Mental health National Counselor Exam - NCE


The national board of certified counselors checks and finds those individuals who can be certified to work as a National Certified Counselors. NCE or the national counselor exam is used as a part of credentials in many states. The basic aim of this NCE is to acknowledge the skills and abilities of the candidates that are important with respect to the counseling services.

Format for National Counselor Exam


The NCE exam is a four hour paper pencil based multiple choice examination taken generally in the month of April and October. The exam has eight content areas and five work behaviors. The eight content areas include

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Social and Cultural Foundations
  • Helping Relationships
  • Group Work
  • Career and Lifestyle Development
  • Appraisal
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Professional Orientation & Ethics

The five work areas are featured as under:

  • Fundamentals of Counseling
  • Assessment and Career Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Programmatic and Clinical Intervention
  • Professional Practice Issues

The whole exam consist of 200 multiple choice question out of which 160 are scored while the 40 are for the future references.

Study Guide and Preparation for National Counselor Exam


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How to Prepare for Multiple Choice Questions


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 How to answer multiple choice

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