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Each year, the Connecticut Counseling Association Awards Program recognizes and honors CCA members who have made outstanding contributions to the counseling profession. The CCA awards celebrate notable achievements by counselors in a number of categories. Information about each award is detailed below.
Joanne Stein Leadership – Recognizes the individual leader of CCA or of a CCA division who best exemplifies quality leadership as demonstrated by Joanne Stein, CCA president 1997-1998.
2012 Robert Schmidt
2011 Gail Lehman
2010 Marie McCain
2008 Linda Kobylarz
2007 Ron Clinton
2005 Marlene Ruderman
Counselor of the Year – Honors a CCA member who gives to others without expectations, other than personal satisfaction from helping others.
2012 Pasquale Giordano
2008 Dr. Warren Corson, III
Human Rights – Honors a CCA member who has made significant contributions toward human rights.
Distinguished Professional – Honors a local, state, or national level CCA member who promotes progress in the counseling field.
2012 Deborah DelVecchio-Scully
2011 Robert Miles
2006 Eleta Jones
Mentor of the Year – Honors a CCA member who has provided exemplary mentoring service.
2009 Judith Durham
2008 Fred Clark
2006 Cheri Smith
2004 Sue Peters
Professional Development – Honors a CCA member who has contributed to the development of the counseling profession.
2009 Joachim “Kim” Pengel
2006 John Miceli
2005 Dr. James Malley
New Member – Honors a new CCA member who, during the first year of membership, has made significant contributions to CCA, a division, or to the counseling profession.
2012 Jessica Young
2011 Amanda Diehl-Lelyveld
Graduate Student – Honors outstanding scholarship by a CCA student member.
2009 Bryce Crapser
2008 Cheli Lang
2006 Rachel Collins
2005 Jennifer Fitting
Government Relations – Honors a CCA member who has made significant contribution to the counseling profession by influencing public policy at the state or national level.
2011 Monika Kahlenbach
Legislative Service – Honors a legislator or public official influential in public policy and who has significantly contributed to the counseling profession.
2008 Senator Christopher Dodd
2005 Representative Robert Simmons
Nina R. Malinak Service Award – Recognizes a CCA member who has provided long-standing service to CCA and its divisions as demonstrated by Nina R. Malinak, Executive Director of CCA 2000-2009.
2012 Jenna Harma
2011 Karla Troesser
2010 Myron Cohen
2009 Nina Malinak
Community Service Award – Recognizes an individual or agency that has made a significant contribution to the community at a local, state, national or international level.
2011 Mary Fetchet, founder of VOICES of September 11
2012 Don W. Locke ACA President for his service to the American Counseling Association as well as his commitment to branch development.
President’s Awards for Leadership
2009 Linda Kobylarz
2008 Bob Schmidt, Cara Powers
2007 Cathleen Dziekan, James Malley
2006 Nina Malinak, Linda Kobylarz
2005 Dan Joynt
2004 Monika Kahlenbach
President’s Appreciation Award
2003, 2005, 2006 Nina Malinak
Certificates of Appreciation
2006 CACES Facilitators: Tracey Roberts, Judith Durham, Judith Rosenberg, James Malley, Richard Madwid, Richard Halstead, Aram Aslanian, Michael Gilles
Division Leadership Awards 2004
CACES Michael Gilles
CCCDA Robert Miles
CMHCA Marlene Ruderman, Karen Messina,
CSCA Rose Paolino
AMERICAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION BRANCH AWARDS
CCA wins 2011 ACA Branch Best Innovative Practice Award!
2011 CCA receives the ACA Branch Best Innovative Practice Award for the North Atlantic Region! We were honored for our successful licensure revision and legislative agenda which focused on strengthening professional scope of practice by including the words diagnose or diagnosis in our licensure law.
2002 ACA salutes the 75th anniversary of the Connecticut Counseling Association. The association must currently be active as a unit in ACA, possess an official ACA charter, and show evidence of continuous professional service to ACA members for 25, 50 or 75 years. In 2002, ACA salutes the 75th anniversary of the Connecticut Counseling Association. For its commitment to counseling excellence in Connecticut, and to mark its historic 75th anniversary of service, ACA presents this 2002 award to the Connecticut Counseling Association.
2002 The Best Member Service Award “recognizes the branch that provides a service that best promotes the profession of counseling.” Connecticut received the first place award in this category for our newly developed website.
2002 The Best Membership Recruitment Campaign “recognizes a program to creatively recruit new members” – Connecticut received the first place award in this category.
2002 The best Branch Journal award “recognizes the journal that best promotes scholarship and the profession.” dialog, our juried journal, received the second place award in this category.
2001 Our Newsletter, the Connecticut Counselor, received the award for best newsletter for a medium sized division