About Us

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.

About the Virtual Career Fair

ACA’s 2023 Virtual Career Fair is a nationwide virtual hiring event for Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, and Counselor Educators. Our user friendly, digital platform will allow job candidates and employers looking to hire, within the counseling profession, to connect directly from the comfort of your own home.

Why Attend

Features for Exhibitors & Sponsors

Let ACA help you promote your employment opportunities and recruit high quality job candidates.

The exhibitor booth space rate of $399.00 includes your company logo at the virtual lobby, customizable booth space, real-time candidate interaction, job matching and resume database access. View the Virtual Career Fair Prospectus for more information on exhibitor and sponsorship options available.

Job Seekers

Registration is free to job seekers and provides you with the ability to explore employment opportunities, participate in one-on-one text and video chats with available employers, and access to career planning and development resources to help you prepare.



November 15th, 2023

time iconNovember 15, 2023 11:00 am

The Counseling Profession: Certification, Licensure, and the National Model for Counseling Standards

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Carolyn D. Chappell, M.Ed, DA
National Board for Certified Counselors

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Brian Strickland MS, NCC
National Board for Certified Counselors

time iconNovember 15, 2023 12:00 pm

Sponsored Session: Safe Harbor Behavioral Care

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Kristen Andrus
Safe Harbor Behavioral Care

time iconNovember 15, 2023 01:00 pm

Navigating the Career Maze: Job Search Best Practices for Counseling Professionals

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Elle O’Flaherty, JD, PCC, CCSP, CPRW
Interlace Solutions

Effective job search strategies are crucial for career advancement in today's rapidly evolving job market. This 1-hour webinar, brought to you by our sister organization, the National Career Development Association, will give you actionable insights and best practices for conducting a successful job search. We will explore critical topics such as resume crafting, LinkedIn optimization, networking techniques, interview preparation, and salary negotiations. Whether you are a student, a new counselor, or a seasoned practitioner, this webinar will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the job market confidently.

How it Works?



Create an account and complete the registration form



View details about participating recruiters and employment opportunities



Login and join the event from your computer or mobile device



Connect and interact with event participants


FAQFrequently Asked questions inquire

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a Cart for you! You can add all of the documents available to the online Cart in your account and then email them to yourself or share items with colleagues and friends by simply entering their email.
Yes! Please invite your peers and colleagues to join the event with you!