April is Counseling Awareness Month!

Apr 01, 2009
Click here for a guide to how you can help raise awareness in your community. Do you have your ACA Membership certificate displayed? Need one? Buy one during April for 50% off!

The more than 40,000 members of the American Counseling Association (ACA) take considerable pride in both their work and their accomplishments and seek to make the importance of counseling and the role of counselors better known throughout the nation and the world. To this end, ACA designates April of each year as Counseling Awareness Month, a time of advocacy for the profession and celebration of the outstanding efforts of counselors in myriad settings as they seek to facilitate the growth and development of all people.

Over the course of the next few weeks ACA will continue to roll out information that will allow members to plan and implement activities and events that call public attention to counseling and the role of professional counselors. Review the strategies herein and lay out a strategy in your work setting for improving awareness of the counselor’s important work.

It’s our month – let’s pull out the stops in making it a success!

Read More:

Public Awareness Ideas and Strategies for Professional Counselors (PDF)

ACA Membership Certificates: 50% off during April!

Show your commitment to your profession and its ethical standards and practices by displaying an ACA Membership certificate! To help you celebrate Counseling Awareness Month, ACA is offering the ready-to-frame ACA membership certificate with a gold border for only $8.50. Regular price is $17. To take advantage of this special offer, please call 800-347-6647 x222 (M-F, 8 am – 7pm). Credit card only. Offer not available online. To view wood or metal-framed certificate options, log on to the ACA website using your username and password, click on Counselors, then on Framed Certificate Order Form.

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