Chi Sigma Iota
Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society of professional counseling. It was established for counselors-in-training, counselor educators, and counselors whose career commitment is to research and service. Its mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence. The Society was established in 1985 by leaders in the counseling profession whose desire was to recognize outstanding achievement and service. The Omega Upsilon chapter was established at WVU in 2001. Visit the Chi Sigma Iota website, for more information.
American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA)
The Student Rehabilitation Counseling Association / WVU Chapter of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) is a support group for graduate students. It provides liaison with the faculty and opportunities for networking between students and rehabilitation professionals. It’s also an advocacy group in the support of disability rights atWVU and the community at large.
We encourage experience sharing among students and highlight relevant practicum, internship, or work experiences with members. We often offer volunteer services to community organizations and invite guest speakers on professional topics.
Members of the WVU chapter are also members of the national organization and receive its journals and publications. Visit the ARCA website, for more information.