Counselors and Social Workers

Resources for Counselors and Social Workers

Informative  General Websites:

  • American Counseling Association
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession - See more at: http://www.counseling.org/about-us/about-aca#sthash.dwq62r40.dpuf
     ACA works for the growth and development of the counseling profession
  • The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law.
  • The Center for Mental Health aims to help to create a society in which people with mental health problems enjoy equal chances in life to those without. They focus on criminal justice and employment, with supporting work on broader mental health and public policy.
  • The International Center for Clinical Excellence  ICCE is a world-wide community of practitioners, healthcare managers, educators and researchers dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioral healthcare services.
  • The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) will ensure that consumer/survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental health, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.
  • National Association of Social Workers NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs – Mental Health Resources

Psychiatric Medication Related Pages

  •  Critical Think Rx: The Critical Curriculum on Psychotropic Medications is a free online or home study course that provides up to 12 continuing education (C.E.) credits for counselors, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health practitioners
  • How do Psychiatric Drugs Work? argues that changing our view of the action of psychiatric drugs would help patients to become more involved with decisions about treatment.
  • The Media and the Chemical Imbalance Theory of Depression examined media reports referring to this chemical imbalance theory and ask reporters for evidence supporting their claims
  • SAMI CCOE and Drake’s Stages of Treatment provides technical assistance (consulting, training, evaluation) for service innovations that improve quality of life and other outcomes for people with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Serotonin and Depression: A Disconnect between the Advertisements and the Scientific Literature

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