KCA Membership Benefits and Services:


Annual Conference- from nationally recognized speakers to professional networking and informal exchanges of ideas.

Professional Development Workshops-skill-building experiences provided by quality trainers.

Continuing Education – approved CE Clock Hours provider including Effective Leadership Credit for both skill-building workshops and the annual conference featuring nationally known presenters.

Professional Communication – frequent updates on the Web site and Listserv, quarterly newsletter/eNews, annual eJournal with research applications and effective practices, and tip sheets on hot topics.


Advocacy – protecting clients and promoting the profession by advocating public policy and legislation at the state and national level. 



Affiliations-networking for advocacy and resources with state, regional, and national associations.



Scholarships – for a beginning student counselor or grad student at each of the participating universities with counselor education programs.


Grants – technical support in identifying and applying for potential funding for counseling programs.


Networking/Mentoring – for graduate students, beginning and experienced counselors; support from leaders at the regional, state, and national levels. 



 
Graduate Student Services – special programming at conference, extensive networking and opportunities/services section online.

Helpline Assistance – free phone consultation with the KCA Executive Director at 800.350.4KCA.