Welcome to CCAPS!
Who We Are
ACPA'S Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCAPS) provides a home for professionals and graduate students who are interested and involved in counseling and psychological services in higher education
Membership in ACPA provides a subscription to the Journal of College Student Development, an invitation to participate in annual conventions and placement opportunities, and representation on legislative matters that affect our profession.
Commission membership is FREE. CCAPS welcomes the involvement of any professional or graduate student who is interested in the services provided by college and university psychological service centers.
Mission and Goals
Our mission is to maintain the voice of helping professionals focused on serving college and university students in a mental health setting. Our goals include:
Promoting the aims and values of human development in community colleges, colleges, and universities.
Providing a forum and place for the exchange of ideas, innovations, research, and standards.
Increasing the representative voice of those traditionally underserved and ignored in society.
Encouraging interaction, support, and networking among all student affairs professionals .
Providing an opportunity for mental health professionals to become involved in participatory leadership.
Get Involved! Learn more:
January 2014 CCAPS Newsletter now available!
CCAPS has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the ACPA Excellence in Innovation Award.
Dr. Marilia Marienwas selected as the 2014 recipient (and first ever) of the ACPA Distinguished Commission Directorate Member Award.
Dr. Sue Stock has been selected as one of the 2014 ACPA Foundation Diamond Honorees.
Susan Stock's Special Invited Contribution to the Winter Developments Newsletter: ACPA’s Influence on Collegiate Mental Health