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TCA President Presents: Expand your leadership, expand your professional counselor skills

, TX

This event is free for TCA members. Nonmembers can attend for $50. Enhance your professional counselor experience and earn 1.0 CE hour.

Program Title: TCA President Presents: Expand your leadership, expand your professional counselor skill
Date of virtual program: 10/5/202...


PWCA Presents: Piney Woods Counseling Association Virtual Fall Meeting

, TX

Piney Woods Counseling Association Presents: PWCA Virtual Fall Meeting

We are offering two programs for this event!
  1.'That's Unethical!' Myths, Assumptions, And Value Imposition, In Everyday Practice Of Professional Ethics: This presentation reviews the...


Greenbelt Counseling Association Presents: Understanding the Spectrum of Dissociative Disorders

, TX

Program Summary: This presentation will prepare mental health professionals to understand the prevalence of dissociation and dissociative disorders alongside common mental health diagnoses. The training will define different types of dissociation and dissociative disorders, signs of dissociatio...


TAHEAD Presents: Humanistic Sandtray Therapy: A Creative Approach to Healing

, TX

Program Summary: Humanistic sandtray therapy (HST) is a developmentally appropriate form of expressive arts counseling for clients nine years old or older. The presenter will review philosophical underpinnings of HST, basic skills of facilitating the processing phase of HST, and research surrou...

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TCA Updates

TCA welcomes new CEO Elke Gonzalez. Join us for a meet and greet at the 67th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference in Nov. 

Pre-registration is open for the 67th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference. The conference will be held at the Marriott Marquis Houston, Nov. 1-3. The hotel group rate is $122. Rooms fill up fast, so book your room now. 

The 19th Annual Professional School Counselor Conference will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Feb. 4-6 in San Antonio. Early bird registration is now open and closes Sept. 30. Take advantage of the savings now and register now! 

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)

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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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