By Glenn Lambie, Ph.D. and Jacqueline M. Swank, Ph.D.

The Counseling Competencies Scale—Revised© (CCS-R) is an empirically tested assessment instrument designed to measure counselor competencies in the domains of (a) counseling skills and therapeutic relationships and (b) professional dispositions and behaviors, which aligns with CACREP (2016) Standards.

To use this assessment, you must sign the CCS-R contract addendum and pay a fee of $5 per student using this assessment. 

 This assessment has been recommended by its author for use with CACREP (2016) Standards.

Journal Articles
  • Lambie, G. W., & *Ascher, D. L. (2016). A qualitative evaluation of the Counseling Competencies Scale with clinical supervisors and their supervisees. The Clinical Supervisor, 35(1), 98-116. DOI=10.1080/07325223.2015.1132398
  • Swank, J. M., & Lambie, G. W. (2016). Development of the Research Competencies Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 49(2), 91-108. DOI:10.1177/0748175615625749. (15% acceptance rate per editor, 2014)
  • Swank, J. M., & Lambie, G. W. (2012). The assessment of CACREP core curricular areas and students learning outcomes using the Counseling Competencies Scale. Counseling Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 3(2), 116-127. (22% acceptance rate per editor, 2013)