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Professional Counseling Associations 

The Counseling Faculty encourage students to get involved in professional associations during their time at ULM. Students may become members of these associations and receive the benefits of membership. The American Counseling Association is the flagship association for Professional Counseling, while each state of the union hosts a state association. 

Each association hosts an annual conference that students may choose to attend. Students may apply to volunteer at these conferences to earn free admission to these conferences. Students are also encouraged to present original works or with professors at these conferences, either as poster board presentations or full presentations.

Below are some links for Professional Counseling Associations: 

American Counseling Association

Divisions of American Counseling Association 

American Mental Health Counselors Association

American School Counselor Association

Counseling Associations by State

State Licensure Boards

Each state has its own counselor licensure board that clearly lists their requirements for licensure. The National Board for Certified Counselors website possesses a directory that lists every state licensure board and their requirements for licensure. Go to your state on the website to see view their licensure requirements. The link to this website is below.