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.

September, 2016
IAAOC Newsletter

is available


Have a look at the latest IAAOC Newsletter

 on the Newsletter page

Changes in IAAOC leadership for 2016-2017


July 1, 2016 brought changes to the IAAOC leadership.


Linda Thompson, President


Regina Moro, President-elect


Angie Wilson, Secretary


Christine Chasek, Membership Chair



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

Opportunity to present at ACA Conference


IAAOC President Linda Thompson has secured a slot for for an IAAOC member to present at the Military and Government Counselors Association (MGCA) Professional Development Institute on March 15, 2017. This is part of the ACA conference
in San Francisco.

MGCA is interested in someone presenting on trauma/substance abuse with First Responders.

If you are interested, send Linda an email
with presenter name, contact info, and description of the presentation. MGCA is looking for a 45-60 minute presentation.

Proposals are due by September 30, 2016.

Linda notes: This is one of the first steps in my agenda to enable IAAOC professionals and researchers to be involved more in collaboration with other divisions, so I am excited we have secured this opportunity. I look forward to your responses.


 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.


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.

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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