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ACA Action Alerts

Please visit ACA’s Public Policy website to see our most recent action alert to support school counselors.  The offices of our U.S. Representatives need to hear from constituents this week in order to build a strong list of co-sponsors for … Continue reading

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ACA UPDATE: DoD Clarifies TRICARE Rule in Response to ACA Request, as Sequester Hits Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) has clarified aspects of its interim final rule (IFR) establishing certification criteria for licensed mental health counselors participating in the TRICARE program, in response to a request submitted by ACA.  In a letter to ACA … Continue reading

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Southern Region Students: Find Your Oasis at ACA!

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ACA Update: 2013 National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program – Application process opened

The National Health Service Corps has opened its loan repayment program application cycle for 2013.  The program, operated by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, provides loan repayment assistance for health care professionals who work in health professional shortage … Continue reading

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ACA UPDATE: Bullying & School Climate Conference Highlights

Last week ACA staff participated in two separate national meetings focusing on school climate issues hosted by the U.S. Department of Education. First off, the department held the third annual Bullying Prevention Summit where they led the discussions about current … Continue reading

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ACA Alert: Suicides Prompt ED Guidance, Obama and Clinton Statements on Bullying

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has issued guidance on student-on-student bullying and discriminatory harassment, in response to a spate of recent, high-profile suicides and other anti-gay, anti-Muslim and sexual harassment in schools. In addition, President Obama … Continue reading

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