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Advocate: July/August 2010
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Military Families: How to Help Them Maintain Continuity and Cohesiveness Between Deployment Cycles
Help meet the military's growing need for mental healthcare by learning about the three phases of deployment, and what you need to know to effectively treat members of the military and their families.
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Column: The President's Say
AMHCA’s new 2010-2011 President Tom Ferro, LCPC, promises to put mental health at the forefront of health issues
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Legislative Update: Let AMHCA's Broad Legislative Reach Enfold You
The professional needs of AMHCA members require its director of legislative affairs to work on members' behalf as an advocate, policy wonk, and lobbyist.
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Visit China in October as part of AMHCA's delegation o JMHC seeks editorial board members o Research based on Western subjects may not be globally generalizable o Sleep enhances the ability to remember to do something in the future o AMHCA's Graduate Student Committee
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Student Corner: Working in Child Welfare Is Rewarding
As a foster care worker, I consider myself an "ambassador" for my children, because I am the voice that can speak up for them. What I do makes a difference in the lives of the children whose families I work with.
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Reflections: From a Child's Point of View
Carefully selected scenes from "Precious," a raw and sometimes overwhelming Oscar-winning film about the life of an illiterate, abused 16-year-old, could be used in an educational setting and with some clients
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Counseling Tips: When Should the Counselor's Values Influence Counseling?
The importance of honest introspection when mental health counselors are working with a client who they believe is behaving unethically -- and the counselors' professional values of confidentiality, client choice, and withholding judgment are at odds with the counselors' personal values
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