Counselor Accreditations

Western Schools is approved as a continuing education provider for Mental Health Counselors by multiple organizations and state boards

Counseling CE Approvals

Western Schools is an approved provider of counseling continuing education by the following organizations and state licensing boards:

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - Provider #6257
Western Schools has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6257. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Western Schools is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Western Schools, provider # 1147, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Western Schools maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: May 5, 2017 to May 5, 2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Social workers participating in these courses will receive the specified number of continuing education clock hours.

American Psychological Association (APA)
Western Schools is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Western Schools maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) accepts Western Schools’ courses because we are approved by the following board recognized approval agencies: Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and American Psychological Association (APA). Courses meet the qualifications for the specified number of hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the Board of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.