International Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors

The International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors is an organization of professional counselors and other interested individuals who work in the addictions or forensic / criminal justice fields and advocate for the appropriate treatment for such client populations.

We want to hear from you!


Please fill out the 2015 IAAOC member survey to we can know what you'd like from IAAOC.

Non-members can also complete the survey to help us know what you would want if you joined the organization!


Click here to start the survey


IAMFC Conference
March 10-12, 2016
New Orleans


The International Association of
Marriage & Family Counselors 2016 Conference

is being co-sponsored by IAAOC.

Conference theme is
"Helping Families All Over the World"


There will be workshops and sessions pertaining to how addictions affect families and their associated
counseling implications.


More information about the IAMFC conference
and addiction-related sessions is here.


Call for nominations for
the 2016 IAAOC Awards


Nominations are now open for the
2016 IAAOC Awards


Nominations are open until December 15, 2015

For more information about the Awards and
how to submit nominations
is found on the Awards Page

 Journal of Addictions &
Offender Counseling


The Journal's Annual Review issue
has a Call for Submissions for articles.

For details see the Annual Review page.
Deadline extended to December 31, 2015



A summary of the contents of the October Issue
is on the Journal page.


You can also see what is coming up in the
April, 2016 Issue on the Journal page

More Webinars !!!


Three IAAOC webinars are coming up:


Abstinence by Court Order:
Unpacking the Drama
December 3

Gender-Based Sexual Violence on College Campuses, What Counselors Should Know
December 17

Hypersexuality among collegiate populations: Exploring self-conscious emotions
January 27


NBCC-approved CEUs

are available for IAAOC members

attending the webinars.


See the Webinar page for a description of each webinar

 IAAOC Newsletter for September
is available


Have a look at the latest IAAOC Newsletter

 on the Newsletter page


Stay in touch with IAAOC Connect!


IAAOC has a section on ACA Connect, which is an interactive community provided on the ACA Website.


As a membership benefit, all IAAOC members are automatically subscribed.


Check it out, start a discussion, subscribe to email notifications, expand your professional network.


For more information about using IAAOC Connect,
see the ACA Connect FAQ page.


 Did you Know?


Did you know that the 3 most recent IAAOC Newsletters are available to everyone?


Check them out on the
Newsletter page


IAAOC Members have access to all archived Newsletters.


Changes to IAAOC leadership for 2015-2016


July 1 brought changes to the IAAOC leadership. Leigh Holman is now president, Linda Thompson is president-elect
and Melanie Iarussi is secretary.


Have a look at our Leadership page to get to know them.

IAAOC is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

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