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Benefits Of Membership

Ø  Benefits of Membership

Ø  Each person joining AAPC has a professional and personal motivation to do so.
    Beyond these reasons, the following benefits of membership may be realized:

Ø  Collegiality/Affiliation.
 
Ø  Webinars and educational opportunities to enhance one's practice skills and to  learn of emerging models of care, Continuing Education Credits

Ø  Certification

Ø  Networking Opportunities and participation in expanded models of care.

Ø  Professional Relationships in the Health Related Professions and Faith Communities.

Ø  Managed Care Contracts

Ø  Referrals

Ø  Information on employment and training opportunities throughout the United States and Canada.

Ø  Marketing Support.

Ø  AAPC Membership E-Directory.

Ø  Participation in the overall issues and purposes of the AAPC through Association and Regional Committees.

Ø  Professional Liability Insurance Program - American Professional Agency http://www.americanprofessional.com/mentalhealth/index.htm

Ø  Publications

Ø  Regional Conferences

Ø  Annual AAPC Conference, held in the spring.

Ø  Local Cluster Workshops presented by Regions

Ø  Increasingly, attending to spiritual and religious issues in the context health related services is seen as a standard of care. Certified Pastoral Counselors are recognized as professional, licensed mental health providers who offer exceptional services in this area.

Ø  Above all, the benefit of membership in AAPC is participation in the ongoing development of this field in order to enhance the well being of individuals, families and communities.

 

 

 

AAPC News

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  • Fulfilling the Behavioral Health Care Agenda:Fulfilling the Behavioral Health Care Agenda+more
  • AAPC Best Practices for Electronic Media:The Judicial Ethics Panel of AAPC has developed this set of "Best Practices for AAPC Members in Relation to Electronic Communication." +more

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