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Gov. Abbott Signs School Safety Measure into Law

June 10, 2019 

Governor Greg Abbot signed a series of school safety bills into law last week. TCA Executive Director, Jan Friese, was on Spectrum News Austin speaking about the role and importance of professional school counselors as well as an outlook on the recent legislative session.


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TCA Newsline is sent weekly to all TCA members and is a comprehensive collection of timely news from across Texas and around the nation. Articles focus on topics of interest to professional counselors and other mental health professionals.


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TCA News

TCA Office Working Remotely

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The TCA office is still functioning during this time, however all staff members are working from home. Phone messages will be checked, but email is currently the fastest way to get in touch with us.

COVID-19 & Telehealth Resources

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See our compiled list of resources for you and your clients.

TCA Award Nominations Open

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Our members work hard for the advancement of professional counseling in Texas. TCA offers several awards to recognize hard work in all aspects of the field. Make a nomination today!

Legislative News

Texas 86th Legislative Session Wrap-Ups

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Mental health and school counselors were on the forefront of the 86th Legislative Session. Advocacy by TCA and hundreds of TCA members resulted in passage of several significant bills.

Federal Advocacy!

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Congress is on vacation until Sept 9. Try and meet with your federal reps while they are back in Texas! Ask them to add LPCs to Medicare. ACA will also be in D.C Sept 17-18 for a Day on the Hill. Learn more.

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