Mishandling of Mental Health in Colorado
Many of the 1.5 million Coloradans covered by Medicaid struggle with mental health. In this COVID era, mental health rates are at their highest levels. At the peak of mental health needs, Medicaid's irresponsibility has contributed to Colorado having the lowest Medicaid mental health provider ratio in the country. Advocate for mental health and reach out to your legislator today!Learn More!
Meet Your New President
Dr. Gregory Elliott began his term as the Colorado Counseling Association President on July 1, 2020. Dr. Elliott took time to speak directly to CCA Members.Learn More!
Mental Health Event Calendar
The Colorado Counseling Association has begun maintaining a calendar of events pertaining to professional counselors in Colorado. To submit an event to be posted on this calendar for free, be sure to click "Learn More" below.Learn More!
Graduating in May? Now is the time to apply!
DORA has been completing LPCC applications quicker than ever! Apply for your LPCC now and be ready for employment when you graduate!Learn More!
CCA Announces New Member Benefits
The Colorado Counseling Association is excited to announce two new strategic partnerships. These partnerships address specific needs within the professional counseling community and compliment the numerous benefits members currently have.Learn More!
The CCA is pleased to announce a new member benefit—the CCA member logo! The CCA member logo has been formatted for use in business cards, stationery, your website, and in private practice brochures. Displaying the CCA Member Logo demonstrates your commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and professional competency.
Dr. Krystyne Mendoza writes on professional counselor safety. Dr. Mendoza suggests there are seven things all professional counselors should consider when developing a safety policy, writing "as therapists continue working with those in most need, proper consideration to our own wellbeing should be reflected upon to promote health and safety for all participants within the therapeutic setting."
The Colorado Counseling Association (CCA) is a state branch of the Western Region for the 60,000 member American Counseling Association (ACA). The CCA is an organization of mental health professionals and students who work in education, health care, residential, private practice, community agencies, government and business/industry settings.
Service as a dynamic network of mental health professionals in the State of Colorado, the CCA is devoted to professional development and maintenance of high standards for those involved in the field.
The mission of the Colorado Counseling Association is to promote the counseling profession through legislative advocacy, education resources, and outreach to future leaders in our field.