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Participate in the annual team-based competition for master and doctoral students. Pit your ethical decision-making skills against other teams across the nation.

ACA Graduate Student Ethics Competition Structure and Rules (PDF)


Key Dates
Registration: August 24—September 30
Scenarios Identified: October 1
Submission Deadline: October 31
Announcement of Competition Winners: February 2018

If you have any questions about the competition, please contact ethicscomp@counseling.org



Prizes
Prizes recognizing the top three master's teams and top three doctoral teams will be presented to the winners during the awards ceremony. In addition, one master's team and one doctoral team will receive an honorable mention. The names and institutions of the winning master's and doctoral teams will be published in Counseling Today and posted online.

First Place: Each student team member will receive a complimentary registration to the ACA 2018 Conference & Expo in Atlanta, a $100 gift certificate to the ACA Bookstore and a certificate. Each member will also receive a letter of recognition.

Second Place: Each student team member will receive a $75 gift certificate to the ACA Bookstore and a certificate. Each member will also receive a letter of recognition.

Third Place: Each student team member will receive a $50 gift certificate to the ACA Bookstore and a certificate. Each member will also receive a letter of recognition.

Honorable Mention: Each team member will receive a letter of recognition and a certificate.

In addition, all members of winning teams will be invited to attend the ACA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo to receive recognition at the National Awards Ceremony.
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