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American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 1012. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. AMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

 

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Mar 2, 2017 1:05 PM
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Emily L. Barnum and Kristin M. Perrone-McGoverThe current study is a quantitative exploration of the relationships between attachment security, childhood sexual trauma, sexual self-esteem, and subjective well-being. It was predicted that higher levels of secure attachment, lower presence of childhood ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:09 PM
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By Lori E. Notestine, Christine E. Murray, L. DiAnne Borders, and Terry A. AckermanIntimate partner violence (IPV) is a social problem that affects roughly 5.3 million women in the U.S. each year, accounts for 1,300 deaths, and often results in a number of physical and mental health consequences. Many ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:07 PM
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By Melissa Zeligman, W. Bryce Hagedorn, and Sejal M. BardenStigma associated with HIV is considered a major stressor for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) that affects quality of life and may serve as a barrier to effective care and treatment. This manuscript explores the prevalence of stigma among ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:11 PM
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By Cheryl L. FultonMindfulness has garnered interest as a counselor development tool for enhancing the therapeutic relationship and increasing counselor trainee effectiveness, yet empirical study of counselor mindfulness is limited. A study of the relationship between mindfulness and client perceived ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:10 PM
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By Jason McGlothlin, Betsy Page and Kelsey JagerThe SIMPLE STEPS (McGlothlin, 2008) model of suicide assessment provides clinicians with a comprehensive mnemonic framework for assessing suicide lethality. It provides a broader context to assess suicide compared to other mnemonic devices with similar ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:12 PM
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By Zachary D. Bloom, Daniel Gutierrez, Glenn W. Lambie, and Shainna AliClients present to counseling with clinical issues related to their pornography use. However, counselors report being undertrained and unprepared to work with clients regarding issues relating to pornography. Some researchers believe ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:14 PM
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By Cynthia K. Chandler, Delini M. Fernando, Casey A. Barrio Minton and Torey L. Portrie-BethkeThe purpose of the study was to explore the impact of pet ownership in order to identify domains of pet-owner wellness and to inform counselors of the value of exploring the owner-pet relationship with clients. ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:15 PM
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By Philip B. Gnilka, Jeffrey S. Ashby, Kenneth B. Matheny, Y. Barry Chung and Yuhsuan ChangMeasures of coping resources, perceived stress, and life satisfaction were used to compare 120 Taiwanese men, 387 Taiwanese women, 114 U.S. women, and 264 U.S. men currently in college. While no differences were ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:16 PM
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By Thomas A. Field, Eric T. Beeson and Laura K. JonesCognitive-behavioral therapy models are evolving to take into account the impact of physiological responses on client distress and the secondary role of conscious cognitions and beliefs in perpetuating distress and dysfunction. This article presents ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:17 PM
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By Robert E. WubboldingOn August 23, 2013, the voice of William Glasser, MD, became silent. His life was characterized by his mission of teaching the ever-evolving ideas originating in his work in corrections and mental health. He taught what he called “internal controls”: Although human beings are influenced ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:18 PM
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By John Sommers-FlanaganDefining mental health counselor competence is difficult. Unfortunately, professional definitions of competence often rely on abstract knowledge that is difficult for counselors to apply. This article highlights the history and terminology associated with the evidence-based movement ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:21 PM
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By Victoria E. Kress, Rachel M. O’Neill, Jake J. Protivnak and Nicole A. StargellRegulatory board-sanctioned supervision is intended to enhance the practice of disciplinedcounselor licensees and to protect the public. A qualitative research design was used to assess the perceptions of four supervisors ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:22 PM
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By Jill S. Goldsmith and Sharon E. Robinson KurpiusThe growing number of older adults and the increasing recognition and growth of integratedhealth teams are creating expanded career opportunities for mental health counselors (MHCs). Collaborative integrated teams, staffed with medical personnel and ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:25 PM
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By Mei-Chuan Wang, Pius N. Nyutu, Kimberly K. Tran and Angela SpearsThe goal of this study was to identify positive factors that increase the psychological well-being of military spouses in the areas of environmental mastery. We proposed that positive affect and social support from family and friends ...
Mar 2, 2017 1:24 PM
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By Jeffrey M. Warren and R. Rocco CottoneThe notion of common factors in counseling and psychotherapy theory is not new. This article contends that detrimental associations are the root of dysfunction and are common to all theories of counseling and psychotherapy. The article defines detrimental associations ...
Mar 8, 2017 12:05 PM
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AMHCA And CPH & Associates partner up to bring you this fabulous webinar on risk prevention in your counseling practice. The presentation will cover the following topics: Distance counseling and the use of technology Forensic evaluations: risk prevention practices and recommended disclosures Testifying ...
Mar 8, 2017 10:01 AM
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This webinar will inform you about the release of the new 2015 AMHCA Standards for the Practice of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Earlier this year AMHCA formed a special Task Force on TeleMental Health of the AMHCA Advancement of Clinical Practice Committee (ACPC) with the goal of developing new ...
Mar 8, 2017 11:38 AM
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Overview of assessment and diagnosis of major eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder Review of evidence based approaches for the treatment of eating disorders: Family based approaches for the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal ...
Mar 8, 2017 9:57 AM
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This webinar will inform you about the release of the new 2015 AMHCA Code of Ethics. The AMHCA Ethics Committee met this year to take a fresh look at the Code of Ethics to update key areas for clinical mental health counselors. Over the last year the committee has held several meetings to develop new ...
Mar 8, 2017 8:59 AM
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The American Cancer Society projects an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US in 2015. This number is projected to almost double to 3 million cases by 2050. Diagnosis and treatment of cancer is a major life stress for the person with cancer and heir families ...