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Our Vision: A World Where Counselling is Available to All

IAC Continuing Education

IAC Continuing Education Presents: 'Transcultural Counselling' A unique opportunity to learn online from world-renowned counselling experts. This 20-hour course is self-paced. Increase your cross-cultural responsiveness. in a flexible and supported learning. Receive a Certificate of Completionand fulfil 20 Continuing Education (CEU) Hours / Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours. Low-pricing to increase global accessibility.  

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World Mapping of
the Counselling Profession

IAC is currently engaged in a major global counselling project entitled the 'World Mapping of the Counselling Profession'. We are compiling data and information about the scale, standards and contexts of counselling activity in each of the world's 196 countries. We have carried out the mapping of the pilot region (Latin-America) in partnership with the American Counseling Association (ACA) -- whose support we gratefully acknowledge. 

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Dear International Counselling Colleagues, We wish to show our solidarity and support to all those working to alleviate suffering as a result of the spread of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak worldwide. We hope our colleagues will stay safe. We recommend close monitoring of factual information provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and reputable media organisations

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  • IAC - Connecting Counsellors Worldwide

    IAC - Founded in 1966
  • "This is what we were missing all along as we were just scattered all over without a common body to coordinate and regulate our much needed services in our various communities"

    Brilliant B Ncube - Zimbabwe

Latest news

NBCC Hosts 3rd Annual International Conference

15th December 2022

IAC was delighted to sponsor NBCC's third annual international virtual conference. The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the NBCC Foundation hosted its third annual international virtual conference, Mental Health Connections: Building ...

CCPA Program Officer Ethan Weston Joins IAC as Regions and Roundtables Coordinator

08th December 2022

IAC welcomes Ethan Weston as our new IAC Regions and Roundtables Coordinator. Ethan comes on part-time secondment from the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), where he serves as a project coordinator. Ethan's work will engage ...

Call for Feedback on Universal Ethical Principles

14th November 2022

IAC has collaborated with counsellors and counselling associations from every region of the world to create its Universal Ethical Principles for Counselling Professionals. These principles, which provide a framework of shared human values, underscore the ...