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Counseling and Technology

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice. From gaining the skills needed to work in the field to advocating for change to a global audience, technology and the internet has made it easier to engage. Five ways that technology is changing counseling practices are: Read More


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    In addition to AMHCA’s legislative strategy on passing bills that will allow clinical mental health counselors (CMHCs) to receive fee-for-service reimbursement from Medicare, we have been pursuing a second strategy or parallel advocacy effort for CMHCs to receive reimbursement through new delivery mechanisms such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) and alternative payment model (APMs) through ...

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    Good morning everyone, On Saturday, April 7,   a fire broke out at Trump Tower   in New York City. A 67-year old man died in the fire. The cause of the fire in the apartment building is unknown and an investigation is ongoing. As the news broke that there was a fire in Trump Tower, several took to twitter to joke about the incident. In particular, a mental health counselor made several outlandish ...

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    By now you should have all heard that we are going to Orlando for the 2018 annual conference.  I can tell you as the conference date nears the excitement ...

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    Hello AMHCA Members

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    Hello AMHCA members, We have a lot of things happening at the national level and I can assure you that the Board and Staff are hard at work developing ...

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    I believe the following will be of interest to all concerned about mental health care for our military (especially retired) and their families.  And for ...

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    Medicare Update

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    ​Greetings, We have two new co-sponsors and 3 more total in April for our #Medicare bill  #HR3032 Thank you MaMHCA and to our members in Massachusetts, IMHCA ...

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    Working with Adult Daycare services and In-home sitter services may assist. Also memory care units in nursing homes may have a listing of services in the ...

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    I use the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI).  10 minutes to complete, and give a range of scales (e.g., anxiety, depression, hostility, obsessive-compulsive, ...

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    Well Now - I didn't pass - and by 2 points...  I passed in one section, but not the other and on an issue that state law trumps the examiner - but I have ...

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    I am very unfortunate to work in a small-town medical clinic where the docs (2) appreciate the importance of behavioral medicine to patient outcomes. ...

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