NCCA Divisions

NC Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) – Division 2: Emphasizes the need for quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings.

NC Association for Humanistic Counseling (NCAHC) – Division 4: Is committed to the implementation of human development practices with emphasis on educating the whole person.

NC Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (NCAARC) – Division 7: Strives to provide leadership for measurement and evaluation in counseling through professional programs, research and development.

NC Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (NCAMCD) – Division 9: Seeks to improve ethnic and racial empathy and understanding and to advance education opportunities for non-white minorities.

NC Assn. for Spiritual, Ethical, Religious & Value Issues in Counseling (NCASERVIC) – Division 10: Concerned with the relationship of spirituality, religion, ethics and values to the process of counseling and of fostering human growth and development.

NC Association for Specialists in Group Work (NCASGW) – Division 11: Dedicated to the advancement of group work in all counseling settings.

NC Addiction and Offenders Counselor Association (NCAOCA) – Division 12: Seeks to advance practice among counseling professionals working with clients that must deal with addiction and offender issues.

NC Mental Health Counselor Association (NCMHCA) – Division 13: Interdisciplinary group of counseling professionals whose primary responsibilities involve service delivery in the area of pastoral counseling, private practice, consultation and community mental health counseling.

NC College Counseling Association (NCCCA) – Division 14: Counseling professionals working with all aspects of helping students and staff within a collegiate setting.

Association for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Counseling of NC (AGLBICNC) – Division 15: Interdisciplinary group of counseling professionals dedicated to improving empathy and understanding within all populations about gay, lesbian and bisexual issues and to help their clients dealing with these issues.

NC Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (NCAMFC) – Division 16: Utilizes a systemic perspective to assist couples and families with relationship issues and difficulties that arise in daily living.

NC Association for Adult Development and Aging (NCAADA) – Division 17: Emphasizes the need to advance practice among counselors assisting clients with adult development and aging issues.

Association for Child & Adolescent Counseling- NC (ACACNC) – Division 18: The mission of ACAC-NC is to advocate for counseling and related services provided through a variety of agencies that assist with the educational, emotional, social development of children and adolescents. In addition, the association supports the development of research-based, based practice models for delivering services to children and adolescents in a variety of community agencies, and provides professional development opportunities for counselors who serve children, adolescents, and families.

Military and Government Counseling Association of North Carolina (MGCANC): Established on April 9th of 2016, the Military and Government Counseling Association of North Carolina exists as a conduit between mental health professionals and military and government service members and their families. The military and government cultures are unique and come with equally unique needs and issues.

NC Graduate Student Association (NCGSA): The graduate student interest group plans activities for counseling graduate students and communicates their needs and interests to counseling professionals and to legislators. The interest group is working on bylaws in order to become a division and gain a voting member on the NCCA Council.