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American Counseling Association

Organization information
HeadquartersAlexandria, Virginia, United States
PresidentDon W. Locke

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The American Counseling Association (ACA) is a professional organization of counselors in the United States. It is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors.

Its stated mission is to "enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity."

The association is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Who Needs DSM-5? A Strong Warning Comes From Professional Counselors - Psychiatric Times (blog) Tweet this news
Psychiatric Times (blog)--I just received a very important email from Dr Dayle Jones who chairs the DSM-5 Task Force of the -American Counseling Association- (ACA). Counselors provide a wide range of therapy, rehabilitation, ... - Date : Thu, 09 Jun 2011 11:49:19 GMT+00:00
Anderson Cooper Reports On 'Sissy Boy' Experiment - Opposing Views Tweet this news
Opposing Views--On the heels of the APA's conclusion, virtually every respected medical and psychological organization followed suit, including: the American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, -American Counseling Association-, Am - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 23:48:18 GMT+00:00
School Zone: Don't take for granted importance of counselors - Reno Gazette-Journal Tweet this news
Reno Gazette-Journal--Washoe County School District board of trustees has approved the results-based transformative -American- School -Counseling Association- (ASCA) National Model as a way to ensure that counselors implement a universal plan that is rele - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 08:41:01 GMT+00:00
Professional Counselor and Life Coach, Dacia Moore to appear on Book Bites for ... - (press release) Tweet this news (press release)--Dacia also has her Biblical Counseling Certification from the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and is a member of the national and local chapter of the -American Counseling Association- (ACA). She is an a - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:32:32 GMT+00:00
Republicans' New Bill Targets EMU - WHTC Tweet this news
WHTC---...- student Julia Ward, who claims she was sacked because she declined to counsel a gay client, which is against her religious beliefs. EMU officials say Ward was dismissed because she refused to follow the -American Counseling Association's- - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:54:22 GMT+00:00
Karen E. Goggans Joins The Stanford Who's Who Family - (press release) Tweet this news (press release)--During her collegiate career, Karen earned a Master's degree in Counseling from Mid America Nazarene University and a Bachelor's degree in Family Relations from Lipscomb University. She is a member of the -American Co - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:57:12 GMT+00:00
Bailey recognized for youth program - Online Athens Tweet this news
Online Athens--Deryl Bailey, an associate professor in the College of Education's department of -counseling- and human development services, has won the 2011 Professional Advancement Award from the -Association- for Specialists in Group Work, a divis - Date : Sun, 10 Apr 2011 04:33:53 GMT+00:00
Business briefs - Wooster Daily Record Tweet this news
Wooster Daily Record--SMITHVILLE -- Thomas H. Hohenshil was honored recently by the -American Counseling Association- as an ACA Fellow. Fellows are ACA members who have been recognized for outstanding contributions to the counseling profession at national - Date : Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:04:11 GMT+00:00
Professional Counselor and Life Coach Dacia Moore to appear on Book Bites for ... - PRLog.Org (press release) Tweet this news
PRLog.Org (press release)--Dacia also has her Biblical Counseling Certification from the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and is a member of the national and local chapter of the -American Counseling Association- (ACA). She is an active - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:57:09 GMT+00:00
9M Americans Gay or Bisexual - Newser Tweet this news
Newser---...- is displayed in a statement by American Academy of Pediatrics, -American Counseling Association-, American Association of School Administrators, American Federation of Teachers, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Associ - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:24:27 GMT+00:00

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