ArCA 2018 Leadership Development Drive-In

Join us for our Leadership Development Institute!
June 1st 9am-4pm
$25-CEUs available (including Ethics!)
Greater Pleasant Branch Church
601 Spruce Street
Conway, AR 72032

8:30am-9:00am Registration (Lobby)
9:00am-12:00pm Medicaid/Medicare Changes & Behavioral Health Medicaid Providers – Ms. Patricia Gann, DHS
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch provided
1:00pm-1:45pm Ethical Issues in Counseling – Dr. Charmaine Caldwell (Henderson State University)
1:45pm-2:30pm Multicultural Counseling – Dr. Shanice Armstrong, (Henderson State University)
2:30pm-4:00pm Conference Updates – Mr. Craig Witcher, President Elect (AR Tech University)


Website Construction Webinars Available May 11, 2016!!!

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Counselors Assisting Veterans to Engage in Services

The Arkansas Counseling Association is collaborating with the CAVES grant to provide counselors with multiple opportunities to earn CEUs/PDHs online. Click Learn More.


How to become a Counselor! is a comprehensive resource for students thinking about pursing a career in the field of counseling by offering a step by step guide on counseling specialties, degree offerings and licensure/certification information.


Look who made the Sentinel-Record!!!!

The 2017 Fall Conference made the front page of the Sentinel-Record while in Hot Springs, November 8-10!


Arkansas Counseling Association

ArCA is a Branch of the American Counseling Association. The Arkansas Counseling Association (ArCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP  No. 2004. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Arkansas Counseling Association (ArCA) is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Arkansas Counseling Association (ArCA) is a non-profit organization. The make-up of membership includes professional and aspiring counselors with various specialties and interests. The organizational make-up of ArCA is broken into 5 divisions: Arkansas Association of Children and Adolescent Counseling Division (which was developed for school counselors), Arkansas Multicultural Division, Arkansas Licensed Counseling Association, Arkansas Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and Arkansas Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transsexual Issues in Counseling Division.
ArCA is a membership organization that promotes public confidence and trust in the counseling profession. We are dedicated to campaigning and representing members before legislature to continue improvement in mental health laws. Growth and career success are this organization’s highest priorities. As a result, we provide numerous opportunities throughout the year to make the difference in our membership. Together we are stronger! Together we grow!
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