ERIC Number: ED434282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Public Awareness Ideas and Strategies for Professional Counselors. For Use During Counseling Awareness Month and throughout the Year.
American Counseling Association, Office of Public Policy and Information, Alexandria, VA.
This guide encourages counselors to actively celebrate Counseling Awareness Month. It was designed to simplify planning and publicizing activities for counselors involved with Counseling Awareness Month. It includes information about activities ranging from the simple, such as wearing a Counseling Awareness Month T-shirt, to the ambitious, such as planning a community event. The guide also provides hints and guidelines for planning and carrying out activities, both during Counseling Awareness Month and throughout the year. It is divided into the following sections: Celebrating Counseling Awareness Month, Promoting Public Awareness in April and throughout the Year, Participating in Professional Organizations, Group Participation in Civic and Charitable Activities, Delivering Speeches and Presentations, Working with the Media, Participating in Counseling Awareness Month, and Helpful Resources for Use in Public Awareness Materials. (MKA)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Community Involvement, Counselor Role, Mass Media Use, Participation, Professional Associations, Promotion (Occupational), Public Relations, Publicity, Resources, Speeches
American Counseling Association, Office of Public Policy and Information, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304-3300 ($10). Tel: 800-347-6647, ext. 222 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association, Office of Public Policy and Information, Alexandria, VA.