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Cultural Competency Social Media Campaign

In the Summer of 2020 AMHCA volunteers designed a social media campaign to highlight the importance of cultural competence and ethical practice in clinical mental health counseling...#CulturalCompetence #Diversity #Competency #Ethics #StandardsofPractice

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Home Study: AMHCA Fall Summit (Complete - All 8 Sessions, 10.0 CEs)

Black Americans and people of color are chronically exposed to race-related stress in the form of subtle and overt forms of racial discrimination, The counseling profession has moved to become more culturally competent to meet the needs of varying populations


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This Week at AMHCA: October 19-25, 2020

Call for Posters Call for Posters 2020 Fall Virtual Summit: Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice Register to attend AMHCA's 2020 Fall Virtual Summit! The 2020 AMHCA Fall Summit on “Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice” will provide several presentations on better understanding the origins and dynamics of cultural diversity, and how to address several problems through cultural humility, cultural opportunities, and cultural comfort into your daily practice. You will learn hands-on strategies for increasing multi-cultural competencies in your work with clients and improving your overall counseling effectiveness

Newsletter_2020_October_20.pdf


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This Week at AMHCA: October 5-11, 2020

Call for Posters Call for Posters Call for Reviewers Call for Reviewers 2020 Fall Virtual Summit: Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice Register to attend AMHCA's 2020 Fall Virtual Summit! The 2020 AMHCA Fall Summit on “Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice” will provide several presentations on better understanding the origins and dynamics of cultural diversity, and how to address several problems through cultural humility, cultural opportunities, and cultural comfort into your daily practice. You will learn hands-on strategies for increasing multi-cultural competencies in your work with clients and improving your overall counseling effectiveness

Newsletter_2020_October_7.pdf


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Home Study: AMHCA Fall Summit 04 - Using Cultural Humility to Dismantle White Supremacy in Counseling

**Previously Recorded on 11/19/2020 - Not a Live Event** Using Cultural Humility to Dismantle White Supremacy in Counseling Learning Objectives Upon completion, participants will be able to identify the components of White supremacy culture related to the field of mental health counseling and client experience inside and outside of the counseling relationship. Upon completion, participants will be able to identify key aspects of cultural humility and culturally responsive mental health counseling. Upon completion, participants will be able to apply the framework of cultural humility to address the barriers of racism, systemic oppression, and White supremacy culture that impede client progress and wellness


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This Week at AMHCA: September 21-27, 2020

Call for Proposals Call for Posters Call for Posters Call for Reviewers Call for Reviewers 2020 Fall Virtual Summit: Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice Register to attend AMHCA's 2020 Fall Virtual Summit! The 2020 AMHCA Fall Summit on “Integrating Cultural Competency Skills Into Your Practice” will provide several presentations on better understanding the origins and dynamics of cultural diversity, and how to address several problems through cultural humility, cultural opportunities, and cultural comfort into your daily practice. You will learn hands-on strategies for increasing multi-cultural competencies in your work with clients and improving your overall counseling effectiveness

september-23-newsletter.pdf


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The Advocate Magazine

Pope Member Reflections: A personal and professional journey toward political cultural competence -by Laurie Persh Counseling Tips: Call to Action for CMHCs: Work with DACA Recipients and Immigrants -by James Messina ​​​​Inside AMHCA Landmark Bill Opens Federal Government to Mental Health Counselors Call for Nominations for AMHCA Board of Directors 2020 (Virtual) Fall Summit on Cultural Competency Skills Is A Success AMHCA's Graduate Student and Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP) Offers Timely Webinar Series Congratulations to AMHCA's 2020 Awardees Pandemic Worsens Children's Mental Health Plus From the President's Perspective: 2020: The Year of Clear Vision From AMHCA's Executive Director/CEO: Time for Mental Health Healing, Action Supplemental Pieces Survey of Clinical Mental Health Counselors: What a Survey Reveals About Our Political Biases Why They Don't Come Back: Challenging the Treatment Barriers That Diverse Clients Face: Resources Our Role as Gatekeepers: Supervision Practices With Counselors Experiencing Impairment: Clinical Supervision Agreement For Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors Who Work With DACA Recipients and Immigrants: References For Clinical Mental Health Counselors (CMHCs): Key Information About US Immigration Past Issues Member Sign-In Past issues and supplemental materials are available to AMHCA members only


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ASCENT Initiative Launches July 31st

The April Journal authors will discuss their findings and recommendations through an initial set of “Conversation Starter” sessions this summer created and funded by AMHCA focusing on major themes of the journal articles from the April 2014 issue: July 31 -- How to Get Started: Gaining Basic Competencies on Integrated Care August 19 -- Carving Out an Integrated Care Niche: Cultural and Linguistic Competencies and Tailored Care September 11 – New Collaborative Models: How to Work with PCPs to Address the Needs of Clients with Co-Morbid or Complex Conditions (e.g

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AMHCA Standards

The two revised and updated standards are: Substance Use Disorders and Co-occurring Disorders Trauma-Informed Care The four entirely new standards that have been added to the 2020 edition of the "AMHCA Standards" are: Aging and Older Adults Standards and Competencies Child and Adolescent Standards and Competencies Integrated Behavioral Health Care Counseling, and Technology Supported Counseling and Communications


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AMHCA E-Newsletter: Publications Edition

Binkley THEORY Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Panic Episodes and Depression in an African American Woman: A Clinical Case Illustration Donya D