MUW has opening for the position of Counselor. For more information visit their website.
Call for Letters of Interest for NBCC MFP Advisory Council
NBCC is seeking candidates who demonstrate expertise and experience providing mental health and substance abuse services to minority populations to serve on the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Council (MFPAC). Click here for more information.
SAMHSA ICD-10 Launch October 1, 2015
The deadline is October 1, 2015, for transitioning to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), 10th Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Click here for more information.
Marion Counseling Services, PLLC, a private practice in Jackson, MS, has positions available for Licensed Professional Counselors. The selected individuals will provide therapy on-site in the Jackson Public School District. The work and holiday schedules will be the same as that of school staff. Salary and benefits are competitive. If interested, please fax a resume in confidence to 601-956-4817 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forrest County Agriculture High School has an opening for an Academic Counselor position. Applications and additional information can be found on their website.
Gulfport Central Middle School has an opening for a Professional School Counselor position. Applications available at the Gulfport School District Website. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Adventure Theatre MTC and artist Trish Glowacki announce the launch of WARNING: Take Only as Directed, a short film musical based on a personal tragedy that will serve to reduce parent and teen prescription drug abuse. The film is available
free to download on the film’s website at warningshortfilm.com.
New Online Training for Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) Certification
The Department of Counseling & Educational Development at the University of North Carolina, Greeensboro, has created a 30-hour online clinical supervision course. To learn more or register, click here.
NBCC Continuing Education Policies and Procedures Changes
The NBCC Board of Directors recently approved changes to the NBCC Continuing Education Policies and Procedures regarding co-sponsorship. To read about these changes, click here.
Welcome to the Mississippi Counseling Association's Web Site!
Mental Health Provider Enrollment Announcement
Effective January 1, 2016, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) can submit an application to become an individual MS Medicaid provider. LPCs will be allowed to provide Therapeutic and Evaluative Mental Health Services to Medicaid beneficiaries.
The Envision website lists application instructions, documentation and forms required to enroll as a Medicaid provider. A provider may begin the enrollment process by completing the Mississippi Medicaid Provider Enrollment Application located at https://msmedicaid.acs-inc.com/msenvision/pef/Login.do.
If you have any questions regarding the enrollment application or process, contact a Xerox provider enrollment specialist toll-free at 800-884-3222.
MCA Day at the Capitol
March 9, 2016
The MCA Day at the Capitol is now scheduled for March 9, 2016. Join fellow MCA members in taking our message to our representatives. We would like to have all counselors arrive by 9:15. We would like to attend the senate session at 10:00 and the House session at 2:00.
MCA Wants You
MCA is only as strong as our members. Your membership will strengthen MCA but more importantly it will give you access to education, information and networking with counselors across the state.
Need help? Contact the MCA executive office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar of Events
January 22, 2016 Dealing with Grief after Abortion, Brandon, MS
January 29 - 30, 2016 Gulf Coast States Trauma & EMDR Therapy Symposium, Whitfield, MS
February 12, 2016 Northeast Region Spring Meeting, Northeast Mississippi Community College
February 27, 2016, Human Trafficking in MS, Jackson, MS
March 9, 2016 MCA Day at the Capitol
March 10 - 12, 2016, IAMFC World Conference, New Orleans, LA
November 2-4, 2016 MCA Annual Fall Conference, Biloxi, MS