CPCE Preparation Workshop
This online event will be held February 9-10, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The workshop prepares students to pass the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE).
Overview of the CPCE
The CPCE is administered by the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE). Students who are enrolled in HCU’s graduate counseling programs and who plan to pursue licensure are required to take this exam. The CPCE assesses knowledge of foundational counseling topics which represent the professional standards of the counseling industry.
Topics Covered in the CPCE
The major topics covered in the CPCE preparation workshop and examination include:
|Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice
|Professional standards, functions, and credentialing
|Social and Cultural Diversity
|An understanding of issues within a multicultural society
|Human Growth and Development
|An understanding of the needs of individuals across the lifespan
|Career development and related life factors
|Counseling and Helping Relationships
|The basics of the helping relationship
|Group Counseling and Group Work
|Group dynamics, development, and counseling methods
|Assessment and Testing
|Appraisal and evaluation methods
|Research and Program Evaluation
|Types of research methodologies and statistics