All Kinds of News for February 14, 2018
The Therapeutic Consulting Association (TCA) announces its 3rd Annual Professional Training for Interventionist and Placement Consultants on April 3-4th, 2018 . The registration is available here. "Like the previous two events, this one day training allows for sessions devoted to the business concerns and the clinical needs of those whose primary job is assisting families with the placement process," said James Meyer, Chair of the Association, The event will be held at the Crown Plaza in Asheville, NC right before the Regional Wilderness Therapy Symposium to ensure that attendees can either attend that conference or visit local treatment programs.
"The Asheville, NC location is the perfect backdrop to day long training because there are so many treatment programs and wilderness therapy programs in the area," said Russell Hyken, Ph.D, Chair of the Training event. He went on to say, "The sessions are going to cover Ethics, Self Care, Collaborative round table sessions while allowing for space to discuss the nuts and bolts of running a small business." For the first time this year, there is an outside presenter, Clifton Mitchell, PhD. to come and discuss ethics. The 2017 training event was in Salt Lake City, UT and attended by 40 professionals. A similar number of professionals are expected in Asheville. Meg Lahey, EdM, MA, Chair of the membership committee said, "The membership has grown to 40. The committee is always reviewing new applications, this event is a perfect way to see if TCA's professional community is something that fits into your needs as a business owner."
TCA's founding principals: supporting Outcome Research in the Family Choice Behavioral Healthcare industry, facilitating member collaboration, and providing education with the goal of helping the members provide ethical and evidenced based services to the clients they serve. TCA's day long intensive training continues and amplifies the education and support offered to their members throughout the year. TCA is a unique association because it is exclusively comprised of consultants, interventionists and other referring professionals. All members and event attendees are doing the work of referring professionals and for one day a year all are focused on their professional development. This event is the in person formal meeting that further developers the monthly telephone collaboration groups offered to TCA members, deeper conversations about Outcome studies an opportunity to meet and greet those in the email collaboration group.
TCA's founding principals: supporting Outcome Research in the Family Choice Behavioral Healthcare industry, facilitating member collaboration, and providing education with the goal of helping our members provide ethical and evidenced based services to our clients. The day long training continues and amplifies the education and support to offer TCA members throughout the year. TCA is unique in many ways. This association is exclusively a consultant, interventionist and other referring professionals organization, all members and attendees at conferences are referring professionals and so TCA offers monthly collaboration groups for our members, participation in the Outcomes studies, the yearly conference, and an online collaboration group.
About the Therapeutic Consulting Association (TCA)
The TCA was founded 4 years ago to be a specialized association for Interventionists and Therapeutic Consultants that focused on professionals who spend a miniumum of half of their professional time assisting families in finding local or out of the home treatment programs for their adolescent or young adult. Providing member benefits like monthly collaboration groups, an annual conference. The first association to assist NATSAP in providing money to support their outcomes research. For questions about the day long professional training please contact the TCA firstname.lastname@example.org.