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S. Kent Butler, PhD Elected as 70th President of the American Counseling Association

On February 13, 2020, the American Counseling Association (ACA) announced that S. Kent Butler, PhD was elected to serve as the ACA President-elect beginning July 1, 2020. Dr. Butler will begin serving as the American Counseling Association’s 70th president on July 1, 2021.


The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) is proud of one of our own family members. Dr. Butler has served the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) as the 2011-2012 President and American Counseling Association (ACA) Governing Council Representative (2015-2018). He is honored to be a member of AMCD’s Multicultural Counseling Competencies Revisions Committee (2014-2015) which produced the newly endorsed Multicultural Social Justice Counseling Competencies (MSJCC). Dr. Butler was bestowed with an ACA Fellow Award in April of 2016. His research and academic interests lie in the areas of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, Mentoring, Counseling work as it relates specifically to African American males, Group Counseling, School Counseling, and Multicultural Supervision.


Congratulations Dr. Butler!


For additional information, please visit the American Counseling Association’s Counseling Corner: https://www.counseling.org/news/updates/2020/02/13/s.-kent-butler-phd-elected-as-70th-president-of-the-american-counseling-association