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The history of AMHCA
and mental health counseling as a profession has been previously covered by Weikel (1985), Smith and Robinson (1995), and Weikel and Palmo (1989).
I want to acknowledge the efforts of the AMHCA
Ethics Committee in completing this essential professional responsibility: Berna Haberman, Framingham, Massachusetts; Jim Hiett, Nashville, Tennessee; David Jackson, graduate student representative, Gainesville, Florida; Mary Kremer-Knese, Littleton, Colorado; and Midge Williams, AMHCA
board liason, Sudbury, Massachusetts.
's executive director and CEO, I was incredibly fortunate to work with Steve during his tenure and during these exciting times in the clinical mental health counseling profession.
Beyond the growing success of our mainstream social media (AMHCA
's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn pages, etc.), our web-based services have grown to incorporate and enhance The Journal of Mental Health Counseling, which will get its own website.
Mail all nominations and required documentation to AMHCA
, Attn: Melissa McShepard, 801 N.
Those candidates who are approved will receive a certificate that attests to their standing as an AMHCA
Diplomate and as a Clinical Mental Health Specialist in the area in which they qualify.
The Medicare mental health counselor/MFT exclusion and the rapidly changing healthcare system will remain the top AMHCA
priority in this Congress.
Each state has a page all its own, whether or not the state has an AMHCA
Recognizing a student AMHCA
member who exemplifies the ideal mental health counseling student through outstanding scholastic and academic performance, outstanding counseling practice, or outstanding writing contributions to the field of mental health counseling.
report, "Pulling the Rug Out from Under: Over a Million People With Serious Mental Illnesses Would Become Uninsured if the Supreme Court Kills Health Insurance Subsidies," shows that, on average, 87 percent of people buying health insurance coverage in their states through the federally run health insurance marketplace receive subsidies to purchase coverage.
The directory lists virtually all of AMHCA
's nearly 7,000 members, and includes each member's name, counseling specialty, work setting, certification, degrees and institutions attended, title, employer name, address and phone number, spouse's name, children's names, and email address.