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The results of the 2013 National Survey of College Counseling are now available. Our thanks go out to Dr. Bob Gallagher, who has dedicated his time and expertise to creating these important reports. Note that this is the first time the Survey has included data from non-directors and community colleges; therefore, for 2013 there are 3 reports: […]

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Great news! The ACCA is now offering the Orientation to College Counseling series as a webinar. The four sections (Campus Setting, Clinical Foundations, Outreach Programming, and Student Development) can be completed individually for $45 (members) or complete all four and receive a certificate of completion. After watching the webinar you will answer the evaluation questions and […]

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The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) announces two research award opportunities for 2014. Grants are awarded to research in the field of college mental health at both the graduate and doctoral level of study. Please complete this application. Deadline is July 1, 2014. Please contact Dr. Monica Osburn with any questions in regard to the research […]

Amy M. Lenhart, MA, LPC, NCC, Chair and Editor of the ACCA Community College Survey ACCA has supported a third survey which continues to gather important benchmark data for the community college arena.  Although students in all areas of higher education continue to face mental health challenges, there continues to be differences in how counseling […]

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Community Colleges: Keeping pace with a changing America and playing a significant role in higher education. Download the survey results (PDF) Download the press release (PDF) Amy Lenhart, Chair alenhart@collin.edu Jon Edwards, Author JEdwards@massbay.edu For immediate release: “The overwhelming majority of survey respondents who said they are no longer in college (attendance stopped in the […]

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The 2013 ACCA Awards Nominations are now open. All nominators/nominees (except those for the Advocacy Award) must be ACCA members. The deadline for nominations is Monday July 1st, 2013. Download the form here and return it by Monday July 1, 2013. Below are the list of awards up for nomination: Professional Leadership Demonstrated leadership in some […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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