“The Power of Positive” Workshop in Puerto Rico

November 5, 2014 News

The Power of Positive: Utilizing Positive Psychology to Improve Student Well-Being Join us for a LIVE workshop at the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras Campus! The President of the American College Counseling Association, Tamara Knapp-Grosz, Ph.D., presents an orientation to the field of Positive Psychology and Well-Being Theory and it’s applications to college counseling. […]

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Thank You, ACCA!

October 6, 2014 Conferences

Each year, ACCA chooses a charity that positively affects the lives of college students in need. This year, we chose the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund. This amazing organization provides financial assistance for children of fallen soldiers to attend college. At the conference in San Antonio, ACCA members generously contributed $350 to this worthwhile […]

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2014 National College Counseling Center Survey Results

September 26, 2014 News

The 2014 National Survey of College Counseling Centers is now available. This if the final year that Dr. Bob Gallagher will be publishing the survey that he began in 1981. Many thanks to him for sharing his dedication and expertise over the years to creating these important reports. Download the survey in PDF format here. […]

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Free Multicultural Webinar Presented by ACCA and AMCD

September 12, 2014 News

The ACCA are very happy to announce our very first Joint webinar with the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development: Multicultural Counseling Competency: What Every College Counselor Needs to Know about Working with International Students This webinar is free for ACCA, SCCCP and AUCCD members but there is an additional cost if CEUs are requested. […]

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Community College Counseling Survey Results

August 29, 2014 News

The results of the 4th annual ACCA Survey of Community College Counseling for 2013-2014 have been released! The survey was conducted by Amy Lehnart from Collin College in Texas and Jon Edwards from Massachusetts Bay Community College. Responses were analyzed from 179 Counselors from Community and Two Year colleges representing 39 different states and the Commonwealth of […]

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2014 Election and Nominees

August 14, 2014 Election

The 2014 Election will open in late fall and those elected will start their terms July 1, 2015. Be sure to watch for communications about voting. Below are the nominees in this year’s election: Chris Corbett – President-Elect LynnDee Horne – Member-at-Large State Divisions David Julius Ford – Member-at-Large State Divisions Liane de Souza – Member-at-Large State Divisions Raime Thibodeaux – Treasurer […]

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President’s Welcome

July 21, 2014 President's Welcome

Welcome to the American College Counseling Association (ACCA), a division of the American Counseling Association!   We are a professional organization with more than 1,400 members dedicated to the promotion of the college counseling profession. As College Counselors we shape not only the mental health and wellbeing of our students, but our campus communities as well. […]

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Hawaii ACA Conference Recap

April 11, 2014 Conferences

Attending American Counseling Association’s national conference in Hawaii gave us an opportunity to connect with college counselors from the US and nationwide. Some of the highlights include Dr. Josh Gunn’s hot topics in college counseling presentation, as well as Dr. Monica Osburn’s presentation on breaking in and rising up in college counseling. Dr. Brian Van […]

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New PAPA Paper: “What’s in a Name?”

January 14, 2014 News

The American College Counseling Association’s new Public Awareness and Professional Advocacy (PAPA) committee has completed their first paper together. This PAPA paper explores if “what’s in a name” hinders/helps higher education mental health professionals. We hope that you will take time to read the paper and the research regarding this topic. Under the Members tab […]

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