Helping Children & Adolescents Thrive!
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The mission of the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling in Illinois is to enhance the quality of life for children and adolescents by promoting the development of professional counselors in this area, advancing the counseling profession by promoting training specific to the needs of children and adolescents, and using the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect and understanding of child and adolescent mental health issues.
The vision of the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling in Illinois is to provide opportunities for Child and Adolescent Counselors to learn about mental health, network with one another, and contribute through their work and volunteer efforts to the mental wellness of children and adolescents in Illinois.
Peggy Mayfield, President
Leslie Contos, President-Elect 2017-2019
Greta Nielsen, President-Elect 2019-2021
Karolina Hogueisson, President-Elect-Elect 2019-2021
Roseanne Oppmann, Past-President 2017-2019
Laura Doyle, Treasurer
Anna Themanson, Membership Chair
Karina Breezer, Graduate Student Affairs Chair
Christine Vinci, Secretary
Megan Sandos, ACACI Emerging Leader 2019
Sarah Silver, ACACI Emerging Leader 2019
Elizabeth House, ACACI Emerging Leader 2019
Ammarah Hussain, ACACI Emerging Leader 2019
Sandra Kakacek, Past-President Division Connection Mentor 2017-2019
Kris Wheatley, Past-President Division Connection Mentor 2019-2021
Featured 2019 Activities:
Helping Children & Adolescents Thrive: ACACI Inaugural Conference
March 1, 2019
Nineteenth Century Charitable Association
Oak Park, IL
114 + Registrants
April 26, 2019
Law Offices of ACACI Member Gwendolyn J. Sterk
11508 West 183rd Place, Orland Park, IL
Contact ACACI Networking Chair Greta Nielsen to Schedule a Networking Breakfast in Your Area! email@example.com
Quarterly Newsletters—Submit an Article:
ACACI Welcomes Submissions for Our Quarterly Newsletters!
Articles can be between 2 paragraphs to 2 pages and should address the needs of children and adolescents.
Please submit articles along with a short bio, your credentials, and a picture to Newsletter Chair Leslie Contos: