Forms

ACGC released the revised Standards of Accreditation for Graduate Programs in Genetic Counseling, effective October 1, 2019. For more information, please see the Standards of Accreditation page.

New Standards: Relevant Policies, Documents and Applications

The following policies, documents and applications are based on the new Standards of Accreditation, effective October 1, 2019. Applications are available for download for your reference. Programs are required to complete these applications in an online format in the accreditation management system (AMS) implemented by ACGC. Please contact Jenna Campbell at Jenna.Campbell@gceducation.org to gain access to the AMS.

Policies and Documents

Accreditation Manual (New Standards): Effective October 1, 2019

Revised Standards of Accreditation: Effective October 1, 2019

Substantive Change Policy:  Effective October 1, 2019. For access to the Substantive Change forms please contact Amalia Paul at info@gceducation.org

Accreditation Applications

Application for Candidacy – see table below for compliance dates

Accreditation Self-Study – please note that this is the 2021 self-study; the self-study to be used for the 2022 review cycle will be available at a later date. Please contact Jenna Campbell at Jenna.Campbell@gceducation.org with questions. 

Biosketch Template – Program Director

Biosketch Template – Other Program Leadership

Biosketch Template – Instructional Faculty

New Program Application for Accreditationsee table below for compliance dates

Report of Current Status – please note that this is the 2021 Report of Current Status (RCS) form and is subject to change for 2022. Also, this form is for fully accredited programs.

Note: The RCS form is slightly different and shorter for programs that have the Accredited, New Program status. Also, programs complete only an abbreviated RCS form during the year that they are undergoing reaccreditation. To obtain these RCS forms, please contact Jenna Campbell at Jenna.Campbell@gceducation.org.

Forms: All Standards

The following forms may be used with either the revised or the previous Standards of Accreditation (or they do not contain any reference to the Standards):

Complaint Form

Interpretive Guidance Form

Petition for Variance Form

Program Leadership Change Report

Programs are required to complete the form in an online format in the accreditation management system (AMS) implemented by ACGC. Please contact Amalia Paul at info@gceducation.org to obtain access to this form in the AMS. You may download a blank Program Leadership Change Report for your reference using the link above.

Volunteer Application

Other Policies and Documents

ACGC Bylaws

Complaint Policy

Practice-Based Competencies

Request for Reconsideration Policy

ACGC Guidance Related to Compliance with the Standards in Time of COVID-19 View Here