November 2016 

Mississippi Counseling Association 
2016 MCA Fall Conference 
November 2-4, 2016 
Biloxi, MS  

Ohio Counseling Association 
OCA Conference  
November 2-4, 2016 
Columbus, OH  

Illinois Counseling Association 
2016 ICA Fall Program 
November 3-5, 2016 
Springfield, IL  

Maryland Counseling Association 
MCA Annual Conference 
November 4-5, 2016 
Baltimore, MD  

Oregon Counselors Association  T
he Oregon Mental Health Practitioners Conference 
November 4-5, 2016 
Portland, OR  

Kentucky Counseling Association 
KCA Conference  
November 9-11, 2016 
Louisville, KY  

Western Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) 
WACES Conference 
November 9-13, 2016 
Vancouver, BC  

Virginia Counselors Association 
VCA Annual Convention 
November 10-12, 2017 
Williamsburg, VA  

West Virginia Counseling Association 
Fall Conference 
November 10-12, 2017 
Sutton/Flatwoods, WV 

Minnesota Counseling Association 
Annual Conference 
November 11, 2016  

Pennsylvania Counseling Association 
48th Annual PCA Conference 
November 11-13, 2016 
State College, PA  

Wisconsin Counseling Association 
November 12, 2016 
Milwaukee, WI  

Alabama Counseling Association 
Annual Conference 2016 
November 16-18, 2016 
Birmingham, AL  

Arkansas Counseling Association 
ArCA Conference 
November 16-18, 1016 
Hot Spring, AR  

Tennessee Counseling Association 
58th Annual Conference 
November 20-22, 2016 
Murfreesboro, TN  

Puerto Rico Counseling Association 
November 30 – December 2, 2016 
Rio Grande, PR 

February 2017 

International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
2017 IAMFC World Conference
February 2-4, 2017
New Orleans, LA

North Dakota Counseling Association 
Annual Conference 
February 12-14, 2017 
Bismarck, ND  

American College Counseling Association (ACCA) 
10th Annual ACCA Conference 
February 16-19,  2017 
Tampa, FL  

South Carolina Counseling Association  
Annual conference 
February 23-24, 2017 
Isle of Palms, SC  

March 2017 

Kansas Counseling Association 
KCA Conference
March 1-3, 2017 
Manhattan, KS  

American Counseling Association of the Virgin Islands 
Annual Conference  
March 3, 3017  

American Counseling Association  
ACA 2017 Conference & Expo  
March 16-19, 2017  
San Francisco, CA

April 2017 

Maine Counseling Association 
Annual Conference 
April 10-11, 2017 
Rockport, ME  

May 2017 

South Dakota Counseling Association 
May 4-6, 2017  

June 2017 

New Mexico Counseling Association 
June 2-4, 2017  

National Employment Counseling Association (NCDA) 
The Global Career Development Conference 
June 28-30, 2017 
Orlando, FL  


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Newtown Lions Foundation Sandy Hook Elementary Fund Needs Your Help

by Amber McLaughlin | Nov 25, 2013
The following is a heartfelt message from ACA’s Connecticut branch, the Connecticut Counseling Association, about the continued need to support those affected by the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting, the Connecticut Counseling Association partnered with The Newtown Lions Club to create the Newtown Lions Foundation Sandy Hook Elementary Fund.  The fund pays all the counseling costs for Sandy Hook Elementary family members, staff and first responders.  Individuals may pick any licensed clinician and the fund will cover their out of pocket expenses.  If the individual has no insurance, the Fund covers all the costs.

As of November, the Foundation has collected a little over $300,000, and has paid out over $200,000.  The Newtown Lions and CCA are committed to keeping the fund going for ten years, but right now they are concerned that they will not be able to keep the fund going for much longer as the demand for Mental Health services is great. The Chair of the Foundation is Bob Schmidt, a past ACA North Atlantic Region Chair.  He is working side by side with CCA Executive Director, Deborah DelVecchio-Scully.

The anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy is December 14.  Please consider making a donation to support the mental health recovery of the Sandy Hook community. Online donations ca be made here or you can mail a check to The Newtown Lions Foundation Sandy Hook Elementary Fund, Box 218, Newtown, CT 06470.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, so any donation is tax deductible.

"My husband was out of work for several months this year.  If it was not for the Fund, we would not have been able to afford counseling.  Thank you so very much."
~ A Sandy Hook Mom

"We have been through such difficult times, but thanks to the Lions Club it is easy to get the counseling we need."
~ A Sandy Hook Parent