MISSION

 

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ALGBTICAL Statement of Purpose
 

The mission of the Association of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama (ALGBTICAL) is...

To promote greater awareness and understanding of sexual minority issues among members of the counseling profession and related helping occupations.

To develop, implement and foster interest in charitable, scientific and educational programs designed to further the human growth and development of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clients and communities.

To protect from harm LGBT individuals by language, stereotypes, myths, misinformation, threats of expulsion from social and institutional structures and other entities, and from beliefs contrary to their identity.

To provide educational programs and resources to raise the standard of practice for all counselors who serve LGBT clients and communities.

 


ALGBTICAL Membership

Membership is open to all members in good standing of the Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA).

Persons desiring to become members of this division must select the division on the ALCA membership application form and submit payment for the appropriate amount for division dues.  Annual membership dues for ALGBTICAL is $5.00.

Membership is open to all counselors who are ALCA members. Counselors working in schools, colleges, agencies, institutions, or any variety of settings are invited to join. Counselors working in mental health, rehabilitation, education, corrections, and private practice are invited to join.

Membership is open to any counselor who has an interest in learning more about LGBT issues. Counselors may join ALGBTICAL because they have LGBT students or clients and seek resources to better serve them. Counselors may join ALGBTICAL because they want to be allies or advocates for LGBT people. Counselors may join ALGBTICAL because they believe in human rights issues. Counselors who join ALGBTICAL may be LGBT or straight. No assumption is made regarding the sexual orientation of any ALGBTICAL member.

 


ALGBTICAL Elected Officer Positions

The top elected officer positions of the ALGBTICAL Division are:
President
President-Elect
Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
 


ALGBTICAL Appointed Committee Positions

The standing committees/functions of the ALGBTICAL Division are:
Awards/Resolutions

Nominations/Elections

Workshop

Regional Outreach
Public Relations/Website

Communications/Correspondence/Newsletter
Membership
Bylaws/Policy & Procedures
Strategic Planning

Graduate Student Liaison

Research Grant

Art Auction

Mentor

Member-at-Large

 


ALGBTICAL Official Affiliation


The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama (ALGBTICAL) is an official state branch of the national organization, the Association for Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), and is an official state division of the Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA).

The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) is an official division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
 


ALGBTICAL Division


Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama (ALGBTICAL)

ALGBTICAL E-Mail Address:

algbtical@gmail.com
 

ALGBTICAL FaceBook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Algbtical/154354751440836

 

Alabama Counseling Association
ALCA Executive Director:

Dr. Chip Wood
217 Darryl Street, Livingston, Alabama 35470
(205) 625-1712    
alca@alabamacounseling.org

 


Organizational Information

 

History of ALGBTICAL
Overview of ALGBTICAL

Bylaws of ALGBTICAL
Officers of ALGBTICAL

 

ALGBTICAL Announcements
ALGBTICAL Activities

 

ALGBTICAL Spring and Winter Workshops

ALGBTICAL Newsletters

ALGBTICAL Meetings

 

ALGBTICAL Position Statements
ALGBTICAL Members at ALCA Conference
ALGBTICAL Awards and Honors

ALGBTICAL Members in the Community
ALGBTICAL's First Anniversary

ALGBTICAL's First Reception

LGBT Friendly Counselor List
LGBT Topics Speaker List

ALGBTICAL Leadership Tools

 

 


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ALGBTICAL

Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama