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2016  WCA Conference

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Accepted until September 30, 2016 at 11:59pm 

The WCA board welcomes graduate students to present on topics in the areas of mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, clinical mental health, child and adolescent counseling, counselor education and supervision, chemical dependency, law & ethics, suicide assessment training and school counseling and other related topics.         

We ask that poster proposals be submitted no later than September 15th 2016 at 11:59pm. You must submit your proposal through our online application. No paper proposals will be accepted. Also, incomplete proposals (all fields addressed) will not be reviewed.

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About the washington counseling association

The Washington Counseling Association (WCA) is a State branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA).  The WCA is comprised of   professionals in mental health, school counseling, education, private practice, business, government, and agency settings.  Striving for   excellence and cultivating community, the WCA works to engage professionals within the counseling community. 

Mission and Purpose

Washington Counseling Association fosters professional development and learning across the mental health disciplines. A partnership of associations representing professional counselors, WCA’s mission is to promote the counseling profession and the public’s confidence and trust in counseling professionals.


Many counselors do not know that your membership to the American Counseling Association (ACA) and your membership to the Washington Counseling Association (WCA) are separate memberships. Support our state by becoming a member of WCA! WCA Membership benefits include:

  • Quarterly Newsletter with the latest news, updates and stories.
  • Regular emails from WCA around opportunities for training and CE's, employment opportunities, legislative news, etc.    
  • Reduced rates to WCA events.
  • Quick ability to network with counselors across Washington State.
  • Up-to-date information on legislation & advocacy networks.
  • Annual Conference every fall. 

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