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For current CRCs who are pursuing the CVE, you will possess the unique, comprehensive, and holistic proficiencies, education, and insights in rehabilitation counseling, evaluation, and career assessment services. The dual certification can provide you with higher success rates and overall better client outcomes. These give clients and their families reassurance that their future is in qualified hands! You will offer a dynamic level of focus to serve individuals in need of rehabilitation services addressing personal, social, and vocational goals. You can pave the way for more exciting, coveted employment opportunities, faster career advancement, and greater earning potential.

THE CVE CERTIFICATION CALENDAR

The CVE Educational Credentialing Program is currently administered four times a year. The required courses open March 1, May 1, July 1, and September 1. Candidates are expected to complete the coursework and capstone within four (4) months of the opening date of the course.

Start Date (Opening of courses for cohort) Requirements Completion Date for Courses and Capstone Results of Capstone
March 1 June 30 July 31
May 1 August 31 September 30
July 1 October 31 November 30
September 1 December 31 January 31

ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility Criteria for Certification

Eligibility Criteria for Certification To be eligible, an applicant must be deemed fit to pursue CVE certification by CRCC and must meet EVERY applicable requirement. Please review the CVE Certification Guide for further details.

There are three (3) pathways for application:

 

  1. Current CRCs
  2. Currently, on the PVE Registry, hold the IPEC, or hold the ICVE
  3. CVE lapsed prior to 2015
Applicant must hold the CRC credential and be in good standing.

Step #1: Complete CVE application.

  • Log in to your CRCC account.
  • Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Pay Application and CVE Certification course package fee — $600.  

Step #2: Complete CVE educational course package.

  • Successfully complete the CVE certification online course package, focusing on the foundations of vocational evaluation, concepts and techniques in vocational evaluation, and applications and advanced techniques in vocational evaluation.
    • No continuing education credit is associated with the CVE certification online course package.
  • Successfully complete each course section of the course package, including the learning activities and assessments.  

Step #3: Complete the final capstone project that will be reviewed and evaluated by the CRCC CVE Advisory Panel.

  • Capstone must be completed within thirty (30) days of successfully completing the full course package.
  • Please refer to the CVE Certification Guide for full application details.

Completion of the courses and capstone must be within four (4) months of the opening date of the course. Candidates must successfully complete both the course requirement and the capstone experience. Candidates will receive a “Grade” of “pass or fail” at the completion of the required educational program. The capstone experience will open for candidates who pass the educational program.

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Applicant currently is included on the PVE Registry, holds the IPEC, or holds the ICVE credential and is in good standing.

Step #1: Complete CVE application.

  • Log in to your CRCC account.
  • Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Complete CVE application.
    • Provide letter of verification from PVE (Registry of Professional Vocational Evaluators).
    • OR provide letter of verification from the American Board of Vocational Experts attesting that you hold the International Psychometric Evaluation Certification (IPEC).
    • OR provide a letter of verification from the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals attesting that you hold International Certified Vocational Evaluators (ICVE) credential.
    • Provide official graduate transcript (awarding of master’s or doctoral degree). For requirements on submitting your official transcript, please refer to the CVE Certification Guide.
    • International Degrees: Please review the CVE Certification Guide.

Step #2: Pay CVE Application Fee — $405.

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CRCC welcomes previously certified CVEs (lapsed prior to 2015). Your new CVE credential will not be retroactive. You will begin a new five-year certification cycle and must meet the renewal requirements going forward.

Step #1: Complete CVE application.

  • Log in to your CRCC account.
  • Click the Apply for CVE Certification link in the My CRCC Links on your account page.
  • Provide official graduate transcript (awarding of master’s or doctoral degree). For requirements on submitting your official transcript, please refer to the CVE Certification Guide.
  • International Degrees: Please review the CVE Certification Guide.

Step #2: Pay CVE Application Fee and CVE Certification course package fee — $600

Step #3: Complete CVE educational course package.

  • Successfully complete the CVE certification online course package, focusing on the foundations of vocational evaluation, concepts and techniques in vocational evaluation, and applications and advanced techniques in vocational evaluation.
    • No continuing education credit is associated with the CVE certification online course package.
  • Successfully complete each course section of the course package, including the learning activities and assessments.

Step #4: Complete the final capstone project that will be reviewed and evaluated by the CRCC CVE Advisory Panel.

  • Capstone must be completed within thirty (30) days of successfully completing the full course package.
  • Please refer to the CVE Certification Guide for full application details.

Completion of the courses and capstone must be within four (4) months of the opening date of the course.

Candidates must successfully complete both the course requirement and the capstone experience. Candidates will receive a “Grade” of “pass or fail” at the completion of the required educational program. The capstone experience will open for candidates who pass the educational program.

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Fees

Certification
Fee
$600

CVE Course
Extension fee 
$75

Certification Course or
Capstone Retake Fee
$300

Frequently Asked Questions

Retaking the Required Courses. Candidates who do not pass the required courses have the option of attempting to pass the courses a second time; there is a retake fee assessed for the second attempt. Candidates who do not successfully pass the required courses on their second attempt have the option of submitting a new application.

Retaking the Capstone. Candidates who do not successfully complete the capstone have the option of attempting to pass the capstone a second time; there is a retake fee assessed for the second attempt. The capstone must be completed in the next course offering window. Candidates who do not successfully pass the capstone on their second attempt have the option of submitting a new application.

Request for Extension. Should a situation arise whereby the candidate cannot complete the required coursework or capstone by the deadline, CRCC will consider requests for an extension of the completion deadline on a case-by-case basis. Natural disasters, medical emergencies, or death of a relative are examples of extenuating circumstances. A review of the candidate’s progress toward course completion will be a determining factor in the granting of an extension. There is a fee associated with extensions.