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AMHCA Praises NBCC Action on CACREP

AMHCA is please the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) has recently announced critically important changes in its educational requirements for professional counseling certification.

AMHCA Announces New Paper Series

AMHCAs new "Emerging Clinical Practice Briefs" will provide technical assistance, identify best practices and highlight lessons learned on successful strategies for practitioners on a rage of areas related to the deliver and financing of mental health services in the era of health care reform.

The American Mental Health Counselors Association Deeply Saddened by Marysville School Shooting

Alexandria, VA. – The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is deeply saddened by the recent school shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts are with the families of victims, the student body, teachers and administrators as well as the community while they recover from this terrible tragedy.

PDF of complete issue: December 2014 / January 2015

Narratives in the Counseling Session: Using Stories That Convey Therapeutic Principles

The power of story to affect mood, cognition, and even states of consciousness is well-known and evidenced in diverse cultures. Joan Landes, ACMHC, shares a few of the stories she uses with her clients, along with a guide on how to use them, plus some pros and cons to a narrative treatment modality.

2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Come to the Conference, Transform Your Practice

Transformation is what CMHCs do. Come to the conference next July and transform your practice!

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