- Inclusion of counselors in Medicare
- Improved counselor integration and employment by the Department of Veterans Affairs
- Increased counselor inclusion and recognition by the Department of Defense
- The creation of a federal occupational series for counselors
- Increased funding for the Minority Fellowship Program and other federal workforce programs
- Counselor recognition by the Indian Health Service
Additionally, NBCC is a sustaining member of the Fair Access Coalition on Testing, a national organization that works to ensure that the public has access to psychological and other testing instruments.