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.

Want to honor a colleague
or a program?

Call for nominations for
the 2016 IAAOC Awards


Nominations are now open for the
2016 IAAOC Awards


Nominations deadline extended to
 January 18, 2015

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


Thank you!


Thank you to the IAAOC members who responded to the survey regarding CACREP vs. non-CACREP.


Members who wish to discuss this matter further are encouraged to do so on IAAOC Connect, which is found on the ACA Connect site.

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.

Give feedback to IAAOC


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


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.

Additional Webinars


Upcoming IAAOC webinars:

Hypersexuality among collegiate populations:
Exploring self-conscious emotions

January 27

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

February 9


NBCC-approved CEUs

are available for IAAOC members

attending the webinars.


See the Webinar page for a description of each webinar

 December IAAOC Newsletter
is available


Have a look at the latest IAAOC Newsletter

 on the Newsletter page

McLeod Institute
May 16-20, 2016
Charlotte, NC


IAAOC has partnered with the McLeod Institute is sponsoring an IAAOC Day of Learning on May 16.


We are soliciting presentation proposals for the Day of Learning.
Proposals are due January 10.


Details are found on the McLeod Institute 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

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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