Are you currently a Counsellor at a Post-Secondary Institution in BC? PSCA provides invaluable benefits for you for a nominal yearly fee.
PSCA is currently accepting new members – please feel free to enrol all year long. The membership year runs from April 1 – March 31 so purchase or renew in Spring to maximize your benefits.
PSCA membership includes professionals working in post secondary counselling and qualified associates in the community.
PSCA invites qualified counsellors and psychotherapists working at a post-secondary institution in British Columbia to become a member of our association.
- Discounted price for Annual PSCA Conference, regional workshops, and partner conferences;
- Access to professional development opportunities;
- Network with colleagues who will support you in meeting challenges at the institutional level and learning about unique client issues and strategies to work with them.
- PSCA now has monthly open meetings for all PSCA members to connect with one another.
- Inclusion in PSCA members email listserv [note: this is transferring over to an online member forum format in 2021] which provides entry into a community of peers.
- Consult with other members about best practices and supports;
- Learn about post-secondary counselling job postings;
- Learn about professional events and news.
A number of Post-Secondary Institutions in BC purchase Institutional Memberships to offer membership benefits to their Counsellors. Inquire with your department or learn more about Institutional memberships.
Yearly Membership Costs (April 1 – March 31):
- Individual with a graduate degree in counselling or related discipline or who is determined by the Board of Directors as having an equivalent combination of degree and experience, who does not qualify for regular membership.
- Email our Membership director to apply.
- Individual with at least a Masters Degree in Counselling or related discipline who is employed in the BC Post Secondary system as a Counsellor or who is recognized by the Board of Directors as functioning principally as a Counsellor.
- Individual who is currently enrolled in a graduate level degree training program in counselling or related discipline as recognized and approved by the Board of Directors.
- A former Regular Member of the Association who is no longer eligible for Regular Membership due to retirement, but who wishes to continue membership in the Association.