WCA President Vicki and President-Elect Jennifer recently attended ACA's Institute for Leadership Training, which included a day on the hill to advocate for professional counselors.  

National Advocacy

From the ACA Government Affairs Blog:

From the National Board for Certified Counselors:


COUNSELING ORGANIZATIONS PROPOSE PORTABILITY PROCESS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO CARE

Legislative Updates 

U.S. Reps. John Katko (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) have introduced H.R. 3032, the Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2017, seeking to establish mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists as authorized Medicare providers. Find your representative using this link. 

Professional Counselor Advocacy

In this area, we will post advocacy calls from other states and counseling associations. We need to remain aware of legislation facing our colleagues in other parts of the country.


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