AMHCA Newsletter: Publications Edition
Latest AMHCA Publications
A Mental Health Access Improvement Roadmap: AMHCA Position Paper
The AMHCA Board of Directors lays out their policy recommendations Affordable Care Act expansion and mental health policy reform in our newly released position paper.
Our goal is that all Americans will no longer separate mental health from physical health when it comes to access to care or quality of treatment. The next generation must grow up knowing that mental health is a key component of overall health and there is no shame, stigma, or barriers to seeking out care.Clinical Mental Health Counselors stand ready to engage in a constructive and thoughtful dialogue to ensure the success of future reform efforts. We look forward to continued collaboration on these important issues.
The CLIPER Plan: AMHCA's Portability Initiatives
AMHCA’s Interstate Portability Task Force worked closely on the proposal with the AMHCA Board of Directors over the last six months. The task force members said the leadership and collaboration that went into the effort demonstrates the critical importance for portability of licensure through both endorsement and reciprocity.
The plan integrates two recent licensure portability initiatives developed over the last year to bring about uniformity in portability through endorsement and/or reciprocity developed respectively by the American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB) and the Council of State Governments (CSG). Both approaches are mutually compatible.
Latest Journal of Mental Health Counseling
Journal Of Mental Health Counseling
Using Storytelling for Counseling With Children Who Have Experienced Trauma
Krystyne Mendoza; Loretta Bradley
Podcasts as an Evolution of BibliotherapyD. Robert Casares, Jr.; Erin E. Binkley
Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Panic Episodes and Depression in an African American Woman: A Clinical Case Illustration
Donya D. Wallace; Ryan G. Carlson; Jonathan H. Ohrt
Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy–Child With Youth Who Have a Parent Diagnosed With Bipolar I Disorder
Kaitlyn Bruns; Amanda La Guardia; Michael Brubaker; Jenni Farrow; Sian Cotton; Melissa DelBello
Extent of Counselor Training in Neuroscience-Informed Counseling Competencies
G. Michael Russo; Eraina Schauss; Surabhi Naik; Rhea Banerjee; Michelle Ghoston; Laura K. Jones; Carlos P. Zalaquett; Eric T. Beeson; Thomas A. Field
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Chi Sigma Iota Reviews AMHCA's "Essentials"
Latest AMHCA Member Blogs & Discussions
In This Issue: Special Conference Issue
Welcome: Unite! Recognize. Reframe. Restore. -
Conference Schedule at-a-Glance
Pre-Conference WorkshopsThree Keynote Speakers:*Finding Inner Peace During Difficult Times With Self-Compassion Practices
*Uniter: Realism! Authenticity! Wisdom!
S. Kent Butler
*Covid-19, Demographics, and Mental Health: An Evolving Picture
Medicare Alert - Legislation Advances
AMHCA Issues New Position on Counselor Licensure Portability and Reciprocity
AMHCA Recognizes Those Who Earned and Advanced Professional Credentialing Certification in 2020
AMHCA Launches Professional Credentialing for Early Career Stages
Vote in AMHCA's Annual Election
Member Reflections: What lessons has 2020 taught me? Charmayne Adams
Counseling Tips: Counseling During a Pandemic
Counseling Trends: The Rapid Changes in Mental Health Service Delivery: A Q&A with Paul Duck
From the President's Perspective: You and AMHCA—Maintaining Excellence in Unusual Times
From AMHCA's Executive Director/CEO: How Mental Health Counselors Can Address Our Nation's Crises
*NEW Ethics FAQ
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