AMHCA Newsletter: Professional Development Edition
March 4, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET), 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PT)
FACEBOOK LIVE: Racial and Social Justice, Equity, Representation and Accountability in Mental Health Counseling
Join us on Thursday, March 4th for a panel discussion that will center around issues of racial & social justice, equity, representation, accountability and various other related issues within the counseling field.
March 5, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (ET),
JOINT WEBINAR WITH CACREP: Emerging Expectations for Mental Health Counselor Preparation
With Panelists Ksenia Kogan, Karen Langer, Heather Paessler-Chesterton, and Christie Rogers-Larke - Moderated by Amy Milson and Aaron Norton
A panel of expert presenters will share the changing realities of preparing new professionals for entry into the mental health counseling field. An intern, a counselor educator, an agency clinical training coordinator, and an on-site supervisor will share experiences, challenges, and strategies that they have found helpful in navigating the new realities of physical safety, technology-mediated service delivery, and distance supervision brought on by the pandemic.
March 10, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET), 12:00 - 1:00 PM (PT)
WEBINAR: Trauma Linking to Suicide Ideation in K-12 Population: How Can Counselors and Educators Address the Pain Experienced by Youth
With presenters Tammy W. Montgomery, Darlene Lewis, Leah Kartovicky, and Brittney Barnett Attendees will:
Current AMHCA Members: $10Non-Members: $20
March 11, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM (ET), 10 to 11 AM (PT)
FACEBOOK LIVE: The Impact of COVID-19 Relief Packages on Behavioral Health
What are the implications of the COVID-19 relief packages on behavioral health? Join us on March 11th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST to learn more about the potential impact for Clinical Mental Health Counselors.
GSEP WEBINAR: Recognizing & Responding to Child Abuse & Neglect
With Erica K. Smith, MSW, LCSW
As mental health professionals we have a commitment to keeping those we serve safe. Whether we work with children, teens, or adults - knowing how to recognize the signs of abuse is a critical piece of our ethical obligations. Knowing how to respond and support our clients and families through challenging times is also a role we are tasked with. In this presentation, we will cover some of the ways we can identify and respond to signs of abuse, all while supporting clients through challenging times.Objectives:
Current AMHCA Student and Emerging Professionals Members: FREE!Current AMHCA Members in Other Categories: $10Non-Members: $20
2021 AMHCA Webinars: Call For Proposals Open For Summer and Fall
Are you looking to share your expertise with Clinical Mental Health Counselors across the country? AMHCA is looking for new presentations to add to the Summer and Fall 2021 webinar series! Submit your proposal today at using our 2021 Call for Webinar Proposals form! For more information, please contact AMHCA’s Office of Credentialing and Continuing Education at 703-548-6002 Option 2 or email@example.com.
New Home Studies Added
Applying Frameworks of Oppression and Liberation Within Counseling
Navigating the World of Private Practice
Watch the Latest FacebookLIVE on AMHCA.org!
Topic: Everything you ever wanted to know about portability but were afraid to ask.
AMHCA Annual Conference Is Now Virtual!
We are truly living out our conference theme by:Recognizing the current situation,Reframing our way of thinking about our conference, andRestoring the quality and engagement that is unique and important to AMHCA conferences. UNITE! with us as we adapt and push forward with new innovations and perspectives!
Latest Conference Updates
February 26, 2020 - Revised Schedule At-a-Glance is posted. Detailed schedule coming soon!
February 26, 2020 - Revised pricing for registration is posted and open! See our many new low-price options and combo packages.
February 25, 2020 - After thoughtful discussion with the Board of Directors and a member survey, we have decided to move our 2021 Conference to a fully virtual experience. Read the announcement.
Chapter News and Events
Chapter Leaders: List your chapter event on AMHCA.org and here!
Widen your audience to the entire AMHCA membership! Register your event with AMHCA and have it listed on our calendar.
New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association
March 4, 2021 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
Help the Helpers
South Carolina Clinical Mental Health Counselors Association
March 5 and 6, 2021 9:00 AM from 6:30 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Post-Traumatic Growth: From Trauma to Transformation
Special pricing for AMHCA members: Use code AMHCA2021
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