ACA National Awards

ACA State Branch Advocacy Award

The ACA State Branch Advocacy Award recognizes a state counseling organization for excellence in legislative advocacy efforts. Nominations for this award are assessed by the ACA Public Policy & Legislation Committee.

Presented to the Illinois Counseling Association

The Illinois Counseling Association will be celebrating 70 years of service to the counseling profession in 2018. We are currently made up of 14 active divisions, 11 chapters,  6 interest groups and 4 task forces focusing on current issues facing counselors today such as insurance, diversity, violence, and continuing education opportunities. At present we serve over 2,700 members in Illinois and publish quarterly newsletters, an annual magazine and a journal. ICA offers 2 conferences each year and focuses on supporting the conferences and workshops offered by our various divisions. Service to our members and the counseling profession is our primary focus and we strive to improve that service every year.


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