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Course Detail: CCMC - Certificate in Clinical Military Counseling (CCMC)
Course Description
The CCMC credential promotes and achieves a high standard of excellence providing best practices for the competent and ethical practice of serving the military community across a variety of military branches and settings. Completion of the CCMC credential includes 12 contact hours of continuing educational credit in a Five Module training sequence. The CCMC credential can be earned all online (1.2 CEUs) or taken as a combination of a one-day workshop (0.6 CEUs) and online (0.6 CEUs). The Five Modules are self-paced and include didactic presentations by professionals that have extensive experience dealing with the medical, physical, psychosocial, behavioral, mental health, family life, vocational, and career transition needs of military cultures. After the completion of each training module, participants will take a multiple-choice exam to earn the CCMC credential.

Training Mission
The mission of the CCMC credential is to provide training and development for professional counselors, psychologists, social workers, and other behaviorally-licensed and certified professionals who serve, or want to serve active duty service personnel, veterans, veterans with disabilities, and family members across the different military branches in a variety of service-related settings. Participants will increase their knowledge, awareness, and skills of the unique cultural differences in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of military vs. civilian or community mental health and related services. Five modules in the CCMC Program offer participants comprehensive material related to the service member and veterans' medical, psychosocial, behavioral, mental health, family life, vocational, and career transition needs.

About the CCMC Exam
The Certificate in Clinical Military Counseling (CCMC) is a 25 question exam based on all materials contained within five training modules. Exam questions are written in multiple choice and case study format. Participants may use all materials contained within the training modules to answer any of the 25 questions. Participants have one opportunity to pass the exam with a minimum score of 75%.

Eligibility Requirements
The CCMC is designed for currently state licensed and nationally certified behavioral health providers.
Categories include:
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor I & II (CSAC)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Psychologist (Ph.D. and master's level)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS)
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC)
  • Creative Arts Therapists (licensed or certified)
  • Pastoral Counselors and Military Chaplains
  • M.D. Psychiatrist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistants who have a mental health specialty

12 contact hours or 1.2 CEUs

Email copies of your state license to practice and any national certificate to cpe@ecu.edu.

This certificate awards CEUs which are a nationally recognized form of continuing education credit. Please confirm with your state licensing board that CEU's will be acceptable to submit for continuing education credit.

Course Resources
CCMC Brochure
History and Program Design of CCMC
Introduction to the Five CCMC Training Modules
Certificate vs. Certification Programs

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