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Counseling and Technology

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice. From gaining the skills needed to work in the field to advocating for change to a global audience, technology and the internet has made it easier to engage. Five ways that technology is changing counseling practices are: Read More


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    In addition to AMHCA’s legislative strategy on passing bills that will allow clinical mental health counselors (CMHCs) to receive fee-for-service reimbursement from Medicare, we have been pursuing a second strategy or parallel advocacy effort for CMHCs to receive reimbursement through new delivery mechanisms such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) and alternative payment model (APMs) through ...

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    Good morning everyone, On Saturday, April 7,   a fire broke out at Trump Tower   in New York City. A 67-year old man died in the fire. The cause of the fire in the apartment building is unknown and an investigation is ongoing. As the news broke that there was a fire in Trump Tower, several took to twitter to joke about the incident. In particular, a mental health counselor made several outlandish ...

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    Good afternoon, AMHCA members! We're pleased to inform you that our  2018 Annual Conference  will take place in sunny Orlando, Florida! The conference ...

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    Hello AMHCA Members

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    Hello AMHCA members, We have a lot of things happening at the national level and I can assure you that the Board and Staff are hard at work developing ...

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    Symptom checklists

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    I am interested to know what the most frequently used symptom checklists are used by professional counselors. Please share? Cindy L. Nardini, MS, ...

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    ​1. Radio Talk Show 2. Door to Door handouts 3. Form or Talk  to local support systems 4. Local TV Talk show 5. Notify Police, Fire, Ambulance, Hospital, ...

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    Google your local Area Agency on Aging. There is one in every County, and they all participate in a federal program called family caregiver support. Staff ...

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    By now you should have all heard that we are going to Orlando for the 2018 annual conference.  I can tell you as the conference date nears the excitement ...

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    What ideas can anyone share about how to  get a colleague referrals who does support and education for family members of people with alzhiemers?  She wants ...

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    RE: Integrated Care

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    In review of my other posts: I enjoy working in Integrated Care, and have done so for 1  1/2 yrs in New Mexico as a clinical supervisor, 2 yrs in Nome, ...

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