California Counseling Association
A State Branch of the American Counseling Association
About California Counseling Association
The California Counseling Association (CCA) is a nonprofit tax-exempt professional association incorporated in 1967 as a state branch of The American Counseling Association (ACA). We serve our members to advance counseling and professional development in the broad areas of mental health, career, and education.
CCA acts as the umbrella organization for 10 divisions and affiliates within the profession. Our program is carried out at the local level to respond to local needs and situations.
We support our members as leaders and innovators in counseling in partnership with schools, government agencies, private and pastoral practice, business, and industry.
CCA provides leadership through an organized program of professional development, professional advocacy in local communities, and an active presence in the California state legislature.
CCA Means ACTION
~CCA supports its members as leaders and innovators in counseling their clients.
~CCA supports state licensure of all qualified professional counselors.
~CCA supports legislation needed to enhance the profession, to strengthen the position of each counselor and protect clients.
CCA Means PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
~CCA sponsors professional programs approved by NBCC and BBS, for continuing education credit.
CCA Means UNITY
~CCA unites counseling professionals employed in
community agencies, government, private
counseling, pastoral practice, education, business
CCA Means PRIORITIES
~CCA believes in the advancement of excellence in
CCA Means BENEFITS
~CCA signifies professional support and networking.
~CCA provides access to HPSO comprehensive liability insurance.
~CCA continues lifelong learning opportunities by providing conferences and conventions.
~CCA connects members to the ACA Insurance Trust.
~CCA provides a place for networking and job search.
CCA Means ADVOCACY
~CCA is an advocate for the worth and dignity of
CCA Means COMMITMENT
~CCA seeks members who are committed to fair ethical practices, high standards of performance, and to the continued growth and development of