The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is a growing community of nearly 7,000 clinical mental health counselors. Together, we make a critical impact on the lives of Americans. AMHCA succeeds in giving a voice to our profession nationwide and in helping to serve you and your colleagues in your state.
This article is written to help career practitioners better understand mental health problems, or psychopathology from a career case-study perspective. After an introduction to the core concepts of psychopathology, three case studies of increasing complexity will be discussed to illustrate the effects that mentalhealth problems may have on a person’s career.
Provides a list of events, training, and professional development opportunities for mental health professionals.
For three decades, researchers and practitioners have turned to Behavior Modification for current scholarship on applied behavior modification. Each issue offers successful assessment and modification techniques applicable to problems in psychiatric, clinical, educational, and rehabilitative settings.
Talking about mental health is the first step in making a difference in the lives of all Canadians. Get the conversation started with our Bell Let’s Talk Toolkit that’s full of telling facts, compelling information, and simple tools from some leading health experts. Show your support for mental health and spread the word about Bell Let’s Talk Day 2013. You can download individual parts of the 2013 toolkit below, or download it all by clicking here. You can also make a request to have a printed toolkit sent to you by completing the form at the bottom of the page.
Funded by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, BizGo is an entrepreneurial awareness project operating at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre on Benjamin Road in Waterloo.
The Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, published twice each year, provides a much needed forum for Canadian scholars and practitioners with interest in the promotion of positive mental health and the prevention and treatment of mental health problems in community settings.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), founded in 1918, is one of the oldest nation-wide, voluntary organizations in Canada. The Canadian Mental Health Association promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.
Employment is a cornerstone of social inclusion, yet people living with mental health problems face the highest unemployment rate of any disability group. Although people want to and are able to work, employment for many remains an illusive goal. People living with mental illness are capable of making an important contribution in the workforce, and do NOT need to be symptom-free to be successful. At the same time, career service workers report more people are disclosing mental health problems as a factor in their employment journey. They feel challenged to support these clients due to a lack of knowledge about mental health and a lack of tools and resources to move clients forward effectively. This free Career Services Guide offers a news lens for understanding people affected by mental illness and practical strategies for engaging them in supportive ways. When properly trained, career service workers play a critical role in helping clients to meet their full employment potential.