Policy Agenda

AMHCA Addresses Systemic Racism
Since its inception in 1976, AMHCA has taken a strong position on the need to advance the profession through high standards for counselors preparation-including the establishment of licensure, credentialing, and payment for services.

AMHCA leaders' and members' efforts to advance this agenda for over 40 years has resulted in the rapid growth of clinical mental health counseling. 

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  • Tele-Mental Health Counseling,
  • Counseling Compact,
  • recognition under Medicare,
  • standardization, and
  • the changing healthcare industry.

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Our Current Agenda

AMHCA Statement


AMHCA Statement