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Welcome - Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling!



Goals of ACAC

  • Promote a greater awareness, advocacy, and understanding of children and adolescents among members of the counseling profession and related helping fields.
  • Advance developmentally appropriate prevention and intervention strategies for counseling children and adolescents.
  • Support counseling and education with parents of children and adolescents.
  • Foster counselor consultation with caretakers and other professionals who are involved in the lives of children and adolescents.
  • Provide professional development activities to improve education and training of counselors who work with children and
  • adolescents.
  • Disseminate educational and professional materials with the purpose of raising the standards of practice for children and adolescents in counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health.
  • Encourage involvement and communication of ACAC members to share knowledge and support for improvement of mental health services to children and adolescents.


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