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Mental Health Counselor of the Year Award
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Purpose of the Award

The Mental Health Counselor of the Year Award is intended to be given to persons who spend 51% of their time in direct counseling with clients and relevant consultation activities. This award is intended to recognize an individual who has provided outstanding counseling service, including consultation, to the public.

 
Procedure for Nomination

Any person who is a current member of AMHCA may make a nomination. Clarity of presentation and complete and specific documentation of the behaviors and/or incidents supporting this nomination will facilitate the committee's selection process.

 
Criteria
  1. The nominee should have the endorsement of the state chapter.
  2. The nominee should have at least 3-5 years membership in AMHCA and should be a current member of AMHCA and the state chapter, if a state chapter exists.
  3. A nominator can only nominate one person annually.
  4. In the event of a tie, one additional award may be awarded.
  5. The criteria should include service to the profession through direct client service and should include positive attention generated to the field of mental health counseling through direct service to clients.
  6. Nominees may be private practitioners, or employed in agencies, institutions or colleges and universities, but the primary role must be that of direct service provider.
 
Past Award Recipients
2013-2014

Liliana "Lili" Sznaidman

 
2011-2012

Jason King

 
2010-2011

Carol Daniels

 
2008-2009

Gary A. Williams

C. Rudy Guajardo III
2007-2008

Anita Neuer

 
2006-2007

Judith A. Harrington

 

American Mental Health Counselors Association

675 North Washington Street, Suite 470 Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 800-326-2642 or 703-548-6002 Fax: 703-548-4775

 

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