2021 Virtual Conference Series...see our announcement under News & Events for details!

ACAC is working on competencies for working with children and adolescents and has been focusing on antiracist initiatives for the chapter...stay tuned!

Call for a new editor for the newsletter...see announcements for details!

Our Mission

The mission of ACAC is to promote a greater awareness, advocacy, and understanding of children and adolescents, as defined as the ages from birth to adolescents, among members of the counseling profession and related helping fields;

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    Prevention & Intervention

    Advance developmentally appropriate prevention and intervention strategies for counseling children and adolescents;

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    Professional Development

    Provide professional development activities to improve education and training of counselors who work with children and adolescents;

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    Raising Standards

    Disseminate educational and professional materials with the purpose of raising the standards of practice for children and adolescents in counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health.

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Membership in ACAC

Interested in joining ACAC? Read about about how to join ACAC and find out more about all the benefits of membership.

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News & Events

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2021 Grants

Each year ACAC awards grants to support research and interventions with children and adolescents. See below for more information!

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