Counselor Education Forms, Handouts and Documents

Examine the many resources available to current and prospective Counselor Education students. These resources can supplement your specific program of interest and the counseling profession in general.

For additional information, contact the Department of Counselor Education at (773) 442-5550 or counsedu@neiu.edu.

for prospective students


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For current students

Program Planning Guides for M.A. in Counseling Programs

Program Planning Guides for Non-Degree Counseling Certificate and Endorsement Programs

  • Certificate in Couple and Family counseling
  • Non-Degree Endorsement in School Counseling
  • Addiction Counseling Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Counseling
  • Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling

Departmental Proficiency Exam (DPE)

Departmental Proficiency Exam (DPE) Application 
Students should contact their faculty advisor for information regarding the DPE.

  • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
  • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022
  • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 4, 2022