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Purpose The purposes of DCCA are to enhance individual human development; to advance the scientific discipline of guidance, counseling and personnel work; to promote sound guidance, counseling and personnel practices and in the interests of society and the individual; to conduct scientific, educational and professional meetings and conferences; to inform and educate the general public about the human development profession by establishing contacts with various organizations for scientific and educational pursuits; to examine conditions which create barriers to individual development and to work to remove them.
History DCCA, the state branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA), was the predecessor of the National Capital Personnel and Guidance Association, originating in 1963-64 as the state branch of the American Personnel and Guidance Association, which is currently known as ACA. Counselors and related professionals from diverse backgrounds, professions, and academia comprise our membership. Please visit the Membership page of this site for more information.