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TMHCA Presents-The Ethics of Record Keeping for Tax Preparation as a Professional Counselor

, TX

Although the Code of Ethics doesn't specifically address best practices for business in private practice, counselors are bound to professional responsibility around record keeping and knowledge of the law. This presentation includes review of material on current tax information for professio...


TAARC Presents: Assessing Eating Disorders

, TX

Eating disorders often go under-assessed, and in turn, under-treated, particularly in diverse clients, such as BIPOC clients, men, etc. In this presentation, two clinicians who have worked in specialized eating disorder settings will detail assessment considerations for eating disorders.


TexAMCD presents: Double Consciousness and Afro-Latinas: Navigating Multiple Identities

, TX

In this presentation, we'll delve into the concept of double consciousness for Afro-Latinas, examining the challenges of navigating multiple identities and facing discrimination as Black, Latina, and a Woman. We'll explore its impact on mental health, discussing isolation, low self-esteem, and micro...


TMHCA: Using Nature as a Therapeutic Partner in Counseling

, TX

Program Summary: This 90-minute workshop is for mental health counselors who want to integrate natural elements into their counseling practice both within the office and by taking their sessions outside. The presenters will discuss their clinical experiences using nature with their clients in i...

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TCA Updates

5 Recorded Programs are available to registrants of the 67th Professional Growth Conference in Houston last October. Here is the link for access. 

Save the date for the 68th Annual Professional Growth Conference. Taking place Oct. 30th - Nov. 1st, 2024 at the Dallas Sheraton. 

Save the date! TACES Mid-Winter Conference will be held at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center on February 22-23, 2024.

Save the date! The 2nd Annual TMHCA Spring Conference will be held at the University Center in the Texas Hill Country (Fredericksburg) on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Details to come!

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Industry News

The Mental Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program - newly funded with $14 M per year - is open for applications and will stay open.

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Eligible applicants may receive loan repayment amounts up to $16,000, depending on the type of mental health profession.

More than 100 chaplains oppose new school chaplain law (SB763)

calendar-iconAug 23 2023
More than 100 chaplains oppose new school chaplain law (SB763) set to start on Sept. 1. School board members will need to approve the move with a vote by March 2024.
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