Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Program is Approved for
Continuing Education Credits by the International Coach Federation, the
HR Certification Institute, and the National Board for Certified
Gainesville, FL (PRWEB)
May 13, 2010 -- The Center for Applications of Psychological Type
(CAPT) announced today that its Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®)
Certification Program has been awarded approval for continuing
education (CE) credits by the National Board for Certified Counselors
(NBCC), the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), and the International
Coach Federation (ICF).
The most recent addition to CAPT's
lineup of training and development programs approved for continuing
education is the International Coach Federation, which has approved the
MBTI® Certification Program for 28 Continuing Coaching Education (CCE)
units. Credentialed coaches must earn 40 hours of Continuing Coach
Education every three years in order to retain their credential.
"Coaches are an increasing part of our training business," says Lisa
Orr, CAPT's Director of Operations. "The MBTI® assessment gives coaches
an effective tool to help maximize their client's personal and
professional potential. We are pleased to have the CAPT MBTI®
Certification Program accepted for ICF's rigorous credentialing
CAPT's MBTI® Certification program
is also approved for recertification credit hours through the HR
Certification Institute, and credits from the program apply toward the
following certifications for HR professionals: PHR® (Professional in
Human Resources), SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources), GPHR®
(Global Professional in Human Resources).
Certified counselors must also maintain their credential, and CAPT is
recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to
offer continuing education credits for National Certified Counselors.
In addition, CAPT is approved to offer continuing education credits by
the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy
and Mental Health Counseling, the Florida Board of Psychology, the
Florida Office of School Psychology, and the Florida Council of
Dietetics and Nutrition. Programs approved by these organizations
include CAPT's MBTI® Certification, MBTI® Step II™ program, and the MBTI® Step III™ Certification program.
Both the HRCI and NBCC approvals apply to credits earned from CAPT's MBTI® Step III™ Certification program,
as well as CAPT's wide variety of advanced application training
programs that focus on working with the MBTI® instrument, including
coaching, working with teams, career counseling, and developing
CAPT delivers over 60 professional training programs each year, and
offers them in 15 cities throughout the USA. For over thirty years CAPT
has been successfully training professionals in the fields of
organizational development, management consulting, personal coaching,
leadership development and team building, and counseling for
individuals and families. CAPT is one of only three authorized
providers of the MBTI® Certification Program, and is the exclusive
provider of the MBTI® Step III™ Certification program.
Follow this link to learn more about CAPT's professional training programs.
About CAPT: CAPT is a not-for-profit publishing, training, and research
organization founded by Isabel Myers and Mary McCaulley in 1975. CAPT
offers a wide variety of training, educational materials, books, as
well as cultural, group, and Jungian assessment tools to consultants,
trainers, counselors and individuals for self-growth, career
development, and improved relationships. For more information, visit www.capt.org.
About ICF: The International Coach Federation is the leading global
organization for coaches, with over 16,500 members in more than 90
countries, dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting
high ethical standards, providing independent certification, and
building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. The ICF is the
only organization that awards a global credential which is currently
held by 6,000 coaches worldwide. For more information, visit www.coachfederation.org.
About NBCC: The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is the
nation's premier professional certification board devoted to
credentialing counselors who meet standards for the general and
specialty practices of professional counseling. For more information,
About HRCI: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), an affiliate of the
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), is the administrator of
professional certifications for human resource professionals. The HR
Certification Institute develops and delivers credentialing programs to
validate mastery in the field of human resource management and to
promote organizational effectiveness. For more information, visit www.hrci.org.