Why Earn the Clinical Military Counseling Certification (CMCC)?
The CMCC credential promotes the highest standard of excellence providing best practices for competent and ethical practice in providing counseling and related services to:
- Veterans with disabilities
- Active duty service members
- Family members
Five training modules offer clinicians comprehensive knowledge and skill-based material on military culture, medical, psychosocial, behavioral, mental health, family life, career transition, and resiliency needs of clients. The training offers 12 hours of self-paced online continuing education using videotape presentations and written materials by professionals with extensive experience in supporting veterans' medical, behavioral healthcare, career transition, and family-life needs. The CMCC training assists professionals in the military assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of counseling and related services that are different than in civilian/community mental health.
- Practice Guidelines, research, and evidence-based practices for military counseling competence offered in a 85+ page training manual.
- Over 6 hours of recorded instructor videotape presentations with PowerPoint slides.
- Over 3+ hours of recorded videotape interviews with the following experts:
- Master Chief Petty Officer Frede
- Duane France, MA, MBA, LPC, Executive Director, Colorado Veteran's Health and Wellness Agency. Director of Veteran Services, Family Care Center, Colorado Springs. Founder and Host of Head Space and Timing. Author of "Combat Vet Don't Mean Crazy: Veteran's Mental Health in Post-Military Life.
- Ellen Hey, Family Nurse Practitioner, Army Lt. Col. (Ret.)
- Jane McNeill, M.S., LPC-A
- Dr. Noel Ysasi, Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Navy Veteran
- Bill Butler, M.S., LPC, NCC, Vet Center- Greenville, NC, U.S.M.C. MSgt (Retired)
- A 75-item multiple choice certificate exam (can be taken until 70% of questions are answered correctly).
- Online training is self-paced and participants have up to 6 months to complete.
- 12 clock hours of continuing education credit earned across multiple disciplines.
- An official CMCC “Certificate of Completion” (printed from your computer at the completion of the course).
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
This course was recorded on February 25, 2019