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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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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ACCA Day of Learning at 2014 ACA Conference in Hawaii

December 19, 2013 Conferences

It’s not too hard to get excited about going to Hawaii for the 2014 ACA Conference, but for good measure, here is one additional reason to be excited. Each year at the ACA Conference, ACCA hosts a Day of Learning for counselors working or interested in working in college counseling. This year we have three […]

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Upcoming Webinar: “Assessing Threats Made with Technology”

October 18, 2013 News

  The ACCA, in cooperation with PaperClip Communications, are presenting a webinar Thursday February 12th. Click here to sign up and join host Brian Van Brunt Ed.D. for this event. Product Summary A faculty member is in jail after allegedly posting on FacebookTM that he might climb a campus facility with a high-powered rifle “with […]

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Orientation to College Counseling Webinars for CEU Credit Now Available

September 25, 2013 News

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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2014 Research Grant Announcement

September 23, 2013 News

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 […]

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Fall 2013 ACCA Community/Two Year College Survey

September 6, 2013 News

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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2013 Community College Task Force Survey Results

June 18, 2013 News

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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