The North Carolina Rehabilitation Association was founded in 1956, and is an affiliate of the National Rehabilitation Association. NCRA is a nonprofit 501(c) (4) organization, with 501(c) (3) designation for their T.L. McClellan Scholarship Fund. The purpose of the association is to advance rehabilitation for all individuals with disabilities.
As the world’s largest association representing professional counselors in various practice settings, the American Counseling Association stands ready to serve more than 55,000 members with the resources they need to make a difference. From webinars, publications, and journals to conference education sessions and legislative action alerts, ACA is where counseling professionals turn for powerful, credible content and support.
ARCA is an organization of rehabilitation counseling practitioners, educators, and students who are concerned with improving the lives of people with disabilities. Rehabilitation counselors have specialized training and expertise in providing counseling and other services to persons with disability.
The National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) is a professional organization of educators dedicated to quality services for persons with disabilities through education and research. NCRE advocates up-to-date education and training and the maintenance of professional standards in the field of rehabilitation.
The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is the leading national organization for licensed clinical mental health counselors. AMHCA strives to be the go-to organization for LCMHCs for education, advocacy, leadership and collaboration. Our organization provides the backbone of skills and resources needed for clinical mental health counselors to thrive in today’s world.
NRA members work to eliminate barriers and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. They provide members with opportunities for advocacy and increased awareness of issues through professional development and access to current research topics. Together, we work toward a society where there are no barriers, environmental or attitudinal, to full employment and participation in life.