stone
  • NBCC Recognizes Departing Board Member Dr. Benshoff
  • NBCC Represents Counseling at White House Conference
  • NBCC Adopts Revisions to Ethical Standards
  • NCC Application Requirements Changes
  • NBCC Government Affairs Update
  • NBCC Awarded Minority Fellowship Grant
  • Navigating Private Practice: Counselor Self-Care
  • NBCC Hosts State Licensure Boards
  • Joining Forces to Serve Our Military
  • Navigating Private Practice: The Question of Billing
  • Thank You, Volunteers
  • TRICARE Releases Independent Practice Rule for Counselors
  • NBCC at 2012 ACA Conference
  • Navigating Private Practice: Free Ways to Increase Your Caseload
  • Army Directive Grants Counselors Independent Practice Authority
  • NBCC Is Platinum Sponsor of 2011 ACES Conference
  • NBCC Hosts State Licensure Boards
  • 2010 Professional Identity Awards Announced
  • 2011 NBCC State Licensure Boards Meeting
  • First Annual National Counseling Conference in Bhutan
  • International Counseling Encounter, Cuba 2011
  • New Law Directs TRICARE Independent Practice Authority for Counselors
  • Promoting Better Services
  • NBCC’s Involvement in Creating International Assessment Standards
  • Celebrating Licensure in All 50 States
  • Veterans Administration Ready to Hire Counselors
  • NBCC Seeks Nominations
  • New Board Member for NBCC
  • Professional Identity Award Presented to the University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • NBCC and Psychology Today Unite for NCCs
  • On Fostering Counseling Worldwide
  • Latest Developments With the MHF Credential
  • NBCC Foundation Military and Rural Scholarships Awarded (Recipient Close-ups)
  • New Board Member for NBCCF
  • NBCC Foundation Scholarships a Huge Success
  • NBCC Government Affairs Update
  • Mental Health Facilitator Program Continues to Grow
  • Haitian Relief Effort
  • ACROM Formed in Romania
  • Exciting Opportunities for NCCs
  • NCC Profile: Penny Deakin
  • California Passes Counselor Licensure Law
  • NBCC Launches Free Online Journal
  • NBCC and Psychology Today Explore Collaboration
  • NBCC Announces New Professional Identity Award
  • Early Credentialing — Why it Benefits Your Students
  • New Regional Office in Lisbon, Portugal
  • NBCC-I Establishes New Branch Office in Argentina
  • New Board Members for NBCC and Affiliates
  • New Congress Keeps NBCC Busy
  • Counseling: An International Perspective
  • Disciplinary Actions in Building Mental Health in China's Quake Zone
  • Uganda Receives Books from NCC Donations
  • New Branch Offices in Three European Countries
  • Counseling Issues in Congress
  • NBCC Celebrates NCCs at ACA Conference
  • Agencies in China, Afghanistan Thank NBCC for Assistance
  • Visiting Scholar in Residence From Malaysia
  • Mental Health Observances
  • NCC Annual Fees Going Up
  • NBCC Foundation Creates Scholarships
  • MHF Program Helping Teachers, Students in Malawi Schools
  • NBCC Board of Directors
  • NBCC Seeks Board Nominations
  • NBCC Planning Reception
  • NBCC Honors Bhutan Queen
  • First NCC in Bhutan
  • NBCC Seeks Nominations for Two Board Positions
  • New Board Members Elected;Staff Promotions
  • NBCC-I Bylaws Revised
  • Congressional Letter Criticizes VA Delays in Hiring Counselors
  • GCDF Lures Students to Sofia University
  • CACREP Standards Announced
  • Important Notice about Future Newsletters
  • Boards Converge for Fund-raising Training
  • David Bergman Joins NBCC’s Office in DC
  • NBCC at the American Counseling Association Conference
  • The Fair Access Coalition on Testing: A History of Advocacy
  • NBCC Staff Recognized for Leadership
  • Inaugural Mental Health Facilitator "Training of Trainers"
  • GCDF-Greece Contract Signed
  • Latin American Counseling Day 2008
  • NBCC Foundation Donor List
  • NBCC Testifies Regarding Mental Health Care and the VA
  • Deconstructing the Insurance Conundrum
  • NBCC Speaks Up for Counseling at UNESCO General Conference
  • FACT: A History of Advocacy (Part I)
  • A Primer on the 16PF
  • NBCC Jamaica Established
  • NBCC Receives UNESCO Partner Status
  • Success in Indiana
  • Nevada Licensure Law
  • Serving Mental Health Needs of Military Families
  • NBCC Hosts Licensure Boards Meeting
  • Legislative Activity with Medicare
  • Foundation Announces First-time Donors
  • Harriet Mayor Fulbright New NBCC Foundation Trustee
  • NBCC Celebrates 25 Years
  • Interview with Dr. Lloyd Stone, First NCC
  • Dr. Tom Clawson Reflects on NBCC's First 25 Years
  • NBCC's Historical Highlights
  • NBCC Bulgaria Opens for Business
  • Tom Clawson Chairs 20/20 Committee
  • International Mental Health Facilitator Launched
  • NBCC and CCE Board Nominations
  • Update on Global Mental Health Congress
  • Veteran's Affairs Opens Up to Counselors
  • Global Mental Health Congress Update
  • New CACREP Standards on the Horizon
  • Common Ethical Concerns
  • Demand for Distance Counseling Credential Increases
  • Reduced Rate for 2006 International Career Conference
  • NBCC Foundation Up and Running
  • Global Mental Health Congress: Focus on the Never Served
  • NBCC Establishes New Field Office in Mexico
  • NBCC International Welcomes New Leader
  • Virginia NCC in National Spotlight
  • Is Certification Appropriate Abroad?
  • Starting a Private Counseling Practice
  • NBCC Responds to Hurricane Disasters
  • A Day in the Life of a Red Cross Volunteer
  • NBCC International Fellows
  • Revised TRICARE Amendment Passes Senate
  • Web Resource for Counseling Students Launched
  • NBCC's Tricare Initiative
  • A Week in the Life of an Army Substance Abuse Counselor
  • House Committee Weighs-In on NBPTS Credentialing for School Counselors
  • Board Election Results
  • AASCB Presents the National Credentials Registry
  • NBCC International
  • A Response to the Tsunami
  • Romanian Counseling: Between the Old and New World
  • The Counseling Profession as Proactive Agent in Globalization
  • Group Counseling Training in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The International Development of Counseling as a Profession
  • NBCC Makes Progress on Military Agenda
  • Sexual Addiction Study Pinpoints Training Needs for Counselors
  • Call for NBCC and CCE Board Nominations
  • New NBCC and CCE Board Members and Officer Named
  • Licensure Law Passes in Hawaii
  • Africa and NBCC Thank You for the Books; New Book Sharing Focuses on Romania
  • Continuing Issues-Continued Advocacy
  • The Fair Access Coalition for Testing (FACT)
  • MACs Eligible for DOT SAP Status
  • Is Counseling an International Concern?
  • NCCs: Promoting the Counseling Profession
  • New Logo Approved for ACEPs
  • CCE Announces a New Distance Counseling Credential
  • Launching the New NCSC Examination
  • State Counselor Credentialing Boards Meet in North Carolina
  • Call for Nominations for NBCC and Affiliates Board Positions
  • Update on the NCSC Credential and NBCC Negotiations with NBPTS
  • Lloyd's of London Backs NBCC's Professional Liability Insurance Program
  • NBCC Bids Farewell to Dr. Joe Hollis
  • NBCC Hosts 5th State Boards Meeting on August 8-9
  • New York Licensure Passes
  • NBCC Present at Birth of the African Association of Guidance and Counseling
  • NBCC Sponsors International Student Retreat at ACES
  • Georgia School Counselors May Use NCSC for Renewal
  • South Florida NCCs Assist in Counselor Training
  • Send Your Spare Training Books to Africa
  • Tying Counselor Standards to NBPTS Requirements
  • Spotlight on NBCC Affiliates
  • Announcing New Standards for the NCSC Credential
  • NBCC Bids Farewall to Dr. Nicholas Vacc
  • New Officers Elected for NBCC, CCE, and RACC
  • NBCC Marks 20th Anniversary
  • Update on the NCSC and the Teacher Board
  • State Counselor Licensure Boards Meet in North Carolina
  • NBCC Plays Key Role in Pennsylvania Licensure Program
  • Website Helps NCCs Respond to September 11 Disaster
  • i-counseling.org New Source for Online CE Programs
  • Update on NBPTS/NBCC/ASCA Negotiations
  • ERIC/CASS, NBCC, ASCA, and ACA Co-sponsor Conference
  • Cybercounseling-- A Point of View
  • Call for Nominations for Board Positions
  • Globalization -- Not a Foreign Concept
  • CNN Editor Becomes NBCC's New Public Board Member
  • Alabama NCSCs Get Salary Raise
  • ACS Credential Relocates and Expands
  • Criteria for Judging Associations and Credentialing Bodies
  • Congratulations University of Cincinnati
  • CCE to Offer Continuing Education Online
  • NBCC Helps Sponsor ERIC/CASS Conference
  • NBCC Hosts Meeting of State Licensure Boards
  • NBPTS Update
  • AMHCA Publishes New Book
  • Do You Have an Interesting Job or Career to Share?
  • Gracefully Aging At NBCC
  • Dance Therapy Recognized as Counseling Specialty
  • NBCC and Affiliates Annual Budget
  • New NBCC/CCE/RACC Board Members and Officers Named
  • Agrees to Talks with NCDA
  • CCE Goes International
  • Specialties Revisited
  • Operating Budget 1999–2000
  • Fellow Discovers Dedication Behind NBCC
  • Eli Lilly’s Career Center Helps Employees
  • Mississippi School Counselors Lead the Way
  • NCCs to Get New Certificates, Expiration Dates
  • Update on NBPTS Certification of School Counselors
  • Specialties and Academies Update
  • Introducing the GSA-NCE
  • NCC Facts and Findings
  • Will There Be Testing in Indiana?
  • Specialties - A Growing Issue
  • RACC Study Provides Information on NCCs
  • A Call to All Career Counselors
  • Summer Fellowship Announced
  • NBCC Seeks Nominations
  • How to Use the NCC Logo
  • AAC Completes National Survey
  • NCC Facts & Findings
  • Standards & Survey for Internet Mental Health Services
  • 1998/1999 Operating Budget
  • Reach for the Stars
  • The NBCC Team
  • NBCC Web Site Redesigned
  • AAC · NBCC · RACC Summer Fellowship
  • Newsletter Gets New Name
  • State Licensure Update
  • Diversity: The Journey Continues
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor Credential
  • Walsh University BA/MA Program
  • Continuing Education Web Site Now Online
  • Exploring the Airwaves
  • Fax Information Menu
  • Changes to Continuing Education Requirements
  • Revised NBCC Code of Ethics
  • What is Diversity?
  • Fax Information Menu
  • Valentine Kudos
  • CCMHC Academy Offers Alternatives to the Tape Review
  • Together We Certify
  • Support Counseling Research
  • NBCC Seeks Board Nominations
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification
  • Guidelines for the New World of WebCounseling
  • Been There, Done That: Multicultural Training Can Always Be Revisited
  • Change In Renewal Fees
  • Academies Show the Spirit of Cooperation
  • Continuing Education: It's On the Web
  • NBCC Seeks Cooperation and Inspires Coalitions
  • Renewal Fees Change
  • New NBCC Board Member and Officers Named
  • NCCs Total 26,000
  • Diversity: NBCC Board Takes a Look
  • Make a Contribution to Fund Counseling Research
  • National Agencies Seek Certified Counselors
  • Supervisor Specialty Credential Proposed
  • News from the NCCC Academy
  • Special Achievement
  • It's Official: CACREP MHC Graduates May Take Exam Early
  • Sign Up for CCMHC Tape Reviewer Training
  • Know Your Rights VideoConference
  • NBCC Seeks Board Nominations
  • NBCC Studies Mental Health Service and Managed Care
  • Training for CCMHC Tape Reviewers
  • A 100% NCC Credentialed Faculty
  • Jaffee v. Redmond
  • Councils of Advisory Named for New Corporations
  • Assuring Quality Counseling in a Global Society
  • 1996/97 NBCC Budget
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification Update & Changes
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification
  • New Resources on Careers in Aging
  • Hats Off
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification
  • Fax-On-Demand Service
  • Interim Corporations Begin Tasks
  • Consumer Reports Stirs Up Counselors
  • ACA-AMHCA/ASCA Relationship with NBCC
  • ACA Long-Distance Learning
  • Counselors in Demand
  • NBCC's New Fax-On-Demand Service
  • Increase in Applications Ties Up Phone Lines
  • CHAMPUS Claims Address Changes
  • Joint Academies Meet
  • DSM-IV: Good Preparation for the NCE
  • NBCC 1995/96 Budget
  • NBCC's New Fax-On-Demand Service
  • Consumer Requests for NCC Directory on the Rise
  • NCE Revisions Announced
  • Update on State Licensure/Certification
  • CounselorNet: Your Access to Internet Resources
  • NCC Directory Coming Soon
  • Approved Home Study List Correction
  • New NCC Requirements
  • NBCC Affirms Professionalism
  • State Boards Review Exam
  • NOCA: More Than Another Set of Initials
  • NBCC Supports The Workshop
  • Addictions Specialty Ready to Launch
  • Ethics Promise is Now An Annual Matter
  • How to Choose Non-Approved Activities
  • NBCC Considers Certifying Career Facilitators
  • New Ethics Officer Starts
  • Addictions Specialty Task Force Report
  • A Counselor-Client Contract
  • NBCC Directory Coming
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification Update & Changes
  • State Counselor Licensure/Certification Update & Changes
  • NBCC Introduces New Ethics Case Procedures
  • 1992-1993 Ethics Case Decision Summaries
  • Specialty Certification Development
  • The Issue of False Memory Syndrome
  • NBCC and Ethical Practice
  • Seeking Counseling Cases
  • Board Nominations
  • Recertifying Announcements
  • NBCC Requirements Change