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Let’s Be Safe Just a Little Bit Longer

The past year saw the word “unprecedented” thrown around a lot, and rightly so. In the transition to virtual programming, associations like AMHCA had to be extra clever and resourceful when it came to meetings and events – the aspects of membership that had traditionally been contingent on the...


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Home Study: Finding Inner Peace During Difficult Times with Self-Compassion Practices

**Previously Recorded on 1/26/2021 - Not a Live Event** Finding Inner Peace During Difficult Times with Self-Compassion Practices Self-compassion transforms lives! It is re-defined as the ability to care, to soothe and to comfort but also to strengthen when it is needed. It is...


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Home Study: Building Therapeutic Alliance Across Time and Space

**Previously Recorded on 12/08/2020 - Not a Live Event** Building Therapeutic Alliance Across Time and Space For almost a year, Clinical Mental Health Counselors across the globe have been forced to pivot to the use of technology assisted counseling as a result of COVID-19....


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AMHCA released a major report today on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months.

AMHCA released a major report today on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months. Please see our new study – Beyond the Perfect Storm – How Racism, Covid-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health – https://www.amhca.org/publications...


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Beyond a Perfect Storm: How Racism, COVID-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health

CLICK 'DOWNLOAD' BELOW FOR YOUR FREE REPORT AMHCA released a major report on the number of Americans reporting mental health distress over the last few months. Please see our new study – Beyond the Perfect Storm – How Racism, Covid-19, and Economic Meltdown Imperil Our Mental Health. ...

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Medicare Advocacy Shifts to Senate

Submitted by @David Bergman The House released its fifth COVID-19 relief package on Tuesday and counselor Medicare language was not included. While this is a setback, we still have the opportunity to pass of our legislation. At the direction of our congressional champions, AMHCA is now...


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AMHCA E-Newsletter: Coronavirus Edition: Number 2 May 8, 2020

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Urgent Need for Grassroots this weekend to Include Counselors in Medicare

Submitted by @David Bergman The House is developing its next COVID-19 relief package and counselors are urged to contact your Representative in support of including our Medicare legislation (H.R. 945 ) in it. Congress will be working through the weekend to decide what is going into the House...


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New Stimulus Package Aimed at Small Businesses and Hospital

President Trump signed Economic Stimulus Package 3.5 into law on April 24, as the unemployment crisis deepened, a stark illustration of how federal policymakers continue trying to rescue an unraveling economy. The legislation will restart a small-business loan program that was swamped by early...


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Statement by the AMHCA Ethics Committee on “The need for States to offer licensure portability during the COVID-19 pandemic”

The AMHCA Ethics Committee has developed a statement on state portability issues that has been forwarded to state counseling boards and related state agencies and officials. As an AMHCA member, please contact your state counseling board and state legislators if they reside in the state that...