Reprinted from Journal of Counseling and Development, v.88, no.2 (2010): 5-12, The American Counseling Association. Reprinted with permission. No further reproduction authorized without written permission from the American Counseling Association.


The authors investigated ways in which selected 2001 standards of the Councii for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, namely, retention and evaluation criteria relative to nonacademic characteristics, are addressed within Community Counseling master's-degree programs. Results from this survey research study illustrated various retention criteria that are used to evaluate students in various community counseling programs across the country.


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