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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

  • 'USA Today: Bleak picture' for mentally ill: 80% are jobless:Please see today’s most recent coverage of mental illness in America by Liz Szabo of USA Today. Eighty percent of people with mental illness are unemployed, a statistic that says more about the lack of support for this group of people than it does about the economy, according to a new study. +more
  • Online Psychotherapy Gains Fans and Raises Privacy Concerns:Traditionally, of course, talking to a therapist has required going to an office and talking face-to-face. But as NPR's Maanvi Singh reports, the Internet is changing that. More people - especially younger people - are going online for their mental health services.+more
  • New Researh in Integrated Care:Being at the forefront of one of the most promising approaches to care, it is important to stay up-to-date on the latest research. Providing quality integrated care involves understanding the newest information and trends regarding co-occurring physical and behavioral health conditions and models of integrated care, +more
  • 2014/2015 Dues - Payment Due Date June 30th:2014/2015 Dues - Payment Due Date June 30th+more

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