The McNeese State University Counseling Center has been
awarded accreditation by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).
Established in 1971, IACS is the
accreditation association for university, four-year college and two-year
community college counseling services. Accreditation by IACS is the highest
standard available for campus counseling centers, according to Raime Thibodeaux,
director of the McNeese Counseling Center.
accreditation process includes periodic outside review to ensure that a center
is hiring qualified staff, maintaining ethical standardsand meeting or
exceeding established standards of practice,” Thibodeaux says.
Through this evaluation, she says McNeese
was found to offer outstanding professional services to its clientele.
"We are extremely pleased to have achieved
IACSaccreditation for the center,” says Thibodeaux. "It wasa rigorous process but one that we welcome as
a measure of our commitment to providing high level, quality services
tostudents here at McNeese.”
university counseling center is located in Room 112 E in Kaufman Hall, and offers
comprehensive mental health counseling, assessment, consultation and crisis
intervention to all students enrolled. For more information about services, call