Welcome to the the Arizona Counselors Association (AzCA) website. AzCA is one of the state branches of the American Counseling Association and we have 2 divisions (AzACES & AzALGBTIC) and 2 regional chapters (Southeastern & Northern Arizona).

The Arizona Counselors Association has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2003. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. The Arizona Counselors Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 

If you are not a member, please consider joining this professional counseling organization. Becoming a member is easy, just a click away. With your membership comes many benefits, including discounted rates on our high-quality conference, access to our career center, being able to be involved and staying current with legislation, and a large network of counseling professionals including practitioners, educators, and students with whom to network.

If you are a member, we are so happy to have you in the AzCA family. We hope that you are visiting the website often, attending our events, networking with others and having a voice in the issues that matter most to our profession. Thank you for visiting our website.



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DACA News Creates Mental Health Concerns

In the coming months, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which was created in 2012, could be amended or eliminated. The potential changes to the program—and the insecurity related to those changes—threaten the daily life and livelihood of more than 800,000 individuals and their families. The situation creates a double threat to families: a heightened sense of anxiety or depression within DACA “dreamers” and the potential of deportation and separation from their families. The Washington Post examined the issue with an article titled “The little-known benefit of DACA: It reduced mental illness in dreamers’ children.”

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Summer Rates for the ACA 2018 Conference & Expo in Atlanta Expire Sept. 30, 2017!

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