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Maryland Counseling Association

A Branch of the American Counseling Association

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More than 70 education and roundtable sessions and over 55 poster sessions scheduled!

MCA Emerging Leaders 2017 Application

Due July 25, 2017


Pictures from MCA's:
Black Men: Bullying, Trauma, & Resilience Saturday, April 30 2016

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The MCA is associated with the American Counseling Association and the Southern Region. The MCA features an endorsed professional liability insurance program that is specifically designed to protect its members from the ever increasing risks of malpractice lawsuits. Take advantage of affordable coverage available through MCA.


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MCA_Argosy University Partnership

A 30% partnership agreement rate for Maryland Counseling Association members! Argosy University, Washington DC is offering a 30% partnership agreement rate to Maryland Counseling Association (MCA) members who are accepted into Argosy University, Washington, DC’s EdD in Counselor Education, EdD in Counseling Psychology, and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree programs. This 30% partnership agreement rate will be for the duration of the degree. This partnership gives an opportunity for qualified students to obtain a tuition reduction at Argosy University, Washington DC.

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    Mission Statement

    MCA's mission is to promote public confidence, and trust in the counseling profession and to influence policies that affect professional counselors and the welfare of the diverse clients they serve. MCA supports professional counselors and counselors-in-training through a variety of professional development opportunities and support services.

    Historical Note
    In June, 2013, the Maryland Association for Counseling and Development changed its name to the Maryland Counseling Association, to better identify its relationship to the American Counseling Association.
    Maryland Counseling Association 
    c/o LaNail Plummer, Treasurer 
    P.O. Box 6315
    Largo, MD 20792
    Phone: 410-931-5010 Fax: 410-931-5013
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