16 Concourse Gate, Suite 600  Ottawa Ontario www.ccacc.ca 1-877-765-5565 or  613-237-1099 The  Canadian Counselling  Assoc...
Who are we?   Our Vision  and  Our  Mission
<ul><ul><li>CCA is a national and bilingual organization dedicated to the enhancement of the counselling profession in Can...
<ul><ul><li>We promote policies and practices which support the provision of accessible, competent, and accountable counse...
<ul><ul><li>CCA strives to understand the needs of the diverse community of counsellors in Canada and aspires to being inc...
What  are  we ? <ul><li>A national association of professionally trained counsellors engaged in the helping professions fo...
Advantages   of Your CCA Membership  <ul><li>Reasonable membership fees  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half price for students </l...
<ul><li>Comprehensive Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves as a guide for professional co...
<ul><li>Free Subscription to  </li></ul><ul><li>Cognica  ,our quarterly newsletter and to the  Canadian Journal of Counsel...
<ul><li>Available on our Web site-   </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar of events,  </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive list of counsellin...
Opportunity to join one or many of our Chapters according to your areas of interest or region of practice <ul><li>Regional...
<ul><li>Access to CCA’s Ethics Committee for advice </li></ul><ul><li>Access to our Home and Automobile Insurance </li></u...
Membership in CCA <ul><ul><li>Full member Category A   ($150) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master’s degree in counsellin...
<ul><ul><li>Student Member   ($75) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student presently enrolled in a counselling (or a relate...
Certification--Aim <ul><ul><li>To establish a process and National recognition for the title of  Canadian Certified Counse...
<ul><li>To ensure professional visibility with </li></ul><ul><li>employers, individual clients, colleagues from other prof...
Maintaining Certification <ul><li>Annually renew your full membership status with CCA </li></ul><ul><li>Pay annual fees of...
<ul><li>The Canadian Counselling Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16 Concourse Gate, Suite 600,  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
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    1. 1. 16 Concourse Gate, Suite 600 Ottawa Ontario www.ccacc.ca 1-877-765-5565 or 613-237-1099 The Canadian Counselling Association
    2. 2. Who are we? Our Vision and Our Mission
    3. 3. <ul><ul><li>CCA is a national and bilingual organization dedicated to the enhancement of the counselling profession in Canada </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><ul><li>We promote policies and practices which support the provision of accessible, competent, and accountable counselling services throughout the human lifespan, and in a manner sensitive to the pluralistic nature of society </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><ul><li>CCA strives to understand the needs of the diverse community of counsellors in Canada and aspires to being inclusive in its membership and to being a strong voice for the promotion of counselling </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. What are we ? <ul><li>A national association of professionally trained counsellors engaged in the helping professions founded in 1965 </li></ul>
    7. 7. Advantages of Your CCA Membership <ul><li>Reasonable membership fees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half price for students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Protected professional title </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Comprehensive Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serves as a guide for professional conduct for all members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rebates on our Counselling Ethics Casebook ($29.95) and on our Standards of Practice for Counsellors booklet ($10) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Free Subscription to </li></ul><ul><li>Cognica ,our quarterly newsletter and to the Canadian Journal of Counselling </li></ul><ul><li>Eligibility for our CCA Awards program </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic newsletter and online discussion forum </li></ul><ul><li>Networking and sharing ideas and expertise with other professionals </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Available on our Web site- </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar of events, </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive list of counselling related conferences </li></ul><ul><li>List of pre-approved workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Employment Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Official recognition of those activities through Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly Conference – open to all! </li></ul>
    11. 11. Opportunity to join one or many of our Chapters according to your areas of interest or region of practice <ul><li>Regional Chapters </li></ul><ul><li>British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>National Capital Region </li></ul><ul><li>Interest based Chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Counsellor Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Feminist Network </li></ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul><ul><li>School Counsellors </li></ul><ul><li>Private Practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Arts in Counselling </li></ul><ul><li>Pastoral </li></ul><ul><li>Social Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Aboriginal Circle </li></ul><ul><li>GLBTT </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Access to CCA’s Ethics Committee for advice </li></ul><ul><li>Access to our Home and Automobile Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Access to professional liability insurance </li></ul>
    13. 13. Membership in CCA <ul><ul><li>Full member Category A ($150) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master’s degree in counselling or related field </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Institution needs to be recognized by the AUCC </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Student Member ($75) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student presently enrolled in a counselling (or a related field) program at an institution recognized by the AUCC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Membership fees are subject to change with notice </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Certification--Aim <ul><ul><li>To establish a process and National recognition for the title of Canadian Certified Counsellor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To demonstrate to the public our Counsellors’ high level of professionalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To maintain a directory of Canadian Certified Counsellors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To promote professional responsibility </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>To ensure professional visibility with </li></ul><ul><li>employers, individual clients, colleagues from other professions </li></ul><ul><li>To promote professional development of counsellors </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate professional recognition when we advocate for access to third-party payment eligibility with Health Insurance companies </li></ul>
    17. 17. Maintaining Certification <ul><li>Annually renew your full membership status with CCA </li></ul><ul><li>Pay annual fees of $65 </li></ul><ul><li>Meet CCA professional development standards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A minimum of 4 CEU credits *(Continuing Education Unit) related to the field of counselling, within every 3 year period </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* 1 CEU = 6 hours of training </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>The Canadian Counselling Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16 Concourse Gate, Suite 600, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ottawa, ON K2E 7S8 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Toll free: 1-877-765-5565 </li></ul><ul><li>Local: 613-237-1099 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: 613-237-9786 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.ccacc.ca </li></ul>How to Contact CCA

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