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    • The mission of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity. - See more at: https://www.counseling.org/membership/aca-and-you#sthash.RfEA3b83.dpuf
       

      The mission of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity.

       

      ACA Membership Can Help You in Every Stage of Your Counseling Career

      ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing the community of counselors in various practice settings.  ACA provides you with professional development, continuing education opportunities, advocacy services, credibility, and networking opportunities. ACA helps counseling professionals like you develop your skills and expand your knowledge base.

      Learn About Our Different Types of Membership

       

      Membership in ACA can help you do it all.  At every stage of your career – student to seasoned professional – ACA will help you be your very best.

      Join Now

      • Learn more about your specialty—join a division
      • Maximize your Professional Development
      • Stay ahead of the educational learning curve
      • Advocate for the counseling care of tomorrow
      • Expand your networking connections
      • More Member Benefits
      - See more at: https://www.counseling.org/membership/aca-and-you#sthash.RfEA3b83.dpuf
       

      The mission of the American Counseling Association (ACA) is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, advancing the counseling profession, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity.

       

      ACA Membership Can Help You in Every Stage of Your Counseling Career

      ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing the community of counselors in various practice settings.  ACA provides you with professional development, continuing education opportunities, advocacy services, credibility, and networking opportunities. ACA helps counseling professionals like you develop your skills and expand your knowledge base.

      Learn About Our Different Types of Membership

       

      Membership in ACA can help you do it all.  At every stage of your career – student to seasoned professional – ACA will help you be your very best.

      Join Now

      • Learn more about your specialty—join a division
      • Maximize your Professional Development
      • Stay ahead of the educational learning curve
      • Advocate for the counseling care of tomorrow
      • Expand your networking connections
      • More Member Benefits
      - See more at: https://www.counseling.org/membership/aca-and-you#sthash.RfEA3b83.dpufAmerican Counseling Association:  The mission of the American Counseling Association is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of quality counselorAccredited Schools in Iowa
    • American School Counselor Association:   The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.
    • ASCA National Model  The American School Counselor Association provides this site for Information on the four quadrants of the model for school counseling - foundation, delivery, management, accountability.  The site also has an executive summary of the model in both English and Spanish.
    • Best Colleges.com is a resources for students seeking to determine college options.  The students and their families can check on online associate degrees, bachelors degrees, colleges by state, and also access answers for whyfinancing? and resources for success.
    • Career Paths in Counseling:  In this guide, readers will get a glimpse of what the counseling profession entails, including the different types of counseling jobs, the salaries that professionals earn, and the projected job growth for the field.
    • Cyber Degrees:  The field of cyber security has never been hotter. To help your students find their dream job, this site offers  a comprehensive directory of colleges and universities offering cyber security degrees, as well as a wealth of information on career paths within the cyber security field, security clearances, the range of professional security certifications available, free online courses in security topics and more.  You may sort by state, interest, and format (bricks and mortar vs online).
    • Elementary School Counseling  The purpose of this site is to provide school counselors with the resources and support they need to run effective school counseling programs
    • Guide to Online Learning:  This website provides information on online colleges and universities, addressing affordability, access, and quality.
    • How to Become a Counselor:  This guide details the steps to becoming a professional school counselor, including an overview of academic programs and the skills needed to be successful in this career.
    • Iowa School  Counselor Association:  The mission of the ISCA to advance the academic, career and emotional/social development of all students through excellence in professional school counseling.
    • PsychologyDegrees.org is the most comprehensive psychology degree guide on the web. With over 3,100 different psychology degrees and 1,700 different universities in their database that have a psychology degree program offering, they are the top resource for finding an accredited psychology degree.
    • School-Counselor.org  This site provides certification and career information.  Click here to find out more about the school counseling field in Iowa and other states across the nation.

This page was updated on February 12, 2022.

Please send additional URLs with brief descriptions to Lou Howell at LouHowell@gmail.com. Be sure to follow Iowa ASCD on Twitter @IowaASCD.