The Western Suffolk Counselors' Association (WSCA) is the professional organization in the western part of Suffolk County, Long Island, New York for individuals engaged in, or interested in, any phase of counseling. Membership includes school counselors in public and private schools, mental health counselors, college admissions counselors, career counselors and professors and students in the field of counseling. WSCA serves as a central clearing agency for information pertinent to present or contemplated counseling programs in Suffolk County. WSCA maintains and improves professional standards in the field of counseling as well as encouraging creative and experimental activities in the field. WSCA hosts a variety of programs annually, including General Membership Meetings, Fall and Spring College Fairs for high school juniors and seniors in Suffolk County, and an Employment Day program geared to students entering the work world after high school graduation. WSCA also holds a Spring Conference for Long Island counselors with programs specifically geared to Elementary, Middle and High School Counselors, as well as Retired Counselors, College Counselors, Mental Health Counselors and Counseling Students. WSCA also participates in the Long Island Counselors' Annual Conference (LICAC) in the Fall semester. WSCA proudly awards grants and scholarships to graduating high school students who have excelled academically, culturally and socially during their high school years. On an annual basis, WSCA also honors its professional members with a Counselor of the Year Award, its School Administrators with a Counselors/Administrator Award and luncheon, and its office support personnel with a Counselor/Secretary Luncheon. Membership in WSCA provides counseling professionals with an opportunity to increase their professional development and to network with other individuals in the counseling field.
For additional information about WSCA and membership in the Association please call (631) 209-0839 or follow the links on the Calendar of Events page. Click the link below to download an application for membership.