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Counselor Wellness. The Governing Council of the American Counseling Association established a Task Force on Impaired Counselors in the Spring of 2003.

Counselor Wellness

The creation of this task force reflects a growing awareness of impairment in the field as well as ACA's commitment to identifying and developing intervention strategies and resources to help impaired counselors. Task Force Goals There are three broad avenues for addressing the needs of impaired counselors: education of all counselors to prevent impairment, securing quality resources, intervention and treatment for impaired counselors, and advocacy within ACA and at the state and national levels to address the broader issues surrounding impairment as well as the specific needs of those who are impaired.

Our work begins with impairment prevention through education on resiliency and wellness-and geared towards all counselors. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Health Information Privacy. The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, which requires covered entities and business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety.

Health Information Privacy

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Welcome to the Center for Refugee Services. National Institute on Aging. Family Service Association. Families and Schools Together (FAST) has been strengthening families in San Antonio since 1993.

Family Service Association

Today, FAST serves 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 4 Head Start centers in Bexar County, as well as families and 9 schools in Uvalde and Zavala Counties. In a collaborative effort among schools, Family Service Association and families, FAST focuses on children at risk for school failure, juvenile delinquency and substance abuse in adolescence. FAST brings parents, children, teachers and schools together to enhance family functioning and communication, support parents and children in stress-reduction techniques and increase parental participation in the schools. FAST in the Elementary Schools Funding sources for FAST include The Texas Department of State Health Services *, the City of San Antonio, private foundations, corporations, and school districts.

Texas Counseling Association - HOME. NAMI San Antonio. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Home Page. ATTENTION LICENSEES: PLEASE COMPLETE SURVEY Select this link to complete the Minimum Data Set SurveyWelcome to the home page of the board that licenses and regulates Licensed Professional Counselors in Texas.

Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Home Page

This website contains information about Licensed Professional Counselors including license requirements, how to file a complaint, how to contact our office, and more. Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter Senate Bill 913 was signed by the governor on Monday, June 17 2013 changing the amount of times an applicant can fail the test before having to meet other requirements. As of this date an applicant can test 3 times before being required to take nine graduate hours in their weakest area or wait two years to retest.

This is more in line with the NBCC and national standards. American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) ASERVIC. Welcome to the National Career Development Association. NCDA inspires and empowers the achievement of career and life goals by providing professional development, resources, standards, scientific research, and advocacy.

Welcome to the National Career Development Association

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) is a founding division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). NCDA began as the National Vocational Guidance Association in 1913 - read more history under About Us or in Career Convergence. Spotlights. Center for Credentialing and Education. Helping Victims of Domestic Violence in San Antonio since 1977. Untitled. Register for the CEU Topic: Protective Orders & Stalking Crimes in the State of Texas When: March 16, 2012 Speaker: Bronwyn Blake, Senior Attorney Texas Advocacy Project and Rick Gipprich, Jr., Communications Director, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Presentation: 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Where: Laurel Ridge Treatment Center Dining Hall17720 Corporate Woods Drive San Antonio, TX 78259-3509 Phone: 210-491-9400 Part I: Protective Orders in the State of Texas Purpose Statement: To understand how protective orders can be utilized to improve victim's safety and to prevent future violence. Objectives: List the three types of protective orders in TexasState one difference between a PO, a TRO and a Restraining OrderList two threshold requirements for obtaining a SAPO Part II: Stalking Crimes in Texas Objectives: To learn more about Laurel Ridge watch our virtual tour, here. Attendees arriving 15 minutes after the program has started will not receive credit.

National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. Welcome to the American Counseling Association.