You have the control and ability to elect those whom you believe will best serve your interests and those of the profession. I encourage you to take a look at who is running for ACA national, region and division positions. Make your voice heard — by voting!
Last month, Governing Council convened to discuss the American Counseling Association’s current strategic plan. Now in its second year, this road map helps to chart our direction for both the association and the profession. More than just an academic exercise, ACA’s plan is a living, breathing, evolving guide for ACA. I was impressed with the…continue reading
Divisiveness. Family separation. Gun violence. Racism. Bullying. Disrespect. Do these words seem as if they were pulled directly from the most recent issues of The Washington Post or the evening news? Do these words raise something in those of you who work as professional counselors or counselor educators? Are these words that you have been…continue reading
We simply must make sure that professional counselors are seen, that they are heard, and that we take advocacy seriously. Too many people in positions of authority to make decisions that affect counselors’ practice and the lives of clients do not have the information or expertise necessary to deliver choices that will be of the greatest community benefit.