IECA INTERNATIONAL SUB-SPECIALTY DESIGNATION
The International sub-specialty designation is a secondary specialty and can be earned only by IECA members who have the School (S), College (C), Graduate School (G), or Therapeutic (T) Designations. International is not a stand-alone specialty. IECA members who wish to include International in their IECA Membership Directory listing are required to complete the application form below. Please note that the required expertise to work with International students may be acquired at any time after admission into IECA and the “I” listing will be added when appropriate.
Part I – International Populations Served
- Indicate on the application the primary specialty area(s) for which you are applying when advising students seeking admission “in your home country.”
- Indicate on the application the primary specialty area(s) for which you are applying when advising students seeking admission “outside of your home country.”
- If you are based in U.S. or Canada, consider US/Canada as your home country.
Part II – Protocol
- Provide a description of the protocol used when determining options for an international student. Include description of services as well as mode of delivery.
Part III – Campus Visits
- For IECs who work with students applying to institutions within your home country, no additional visits are necessary. The visits in your specialty area(s) will suffice.
- IECs who work with students applying to institutions outside of your home country are required to have a minimum of 10 visits per primary specialty area(s) in which you practice; all visits must be within the past 5 years.
- Divide visits by specialty. Each specialty should be divided by year and include month of visit.
- For IECs based in the U.S. or Canada, consider US/Canada combined as your home country.
Part IV – Number of International Clients Advised
- Following the format provided on the application, upload a list of where your students have been placed. You must have advised a minimum of 10 clients per primary specialty area(s) within the last 5 years. [You must follow the format example in Part IV of the application.]
Part V – Experience and Professional Development (applies to sections “A” through “G”)
- Section “A”: Please answer the three bulleted items.
- Sections “B” through “G” may be answered directly on the application; upload additional information if needed.
Part VI – Review of Promotional Materials
- Upload copies of brochures and promotional materials. If your materials are online, providing the link to your website will suffice.
IECA International Designation Application
(a secondary specialty)
The International Designation can be earned only by those who have the School, College, Graduate School, or Special Needs Designations. International is not a stand-alone specialty.