ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Professional Orientation / Foundations

Self in Society

Examines the development of self-understanding and the influences of interpersonal relations in school counseling, college personnel services, and mental health counseling. Investigates the social, psychological and philosophical foundations of counseling. Introduces students to professional, ethical, theoretical and practical aspects of school counseling, college counseling, and mental health counseling. Examines aspects of various academic disciplines pertinent to the development of the counselor, college personnel worker, and mental health counselor, providing a broad base for individual speculations regarding issues in school counseling, college personnel worker, and mental health counselor.
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