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Northeast Texas Counseling Association -2024 Spring Conference

Pittsburg, TX

Join us Friday, April 19, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 for full day for members. $50 for full day non-members (includes NETCA membership)
Visit our website to join or learn more information about our chapter.

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TMHCA: Using Nature as a Therapeutic Partner in Counseling

, TX

Program Summary: This 90-minute workshop is for mental health counselors who want to integrate natural elements into their counseling practice both within the office and by taking their sessions outside. The presenters will discuss their clinical experiences using nature with their clients in i...


Three Rivers CA Presents: Ethical Standards & Guidelines for Everyday Practice: Including Trauma-Informed Care

, TX

Program Summary: Staying updated and informed with ethical standards is a daunting task. This refresher will focus on ethical standards
and provide updates affecting professional counselors. Additionally, this seminar will explore the benefits of case
conceptualization and treatme...


Heart of Texas Counseling Association Presents: Gender Dysphoria Understanding Best Practices for Gender Affirming Mental Health

, TX

As clinicians working with clients with gender dysphoria, it's important that clinicians are more than an ally to clients and students; Clinicians should be affirmative by being knowledgeable of populations' needs. Many transgender/gender non-conforming (TGNC) clients will present in the therapist's...

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TCA Updates

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

Call for Program Proposals and Program Reviewers for the 2024 Professional Growth Conference is open. 

Call for Committee Volunteers is open through May 15th, 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!

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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