Outstanding Advocacy in Adult Development


Advocacy in Adult Development and Aging Award


The Advocacy Award is given to a member of AADA or ACA who has taken the lead on an advocacy event or initiative that addresses a political need related to counseling adults or a need of adult consumers of professional counselor services.

Award Criteria:

AADA or ACA member
1) Accomplished an advocacy event or initiative of substance for the counseling field or its clientele in the past year, wherein the counseling of adults by professional counselors was essential to the advocacy.
2) By event or initiative of substance, consider an achievement that involved other AADA members or an identified group of professional counselors or consumers to take action on a matter of concern to professional counselors who work with adults or to adult recipients of the services of professional counselors.

AADA Award Nomination Form 2018