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A variety of webinars that reward continuing education credits are available for psychologists and licensed counselors.  Current webinar titles include:

  • Counseling on Development, Spirituality and Religion
  • College Students and Internet-based Counseling
  • 2015 Conference Keynote Address - 
  • Counseling South Asian International Students
  • Mental Health at the Community College
  • Working with International Students from China
  • Orientation to College Counseling (4-Part Series)


On any given day you will find relevant topics and questions on ACCA-L, the electronic mail list (listserv) of the American College Counseling Association. ACCA-L is used regularly by over 1,500 college counselors for discussion of professional issues, information exchange, job openings, networking, and support related to counseling in higher education settings.


The Journal of College Counseling is published three times per year in April, July, and October and continues to be the fastest growing journal in ACA’s library.  ACCA members receive the Journal as a benefit of membership.  It contains practical and theory based information and research that is of great benefit to the counselor, educator, and practitioner.



Brain Matters is a LIVE weekly radio show hosted by Dr. BJ Guenther, a staff therapist at the University of Alabama Counseling Center. The show airs on the campus radio station WVUAFM 90.7 The Capstone and can be heard live online at www.wvuafm.ua.edu on Tuesdays from 6-7PM CST.  The show features topics pertaining to college mental health.  Dr. Guenther interviews guests to discuss such topics as depression, test anxiety, relationships, eating disorders, stress management and many more. Questions can be posed to the show’s address atbrainmattersradio@wvuafm.ua.edu.


Access to the Counseling Standards for Higher Education from the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS).  CAS is the pre-eminent force for promoting standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs.  CAS Counseling Standards can be used by a counseling center for program & service improvement, measures of quality and effectiveness, measure impact on learning and development, design of new programs & services, institutional self-studies & preparation for accreditation or program review.  ACCA members have access to the Counseling Standard which normally costs $45.00.

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Upcoming Events

ACCA Annual Conference
San Diego, CA
February 7-10, 2019

ACCA Annual Conference
Washington, DC
February 27 - March 1, 2020

Announcements

The HEMHA Distance Counseling Guide has been added to the resources page.

2018-2019 Research Grant Applications are now being accepted.  Follow the link to learn more about ACCA Research Grant Awards

Please note the addition of the College Counseling & Psychological Services Knowledge Base to the resources page.

ACCA Members in the News

Janelle Johnson is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Colleges Use Technology to Help Students Manage Mental Health, October 5, 2018.


Lisa Adams is quoted in the Washington Post article College Students are forming mental-health clubs - and they're making a difference.
June 28, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Flawed Judgement in Use of Force Against Students.
April 19, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article A World Without Depression.
April 3, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Time article Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety - But Schools Can't Keep Up.
March 19, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Moving Away from Charging for Counseling
February 7, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Suicide Data
January 11, 2018

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article All by Myself
October 26, 2017

Lisa Adams is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article Suicide Victims as Art Subjects
October 10, 2017


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