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Welcome to the the Arizona Counseling 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).

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.

Latest News

11/04/2016

SB1830 - Help Counselors Get Medicare Reimbursement

The Arizona Counselors Association has learned that the Senate is considering mental health reform post-election and the NBCC is asking that all counselors reach out to his/ her respective senators to include language for counselors to receive Medicare reimbursement. Action: Please support the counseling profession by calling your senators today and urging them to include S. 1830 in mental health reform legislation.

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09/25/2016

H.R.2022 Put School Counselors Where They Are Needed Act

114th Congress (2015-2016)

This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Department of Education to implement a demonstration project providing competitive, 4-year grants to at least 10 secondary schools that have a 4-year adjusted cohort graduation rate of 60% or lower, for the provision of additional school counselors and counselor resources.

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09/20/2016

HR 2646 - Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016

114th Congress (2015-2016)

This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Mental health programs are extended and training regarding mental health is expanded.

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