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AMHCA Standards for Practice
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Revised 2016

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I. Introduction

A. Scope of Practice

B. Standards of Practice and Research


II. Educational and Pre-Degree Clinical Training Standards

A. Program

B. Curriculum

C. Specialized Clinical Mental Health Counseling Training

D. Pre-degree Clinical Mental Health Counseling Field Work Guidelines

III. Faculty and Supervisor Standards

A. Faculty Standards

B. Supervisor Standards

IV. Clinical Practice Standards

A. Post-degree/Pre-licensure

B. Peer Review and Supervision

C. Continuing Education

D. Legal and Ethical Issues

V. Recommended AMHCA Training

A. Biological Bases of Behavior

B. Specialized Clinical Assessment

C. Trauma Training Standards

D. Co-Occurring Disorders

E. Technology Assisted Counseling (TAC)

F. Integrated Behavioral Health Care Counseling

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