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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.
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.
Elected Officer Positions
The top elected officer positions of the ALGBTICAL Division are:
Appointed Committee Positions
The standing committees/functions of the ALGBTICAL Division are:
Bylaws/Policy & Procedures
Graduate Student Liaison
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).
Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama (ALGBTICAL)
ALGBTICAL E-Mail Address:
ALGBTICAL FaceBook Page:
Alabama Counseling Association
ALCA Executive Director:
Dr. Chip Wood
217 Darryl Street, Livingston, Alabama 35470
Overview of ALGBTICAL
Officers of ALGBTICAL
ALGBTICAL Spring and Winter Workshops
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
Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama