School of Counseling Organizations
Participation in student and professional organizations for counselors-in-training will enhance your educational experience.
UA STUDENT COUNSELING ORGANIZATIONS
Chi Sigma Iota- Alpha Upsilon is The University of Akron chapter of Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International for students, professional counselors and counselor educators. Chi Sigma Iota's mission is promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.
Delta Kappa Lambda is The University of Akron chapter of The International Marriage and Family Therapy Honor Society. Delta Kappa has three primary aims. First, to train emerging leaders in the field of marriage and family therapy to assume the mantle of leadership in the profession. Second, to provide a structure for developing scholarly forums that present cutting edge research and theory on marriage and family therapy. Lastly, to recognize and promote the achievements of marriage and family therapy clinicians and scholars.
PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING ORGANIZATIONS
Students can enhance their academic learning with membership in one or more of these professional counseling organizations.
- American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
- American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
- American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)
- Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AAC)
- Association for Counselors and Educators in Government (ACEG)
- Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
- Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)
- Center for School Mental Health
- Chi Sigma Iota – Alpha Upsilon Chapter (UA Chapter of the counseling honor society)
- Counseling Association for Humanistic Education and Development (C-AHEAD)
- Counselors for Social Justice
- International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
- International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
- National Board for Certified Counselors
- National Career Development Association (NCDA)
- Ohio Counseling Association
- Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
- Ohio School Counselor Association
- The Education Trust
- The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.