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Clinical Supervision: A Practical Approach

6/19/2015 – 6/20/2015  – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bastyr University – 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA, 98028 

Instructor: Yvonne Owen, PhD

This interactive 2-day, 15- hour workshop meets the requirements for becoming an approved clinical supervisor of mental healthcare professionals.  The workshop will include basic technical and ethical information, as well as clinical and advanced skills needed to become an experienced supervisor. Participants will receive a certificate for 15 hours of continuing education from WMHCA (including 3 ethics CEUs).

This training has been approved for Washington State licensed mental health counselors (and associates), licensed marriage and family therapists (and associates), and licensed social workers (and associates).

DOH Adopts Favorable Policy Regarding Training for Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management

After strenuous efforts by WMHCA and other associations in the state, the Department of Health has issued the favorable policy mental health counselors have been waiting for. The policy statement, issued July 18, 2014, by Betty Moe, Health Systems Quality Assurance Program Manager, is attached. Download Policy Statement

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A Letter from our President

Thank you for visiting the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association (WMHCA) website! I invite you to get involved. With your membership, we can do even more to enhance our profession in Washington and the quality of the services that we deliver.

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Continuing Education

WMHCA offers high-quality continuing education to members and non-members. All our workshops are facilitated by the leading counselors, counselor educators, lecturers, and authors in our field. These continuing education workshops offer CEU’s that qualify to meet the continuing education requirements by the state of Washington.

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