Types of Professional Counseling

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) accredits masters-degree programs in the following areas:

  • Addiction Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (also referred to as Community Counseling)
  • Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Student Affairs and College Counseling
  • Gerontological Counseling
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ACA in the News: Using Technology to Connect With Youth

by Amber McLaughlin | Dec 03, 2013
Richard Yep, Chief Executive Officer of ACA, wrote a byline for eSchool News discussing how professional counselors are using specific platforms to assist in their efforts to reach younger clients.
“It’s important for professional counselors, parents, and school officials to explore ways technology can be used to help children and adolescents. Parents devote their lives to protecting their children, and it’s a scary reality that attacks such as Sandy Hook have made us realize that our children are not untouched by violence in the world.”

Read the full article here.