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ACA in the News: Suicide Hotline Numbers Spiked After Election
Nov 14, 2016
Dr. David Kaplan, ACA chief professional officer, is featured in this eye-opening article/resource from The Verge.
ACA President Issues Post-Election Statement of Support
Nov 10, 2016
Dear Counseling Colleagues,
We have just experienced a momentous election, one that unveiled a deep divide in our country. As counselors and mental health professionals at all venues, I urge us to hold close the beliefs and passion in our hearts, while we continue to assist and offer best practice to our students, clients, supervisees, and colleagues.
Center Founded by ACA Past President Cirecie West-Olatunji Receives NSF Grant
Nov 04, 2016
The Center for Traumatic Stress Research (CTSR) at Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) was recently awarded a major grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore perceptions of stereotype threat among African American engineering students. The grant award totals $289,089.00 over a two-year period.
ACA Issues Statement on Supreme Court Case
Nov 03, 2016
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving whether a transgender boy will be allowed to use the men’s restroom at his high school.
ACA Sponsors Final White House Convening on College and Career Readiness
Oct 25, 2016
2016 marks the fifth and final White House convening of the Obama administration to examine and explore the intersections of “cultural competence,” counseling, and college and career readiness of under-served youth. ACA members Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, Dean, School of Education at American University, and Vivian Lee, EdD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, will lead the event this weekend: Oct. 28-Oct. 30.
New Resource Page Helps Counselors Navigate the 2016 Election
Oct 20, 2016
The ACA Government Affairs team has developed an online toolkit for counselors. While the ACA does not endorse any candidates for office, it does encourage people to participate in the democratic process.
ACA Accepts 2016 ASAE Summit Award in Washington, DC
Oct 19, 2016
Representatives from ACA and Boys & Girls Clubs of America recently attended ASAE's 17th Annual Power of A - Summit Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC to accept an award for the 2016 Grow-Connect-Empower! Toolkit.
ACA Applauds White House Efforts to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools
Oct 04, 2016
New resources from the White House address the critical need for coordination among Federal, State, school, and community in creating a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.
ACA Media Spotlight: Counseling Millennials
Oct 03, 2016
ACA member, Dr. Cyrus Williams, spoke with MarketWatch about the unique patterns of an often misunderstood generation.
ACA Media Spotlight: Helping Child Refugees Cope With Trauma
Sep 29, 2016
ACA member, Dr. Cheryl Sawyer, recently spoke to Fusion about a Harry Potter-inspired project she developed to help refugee children unpack their trauma and give it a safe space to live.
ACA Media Spotlight: Talking to Kids About Death After Jose Fernandez's Tragic Boating Accident
Sep 27, 2016
ACA Chief Professional Officer, David Kaplan, spoke to the SunSentinel about shielding children from constant media coverage of the event and more.
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