The National Counselor’s Examination Workshop covers 9-study units over 2-day span of time. The workshop covers one-two hour periods for each unit representing most of the questions and less time on units for fewer items on the NCE.
NCE make-up and how to prepare for the questions, items per unit, previous pass scores, and types of questions examinees find confusing and/or difficult.
For each unit highlighted will be:
The four hour workshop format will be an overview of the standard six and branching questions for the NCMHCE. The standard six questions are the interview (symptom driven, predispositions for disorders, and appropriate skills), utilizing appropriate professionals to gather symptoms (consultation), tentative diagnosis, treatment (techniques and strategies), monitoring, and discharge (referrals for case closure). Branching questions will focus on instruments, treatment techniques, managed care, and records.
The workshop will conclude with strategies in taking the examination and four practice scenarios.