ACVREP RECERTIFICATION POINT CALCULATOR
COMS, CVRT, CLVT

APPLICANTS FOR RECERTIFICATION MUST ACCRUE 100 POINTS IN THE MOST RECENT FIVE YEARS AND SUBMIT AN ONLINE RECERTIFICATION APPLICATION IN ORDER TO RECERTIFY. POINTS MAY BE EARNED AS OUTLINED BELOW


CATEGORY 1: CONTINUING EDUCATION - MANDATORY MINIMUM OF 25 POINTS. However, all 100 points may be earned in this category

ACVREP Approved:

Workshops, Seminars, Conferences: 1 hour = 1 point

Documentation Required: Signed certificate of completion stating hours earned uploaded into recertification tracker

University/College Courses:

1 semester credit hour = 15 points
1 trimester credit hour = 14 points
1 quarter credit hour = 10 points

Documentation Required: University/college official transcript documenting course completion uploaded into recertification tracker

University/College Continuing Education Unit ("CEU"):

1 CEU equivalent to 10 contact hours = 10 points
Documentation Required: University/college offical transcript or university/college certificate of completion stating hours earned uploaded into recertification tracker

CATEGORY 2: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - 50 HOURS MAXIMUM

Inorder to earn any points in this category you must have a minimum of 360 hours of Professional experience paid or as a volunteer as:
  • Directservice provider
  • University/college BVI department professor/administrator
  • University/college BVI internship supervisor
  • Administrator in BVI services
  • Consultant in BVI services
Documentation Required: Statement on agency, university/college letterhead stating the 360 hours hasbeen met in the most recent 5 years and in what exact role uploaded into recertification tracker
  • For direct service provider: The role stated must verify the direct service hours for the certification for which you are applying
  • For consultants: In lieu of a letter you may provide copies of contracts, paid invoices or equivalent evidence of the hours of completed work uploaded into recertification tracker

CATEGORY 3: PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS - 50 HOURS MAXIMUM

Editorials:

Editorials = 2 points
Documentation required: A copy of published editorial uploaded into recertification tracker

Journal Articles:

Peer reviewed-original research = 25 points
Peer reviewed publication on practice = 20 points
Not peer reviewed = 5 points

Documentation Required: copy of article or journal providing evidence of whether or not peer reviewed uploaded into recertification tracker

Peer Reviewer:

Journal Article = 1 point per article
Textbook = 5 points per chapter review

Documentation required: evidence from publisher for which peer review was done in the form of a signed letter on publisher's letterhead uploaded into recertification tracker

Newsletter:

Article = 1 point
Editing = 5 points per issue

Documentation Required: copy of the newsletter/link to newsletter uploaded into recertification tracker

Textbook (Published):

Author = 50 points
Chapter Author = 20 points
Editor = 25 points

Documentation Required: index orother evidence of role uploaded into recertification tracker

Published Review of Journal or Book:

Published Review of Journal or Book = 10 points

Documentation Required: copy of review/link to review uploaded into recertification tracker

Published Research Abstract:

Published Research Abstract = 2 points

Documentation Required: copy of abstract/link to abstract uploaded into recertification tracker

Unpublished Completed Master's / Doctoral Thesis:

Unpublished Completed Master's / Doctoral Thesis = 50 points

Documentation Required: copy of thesis/link to thesis uploaded into recertification tracker

Guest/Periodic Lecturing College / University Course:

Guest/Periodic Lecturing College / University Course = 2 points per hour

Documentation Required: signed letter from college/university on their letterhead stating number of hours of lecture uploaded into recertification tracker

Presentation Professional Conference/CE Program

Presentation Professional Conference/CE Program= 2 points per hour

Documentation Required: Signed letter or Certificate from conference or CE program provider evidencing your presentation date and hour(s) uploaded into recertification tracker


CATEGORY 4: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - 50 HOURS MAXIMUM

Local/National/International Organization Officer/Committee Chr.:

Local/National/International Organization Officer/Committee Chr. = 10 points per year

Documentation Required: signed letter of organization letterhead stating the position and years of service verifying at least two meetings per year during years of service uploaded into recertification tracker

Local/National/International Organization Board/Committee Member:

Local/National/International Organization Board/Committee Member = 5 points per year

Documentation Required: signed letter of organization letterhead stating the position and years of service verifying at least two meetings per year during years of service uploaded into recertification tracker

ACVREP Subject Matter Expert Committee:

ACVREP Subject Matter Expert Committee = 2 points per hour

Documentation Required: email from ACVREP President verifying hours of service in most recent 5 years including subcommittee hours uploaded into recertification tracker

AER Accreditation Council Reviewer on an Accreditation Panel:

AER Accreditation Panel Reviewer = 2 points per hour

Documentation Required: email or letter(signed) from AER Accreditation Council Chair verifying hours of service in most recent 5 years uploaded into recertification tracker

Service on a Committee for Employer:

Service on a Committee for Employer = 2 points per year

Documentation Required: signed letter from Employer on letterhead evidencing years of service verifying at least 5 committee meetings per year during years of service uploaded into recertification tracker

Onsite/Offsite Supervisor for Practicum or Internship of students or entry level professionals:

Onsite/Offsite Supervisor for Practicum or Internship of students or entry level professionals = 0.25 points per hour

Documentation Required: copy of the CCE form provided to student or letter from university stating the hours supervised, or if an entry level professional, a letter from the employer stating the number of hours supervised