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Annual Conference in California Is a Big Success
Thanks to our many members who attended AMHCA’s well-received Leadership Training and Annual Conference in San Francisco, the meetings were a great success. In addition to the stellar sessions and speakers, we had a record-breaking number of exhibits and sponsorships.
New Practice Standards Are Coming
The new and revised “Standards for the Practice of Clinical Mental Health Counselors” are ready, pending final approval, for release and publication. AMHCA’s thanks for the hard work on the Standards go to Dr. Stephen Brady and the members of AMHCA’s Professional Development Committee. The Standards now join AMHCA’s revised “Code of Ethics” as valuable and updated professional documents available online.
Branding Challenges Lie Ahead for the Profession of Clincal Mental Health Counseling
With more than 30 years of existence as a professional member association, among AMHCA’s greatest assets is its identity. We highlight AMHCA’s uniqueness in the tagline you often see on AMHCA materials: “The only organization working exclusively for the mental health counseling profession.” Yes, we know who we are and where we need to go.
We Remember 9/11
The date 9/11/2001 represents the point in time when many Americans lost a sense of security within our nation’s borders. One unexpected result of this tragedy was the way in which the public and the news media embraced mental health counseling. For example, after 9/11, the NYPD was mandated to have therapy.
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2017 AMHCA Annual Conference