Maine Mental Health Counselors Association
Please see below for new training requirements!
The Maine Mental Health Counselors Association (MEMHCA) is Maine's only organization exclusively for licensed clinical professional counselors. MEMHCA is a branch of The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA). MEMHCA is the organization that supports LCPCs with education, advocacy, leadership and collaboration.
Susan Collins has now signed on as a co-sponsor of S 1879, the Medicare-fix legislation in the Senate. We now have all four of Maine's congressional delegation signed on to the house or senate versions of this important legislation!
Next steps include continuing to lobby for this on the national level. We need Maine LCPCs to look at the list of Senators and Representatives who have not signed on. If you have family in those states, please send them the link and ask them to request their legislators sign onto this bill.
Go to www.congress.gov and search for HR 3032 and S 1879. Look at the list of people who have and have not signed on, then reach out to family and friends you might know in those states.
AMHCA has additional information on this update here.
Training Opportunity - NEW Requirements
MEMHCA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2068. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified, MEMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
The Maine State Legislature has recently passed a bill requiring all LCPCs and LCSWs to complete training in domestic violence. Please click here to download the announcement in PDF form.
The dates for our Portland training have been announced. The location will be at the Rines Auditorium at the Portland Public Library. The first session has passed and the second session will be on 4/17/19. Click here for the 4/17/19 training information. Please click here for the agenda for the 4/17/19 training.
We are not currently offering another training (aside from the one on 4/17/19) at this time.
Please visit mcedv.org and sign up to receive their emails if you would like to be notified of future trainings focused on intimate partner violence.
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