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Awards, Scholarship & Silent Auction Information

Annual Awards

Thank you for all those who nominated! 


Silent Auction

Every year the silent auction helps to fund our scholarships for students and professionals to attend the conference. If you are interested in donating an item you can contact Kelsi Woodburn at kelsiwoodburn@gmail.com 

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Need Assistance? Apply for our Scholarship! 

The Idaho Counseling Association will grant ten (10) awards.  The award will include registration to the 2018 Super Conference. 


The Idaho Counseling Association believes that the best way to grow the profession is to nurture and develop leaders from within the association.  This Scholarship offers the opportunity to get an inside look at the association and become an essential part of the organization.


Thank you to all those who applied for our 2018 scholarship! Congratulations to our recipients! 


ICA Annual Awards Categories
Please read award description and requirements carefully before submitting the nomination. The nomination letter and supporting documentation must address ALL award criteria and meet ALL award nomination guidelines or the nomination will be considered ineligible.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
An individual who has long and distinguished service to the counseling profession and exemplary care for people.  Nominees should maintain the highest standards of personal conduct and recognize that their personal conduct is held up to public scrutiny. They strive to be model citizens of their local communities as well as the counseling community and their broader professional community. They maintain high moral standards in their personal and professional conduct.  Nominees must have demonstrated consistent and reliable contributions in all the areas of service, scholarship and teaching over an exemplary career span.

PUBLIC POLICY & LEGISLATION AWARD:
A professional or layperson who has demonstrated excellent advocacy by engaging in meaningful advocating and supporting the counseling profession.

COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR:
An individual who has gone beyond the call of duty by demonstrating exceptional service and achievement as a practitioner and/or counselor educator, through the application of ICA goals, exemplifying the model of an ideal counselor.  This nominee demonstrates excellent rapport with clients, counselors, co-workers and the community and is highly respected among peers.

VOLUNTEER SERVICE “WING AWARD”:
An individual who has helped people take flight through service, teaching responsibility, and creating new paths in the counseling profession.  This nominee is committed to helping others and making new connections that bring us closer together as families, as neighbors, as communities, and as a Nation.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE “MEDAL OF HONOR”:
An individual that is distinguished by exceptionally meritorious service to the counseling profession. The performance must be such as to merit recognition for service that is clearly exceptional. Exceptional performance of normal duty will not alone justify an award of this decoration, rather exceptional quality service above and beyond what may be expected or reimbursed, by one who truly makes a difference in other’s lives.

ADVOCATE “PASS IT ON BATON” AWARD:
An individual who is willing to serve, teaches advocacy, and creates new paths in the counseling profession.  This person’s advocacy of counseling services has a positive impact for counselors on a local, state or national level.

All nominators and nominees must be current members of ICA.

A professional headshot quality photograph (passport photo requirements) of the nominee must be sent to sironacounseling@gmail.com to complete submission.

All nominees must hold a current and unrestricted license in counseling and/or marriage & family therapy and that have not been the subject of any disciplinary action by any regulatory body within five (5) years immediately preceding this application.

Need Assistance? Apply for our Scholarship! 

The scholarship for 2018 has closed, please consider next year! 

The Idaho Counseling Association will grant ten (10) awards.  The award will include registration to the 2018 Super Conference. 

PURPOSE

The Idaho Counseling Association believes that the best way to grow the profession is to nurture and develop leaders from within the association.  This Scholarship offers the opportunity to get an inside look at the association and become an essential part of the organization.

CATEGORIES

Two (2) Emerging Leader Graduate Students from each of the Following Universities:

Boise State University

Idaho State University

Northwest Nazarene University

University of Idaho

Two (2) Emerging Leader Counseling Professionals

ELIGIBILITY

Graduate Students must be a current ICA member and enrolled in a masters of counseling program at one of the 4 qualifying universities.

Counseling Professional must hold a current ICA professional membership.

EXPECTATIONS

Recipients are expected to take on a level of service with the Idaho Counseling Association.

Recipients are expected to volunteer at the ICA Conference.

Recipients are expected to attend the ICA Leadership Development Institute.

Recipients are expected to become an active participant in an ICA Committee.




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