College of Education

COE Counselor Appointed to National Counseling Board

July 1, 2009

Effective July 1, 2009 Dr. Joseph Wehrman has been appointed as a board member for the National Board for Certified Counselors. NBCC is a national and international credentialing body for professional counselors with approximately 42, 000 credential holders.

The Department of Counseling and Human Services master program is CACREP accredited allowing students to be eligible to take a national certification exam and, if successfully completed, receive certification from NBCC as a National Certified Counselor. Dr. Wehrman will work as a board member to help shape and influence the counseling profession both domestically and abroad.

He considers this opportunity to be a significant honor as the board is made up of leaders from across the nation. Furthermore, his appointment provides national recognition of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the quality of its programs.