Nominations are now open for our Executive Council. The ACCA is seeking nominations for the following positions: President-Elect (3 year term): Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated leadership in ACCA including serving on the ACCA Executive Council, as an ACCA Committee Chair, or in significant and active state division leadership. Secretary (2 year term): Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated leadership […]
To submit your proposal(s) for a conference breakout session please click here. All proposals must be submitted by March 1, 2013. Program submitters will be notified via email by May 3, 2013 as to whether they have been accepted by the 2013 Program Committee.
The 2012 National Survey of College Counseling, compiled by Robert P. Gallagher at the University of Pittsburgh, is now available for download. Click here to download the survey in PDF format.
As campus teams that identify and monitor students whose behaviors may be troubling have become more widespread, the Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA) recognized the need for a resource that would help both existing and new teams make informed decisions about their structure, scope, functions, and day-to-day operations. Therefore, HEMHA has produced Balancing Safety […]
Four-year college and university counselors for years now have watched their budgets shrink even as their workloads increase in quantity and difficulty. The same is true for community college counselors – but, as shown by the second edition of an annual survey of those in the profession, they’ve also got a whole barrage of other […]
Suicide and depression affect many people, through personal experiences or through the experiences of friends and family. This video, made by the students of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, attempts to break through the taboo surrounding the topic and give hope to all those who are suffering. National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) National Suicide Prevention […]
This article from the American Psychological Association looks at the scarcity of mental health services in some community colleges: the challenges that many 2 year/community colleges face. Despite mounting mental health problems among students at community colleges, fewer than 13 percent provide psychiatric services for students, finds a January survey by the American College Counseling […]
The 2011 National Survey of College Counseling, compiled by Robert P. Gallagher at the University of Pittsburgh, is now available for download. Click here to access the survey in PDF format.
From the American College Counseling Association Community College Task Force Enrollment in community and 2 year college is at an all time high. According to the US Labor department (2009) about 48% of high school graduates went to college in the early 2000’s. Today 70% of high school graduates attend college after graduation. Community college […]