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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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Home Study: Intergenerational Trauma and Cultural Resilience

**Previously Recorded on 4/7/2021 - Not a Live Event** Intergenerational Trauma and Cultural Resilience During this presentation attendees will learn about intergenerational and historical trauma including the types of events that may create this type of trauma, how these events may impact clients, and ways to foster cultural resilience in clients


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2021 AMHCA Standards for the Practice of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The AMHCA board and the ACPC have included two new standards in the 2021 edition: Forensic Evaluation Standards and Competencies Gender Identity Counseling Standards and Competencies #Publications #StandardsofPractice #Standards #AMHCA #ForensicEvaluator #Diversity

AMHCA Standards 2021.pdf


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Welcome Dr. Beverly Smith, the 45th President of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)

Smith is an adjunct professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Mercer University teaching Psychopathology & Diagnosis, Cultural Perspectives in Counseling, and Ethics


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Welcome Dr. Beverly Smith, the 45th President of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)

Smith is an adjunct professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Mercer University teaching Psychopathology & Diagnosis, Cultural Perspectives in Counseling, and Ethics


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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