Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Seniors Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2013,” Bipartisan Counselor Coverage Bill, Introduced

Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Barrasso (R-WY) have introduced legislation—S. 562, the “Seniors Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2013”—in Congress to cover counselors under Medicare.  As with previous versions of the legislation, the bill would cover counselors for … Continue reading

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Bill to Reduce Student-to-Counselor Ratio

Bill to Reduce Student-to-Counselor Ratio: Help Get Co-Sponsors for the Student Support Act Please click HERE for more information.

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ACA UPDATE: DoD Clarifies TRICARE Rule in Response to ACA Request, as Sequester Hits Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) has clarified aspects of its interim final rule (IFR) establishing certification criteria for licensed mental health counselors participating in the TRICARE program, in response to a request submitted by ACA.  In a letter to ACA … Continue reading

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Southern Region Students: Find Your Oasis at ACA!

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AHEC – free conferences / Improving Young Child Mental Health in North Carolina

A one day conference being offered at 7 locations across the state: ·         Wilmington              March 27 ·         Asheville                  April 3 ·         Rocky Mount            April 10 ·         Winston-Salem         April 25 ·         Greenville                May 7 ·         Fayetteville               May 13 ·         Charlotte                  May … Continue reading

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ATTENTION: NCCA Members – PAC MCO ENROLLMENT SURVEY

We are seeking feedback related to licensed counselors and MCOs in the state of North Carolina. Please complete this as soon as possible if you would like to participate. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes. Here is … Continue reading

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Western area School Counselor Institute

Please see the attached flyer for the Western area School Counselor Institute sponsored by the College Access Challenge Grant. 

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