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The Fierce List (of Counseling Jobs)

  • VIRGINIA - Wythe Well Being Emotional and Behavioral Health

    Apr 28, 2016
    Wythe Well Being Emotional and Behavioral Health is seeking a licensed therapist to provide outpatient treatment with adults, youth, and families, regarding issues of mental health, substance abuse, anger management, parenting, trauma, and adjustment disorders, among others. Position will be a part of a system of care approach, providing clinical assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, and clinical leadership to the client's treatment team.
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  • MARYLAND - MCDANIEL COLLEGE - Two Positions

    Apr 22, 2016
    McDaniel College Graduate and Professional Studies division is seeking to maintain its strong and productive graduate level counseling programs through two new faculty appointments. McDaniel College operates a vibrant counseling program with tracks in both mental health and school counseling.
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  • CALIFORNIA - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE - Director, University Counseling Services

    Apr 21, 2016
    The office of University Counseling Services provides a diverse and multidisciplinary staff committed to the mission of providing student learning focused high quality psychological services, outreach, and training that foster the productive mental health and success of students while contributing to a safe, welcoming, and multi-culturally aware campus community.
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  • NEW YORK - SUNY OSWEGO - Assistant Professor of Counseling Services (School Counseling)

    Apr 20, 2016
    The Department of Counseling & Psychological Services at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Counseling Services (School Counseling) position.
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New Partnership Promotes Nationwide Conversations on Mental Health

by Amber McLaughlin | Jul 29, 2013
Earlier this year, President Obama called on Americans to start a “national conversation to increase understanding about mental health," and directed the secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education to launch the National Dialogue on Mental Health. ACA is answering the President's call by partnering with Creating Community Solutions, an integral part of the National Dialogue initiative.



Creating Community Solutions aims to foster discussions on mental health issues by organizing community conversations in cities and towns across the nation, as well as through social media outreach. More than 53,000 counseling professionals are part of ACA, and it is our hope that members will lend their professional expertise by participating in these local conversations and engaging people through social media channels.

Through this partnership, you can find information on pre-scheduled local conversations hosted by Creating Community Solutions, as well as resources that will help you plan and host your own community conversation. ACA's partnership with Creating Community Solutions also provides detailed instructions for using social media to connect with other interested parties who may want to participate and/or share your thoughts during and after an event. By leveraging Facebook and Twitter, you will have a greater chance of engaging more members of your community.

These National Dialogue conversations provide a great opportunity for counseling professionals to contribute expert advice, learn more about the mental health needs of their surrounding communities, and help create lasting and meaningful solutions to our nation's mental health challenges.

Though Creating Community Solutions has already hosted events in Albuquerque and Sacramento, the program is still in its infancy. If counseling professionals get involved, we can ensure that these community conversations become constructive steps toward reducing stigma and making mental health a priority for everyone.