Professional Organizations

American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB)
Alliance of governmental agencies responsible for the licensure and certification of counselors throughout the United States

American Counseling Association (ACA) 
World's largest nonprofit association representing professional counselors in various practice settings.

Professionals Networking for Excellence in Service Delivery with Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (ADARA)
Long-standing, nonprofit association of professionals and interested persons promoting and participating in quality human service delivery to Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA)
Organization of rehabilitation counseling practitioners, educators, and students who are concerned with improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Association of VA Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (AVAVRP) 
Membership organization that focuses on the professional development of vocational rehabilitation professionals that interact with today's veteran.

Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Organization that accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.

Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)
Serves as an advisory body to the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and other federal agencies in the development of policies and administration of programs affecting the lives of persons with disabilities and impacting the national public program of vocational rehabilitation services.

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)
Encompasses a diverse membership practicing in the fields of long-term disability management consulting, case management and managed care, forensics and expert testimony, life care planning, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consulting.

National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC)
Professional association to promote cultural diversity and disability through advocacy for excellence and equity in rehabilitation research, education, and practice.

National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE)
Professional organization dedicated to quality services for persons with disabilities through education and research.

National Rehabilitation Association (NRA)
Member organization that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practice in rehabilitation with the goal of the personal and economic independence of persons with disabilities.

Rehabilitation Counselors and Education Association (RCEA)
Member organization, and the largest division within the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA), RCEA provides a framework for networking and affiliation.

 

As the world's largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings, the American Counseling Association stands ready to serve more than 56,000 members with the resources they need to make a difference. From webinars, publications, and journals to Conference education sessions and legislative action alerts, ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support. - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/#sthash.GFTSrvcs.dpuf
As the world's largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings, the American Counseling Association stands ready to serve more than 56,000 members with the resources they need to make a difference. From webinars, publications, and journals to Conference education sessions and legislative action alerts, ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support. - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/#sthash.GFTSrvcs.dpuf
As the world's largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings, the American Counseling Association stands ready to serve more than 56,000 members with the resources they need to make a difference. From webinars, publications, and journals to Conference education sessions and legislative action alerts, ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support. - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/#sthash.GFTSrvcs.dpuf