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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

ACA and Other Professional Organizations

You are encouraged to become involved in state and national professional counseling associations: ACA (American Counseling Association).

ACA Membership Benefits:
  • Excellent newsletters
  • Scholarly journals
  • Information about outstanding professional development workshops and conferences that you may attend at student rates "Professional Liability Insurance Program" at a student rate.
  • You must have professional liability insurance before enrolling in advancement courses since UNI is not liable for any malpractice claims made against them. To be eligible for ACA's insurance coverage, you have to be a member of ACA.

For information about student rates call 1-800-347-6647 (ACA) or 1-800-765-1392 (ICA).  You can also check the web site at

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