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A Statement of the American Mental Health Counselors Association on Racism as a Social Determinant of Mental Health

The Following Statement Can be Attributed to Joel E. Miller, Executive Director and CEO, American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) All across our nation, thousands of Americans have taken to the streets in over 50 cities to protest the killing of George Floyd by a police...


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AMHCA 2020 Election Results

Thank you to all members who voted in our 2020 AMHCA election! It was a close race but we would like to congratulate and welcome @Beverly Smith of Georgia as the 2020-2021 AMHCA President-Elect! We look forward to hearing your vision and plans. Thank you to @C. Rudy Guajardo and @Ellen...


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AMHCA Launches New Professional Development Certifications

Alexandria, VA - The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is pleased to announce that now offers qualified mental health counselors (CMHCs) three professional development certifications: Certification – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialist Certification – Diplomate...


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Michigan mental-health counselors applaud unanimous, bi-partisan support as licensing bill signed into law

Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association Michigan mental-health counselors applaud unanimous, bi-partisan support as licensing bill signed into law LANSING, Mich., October 29, 2019 – Michigan mental health counselors applauded as House Bill 4325 sponsored by Rep. Aaron Miller (R...


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American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) Partners with Motivo for Online Clinical Supervision

The first HIPAA-compliant platform providing clinical supervision through secure video conferencing has teamed up with AMHCA to make the path to licensure easier for professional counselors. NOV. 6, 2019 (ATLANTA) - Motivo , the first platform for online clinical supervision, is proud to...


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Dave Bergman Joins AMHCA as Government Affairs Consultant: Brings 20 Years of Public Policy Experience in the Behavioral Health Field

Alexandria, VA - it is with great pleasure to announce that the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has engaged Dave Bergman as a Government Affairs Consultant. Dave spent 10 years at the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) serving as the Chief Government and...


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March 27, 2007: H.R. 1663, the Medicare Mental Health Modernization Act, Introduced in U.S. House

Alexandria, Va., March 27, 2007 - On March 23, 2007, Representatives Pete Stark (D-CA), Jim Ramstad (R-MN) and Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) introduced H.R. 1663, the Medicare Mental Health Modernization Act of 2007. This legislation will make critical changes necessary for improving the delivery of...


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February 28, 2007: U.S. Representative Charles B. Rangel to Serve as Honorary Chair of Mental Health Counseling Week (May 7-13, 2007)

Alexandria, Va., February 28, 2007 - The American Mental Health Counselors Association is pleased to announce that Representative Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) has agreed to serve as Honorary Chair of Mental Health Counseling Week, to be held May 7-13, during National Mental Health Month. Mental...


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February 9, 2007: AMHCA Hosted an "Open Dialog" between DCMHCA, NVLPC, VACC, and LCPCM

On February 9, 2007 AMHCA was pleased to host an "Open Dialog" between DCMHCA, NVLPC, VACC, and LCPCM. AMHCA is committed to the success and the growth of the mental health counseling profession and the AMHCA State Chapters. The meeting agenda included reports from the chapters, the AMHCA...