ACA and Other Professional Organizations
You are encouraged to become involved in state and national professional counseling associations: ACA (American Counseling Association).
ACA Membership Benefits:
- Excellent newsletters
- Scholarly journals
- Information about outstanding professional development workshops and conferences that you may attend at student rates "Professional Liability Insurance Program" at a student rate.
- You must have professional liability insurance before enrolling in Level 2 courses since UNI is not liable for any malpractice claims made against them. To be eligible for ACA's insurance coverage, you have to be a member of ACA.
For information about student rates call 1-800-347-6647 (ACA) or 1-800-765-1392 (ICA). You can also check the web site at www.counseling.org.
Mental Health Counseling Associations:
- Iowa Mental Health Counseling Association (IMHCA) http://www.imhca.net/
Please note IMHCA is offering free membership to all students for the duration of their graduate program. Contact IMHCA for more information.
- American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA) http://www.amhca.org/