Western Region

Welcome to the Western Region webpage. The American Counseling Association has four regions. The Western Region represents professional counselors who live and practice in the western part of the US, as well as the Philippines.

There are 13 states, plus the Philippines, in the Western Region: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington State, and Wyoming. ACA members who reside in any of these jurisdictions and belong to the ACA automatically belong to the ACA-Western Region.

2014-2015 Leadership

Western Region Chair
Rosemarie Woodruff
woodruff@hawaii.edu

Western Region Chair-Elect
April Young
apriljyoung@hotmail.com

Western Region Past Chair
Heather Tustison
heathertustison@gmail.com

Governing Council Representative
Rachel Kristianson
rkristianson@gmail.com

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ACA in the News: Demonstration Series

by Amber McLaughlin | Apr 01, 2014
KHON2 TV visited the ACA 2014 Conference to see a live demonstration session that simulated counselors' responses after a shooting on a college campus.
ACA member Stephanie Dailey, a disaster mental health volunteer with the American Red Cross, was interviewed onsite. She discussed how disaster mental health professionals can be prepared to help the public during an emergency.