2014 Counseling Awareness Month - Media Tips for Members (Download)
Get Involved! Do Your Part to Promote CAM 2014
Engage with your local media outlets to help spread the word about Counseling Awareness Month and the power of counseling in today's society. This document explains how to approach members of the media with story ideas and addresses current trends in the field. Also included are examples of successful media placements featuring ACA leadership and members.
2014 Counseling Awareness Month Information (Download)
This document provides information about the American Counseling Association (ACA), 2014 Counseling Awareness Month, and the profession of counseling. Included are useful links to ACA’s monthly publication, Counseling Today
, in addition to credible resources for statistics and facts on mental health.
Professional Counseling Fact Sheet (Download)
It can be difficult to understand the differences between mental health professions, so ACA created this document to explain how professional counseling differs from psychiatry, psychology, and social work. It also provides a general overview of how the counseling process works and the various ways in which individuals can pursue counseling.