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AMHCA Publishes Clinical White Papers
AMHCA has published a series of white papers providing a brief orientation about topics relevant to current mental health counseling practice: responding to suicide risk, trauma-informed practices, technology in counseling, and practice building.
Editor Search Under Way for AMHCA’s Journal of Mental Health Counseling
The Journal of Mental Health Counseling, AMHCA’s quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, is opening a search for the position of editor.
White House Hosts National Conference on Mental Health
White House hosted a day-long conference on June 3, 2013, with health care experts, psychologists, faith leaders, advocates for veterans, and administration officials to kick off a national conversation about mental health in the U.S.
PDF of complete issue: June 2013
Empathy Walk: A Personal Account of Change
When Julie Thompson, LPC, took an “empathy walk,” she was surprised to discover that the intimacy of her relationship with her mother made being empathetic toward her more challenging than it was to be empathetic to a stranger. Empathy isn’t just about showing compassion, she realized; it requires a willingness to understand. And sometimes overcoming barriers.
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2013:
The national fireworks in Washington, D.C., light up the sky on July 4. But you can make your own fireworks at the Annual Conference in D.C. this summer by sparking new ideas and connections at the conference. Here are the top 10 reasons to attend, from AMHCA President-Elect Judith Bertenthal–Smith, LPC, ALPS. What are your Top 10?
July 18-20, 2013:
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