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TACES Presents:Bicultural-Bilingual Counseling: Navigating Language and Cultural Identity

, TX

Join us for an engaging webinar tailored for bicultural-bilingual counselors seeking to enhance their professional toolkit. We will delve into linguistic and cultural competencies, alongside best practices for bilingual supervision. Don't miss this opportunity to enrich your skills and expand your c...


TxSAIGE Presents: Counseling Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender Clients

, TX

This 1.0 CE presentation will provide a detailed overview of the best practices and strategies when providing therapy to specifically asexual, aromantic, and agender clients. Attendees will be taught multiple specific strategies to use when working with these marginalized identities, includi...


TMHCA Presents:Parental Consent Unmasked: Providing Ethical Treatment for Minors in Counseling

, TX

Counseling with minors and their caregivers can be tricky! In this presentation, attendees will learn Texas rules and regulations that apply to minors, safeguards, and measures to limit liability, best practices with divorced families, ethical decision-making in accepting cases, and strategi...


The 68th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference

Dallas, TX

The 68th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference is the Texas Counseling Association's annual conference. The three-day event features all-day Learning Institutes on Wednesday (6.5 CEs) and conference programs all day Thursday through Friday. Learning Institutes can be attended with or w...

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Pre Registration is OPEN 7/1 - 10/7 for the 2024 Professional Growth Conference. This is TCA's 68th Annual Conference, taking place Oct. 30 - Nov. 1 in Dallas, TX. 

PSCC '25 - Call for Program Proposals and Volunteer Reviewers 
Call for Programs opened June 6th and will close Aug 6th. Please be sure to set aside time during the summer months to submit your proposal and share your expertise with school counselors. 

TCA announced as the recipient of a Policy Fellow grant from Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. Full story here.

Follow TCA on social media for their video series on self-care. A collaboration with the Communications Committee was launched during Mental Health Awareness Month in May called Embracing Connection: Building Resilient Communities. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter/X

Save the date for PSCC '25 in Galveston. Meetings will be hosted at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort and The San Luis Resort Spa & Convention Center February 2nd-February 4th, 2025. Mark your calendars now and we will have more info coming soon, including the announcement of the PSCC theme!

Nominate a colleague for a TCA Award. Award winners are recognized annually at our Professional Growth Conference in November.

The 2nd Annual TMHCA Spring Conference was held at the University Center in the Texas Hill Country (Fredericksburg) on Saturday, April 27, 2024. 

The TACES Mid-Winter Conference was held at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center on February 22-23, 2024.

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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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