Institutes

A multicultural travel opportunity that allows participants to engage with new communities and learn about their mental health strengths and challenges. NCCs: Take advantage of a $100 discount.

Journey to extraordinary locations, foster new relationships, and earn continuing education hours!


What it is: A one- to two-week learning experience to specific locations in the United States or abroad.

Who can attend: National Certified Counselors (NCCs), counselors, counseling students, and other professionals. Select institutes are tailored specifically for NCCs. NCCs have priority for all institutes.

Purpose: Interact with the local community and mental health professionals, and learn about the mental health reality in a given community or country. Some institutes provide service learning and an exchange of professional expertise with the local community (i.e., hold workshops or presentations, teach, or attend conferences).

For more information, please review NBCC‑I’s policy.

Partners: NBCC‑I works with the Global Engagement Institute and the Global Livingston Institute to organize intitutes and also cooperates with the University of Holy Cross regarding their institutes.

Upcoming Institute Trips

Pisa, Piazza dei miracoli
May-June 2018: Italy
Ruins of Dunluce Castle, County Atrim, Northern Ireland
July-August 2018: Ireland
Traditional boats at Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda Africa
August 2018: Uganda | CE Info
Two Topi standing on savanna looking at camera, Akagera National Park, Rwanda
November 2018: Rwanda | CE Info
Tourists taking picture. Rower using her feet to propel oars
December 2018: Vietnam | CE Info

FAQ

Guests are not allowed to accompany institute participants.

Institutes are led by NBCC‑I staff, institute partners, or representatives chosen by NBCC‑I.

NBCC‑I does not currently offer institute scholarships. However, we hope to offer financial assistance in the program’s future.

Institute Questions:

NBCC International has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 803. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NBCC International is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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