The Indiana Counseling Association Mentorship Program is an all-inclusive, multicultural leadership development opportunity for early professional counselors and seasoned professional counselors in the state of Indiana. The intent of this program is to advance the counseling profession through the engagement of meaningful conversations, the achievement of overarching goals, and shared wisdom that supports continuous career development and lifelong learning. Currently, we are seeking mentees and mentors who would be interested in joining this program.
Mentors must hold an advanced degree (master's level or higher) and have a minimum of five years' experience in professional counseling
Mentees must be an ICA first- or second-year graduate student or Associate-level licensed professional (working toward independent licensure) and must be in good professional standing
Mentors and Mentees must complete the Professional Identity Scale In Counseling (PISC)-
provided in this application
The ICA Membership program will review each interest form and carefully match mentors and mentees based upon research interests, demographics, and availability
Mentors and mentees will be supplied with one another's contact information
Mentors and mentees will meet once a month for approximately 45-60 minutes per session
Mentors and mentees will be asked to fill out a brief program evaluation at the midpoint and conclusion of the program
Mentors and mentees understand this is a
therefore, no compensation will be provided for participation
The mentor is not intended to replace -- or supplement -- the mentee's formal supervision.
The Indiana Counseling Association Mentorship Program has been adapted by the American Counseling Association’s Mentorship Program Guidebook 2020-2021. Therefore, this program has been designed to uphold ACA’s core values, mission, and vision. This includes but is not limited to promoting diversity, inclusivity, and professional development. The Indiana Counseling Association is indebted to the individuals who spent time developing this program and creating a foundation for proactive leadership.