Select how you would like to share this page.

Health Resources Directory & Mental Health Orgs, Coalitions, Academies


Click on a topic below to view resources and links.


W

Washington State Associations

Washington Association for Addictions and Offenders Counselors, a division of the Washington Counseling Association.

Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers

Washington Association of Designated Mental Health Professionals: [AKA: Washington State Designated Mental Health Professionals] See: counselor acronyms, MHP.

Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: a division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Washington Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development: a division of Washington Counseling Association.

Washington Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling: one of the divisions of Washington Counseling Association.

Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: part of the national Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

Washington Career Development Association: one of the divisions of Washington Counseling Association.

Washington Counseling Association: a state chapter of the American Counseling Association.

Washington Mental Health Counselors Association: is the professional organization working exclusively to meet the needs of Licensed Mental Health Counselors in Washington State. WMHCA is chartered through the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), our national professional organization.

Washington Professional Counselors Association: In September 2006, registered counselors began meeting and organizing in order to respond to the proposed legislation intended to eliminate registered counselors in Washington State. They incorporated, hired a lobbyist, and managed to defeat the bill in 2007.

Washington School Counselor Association: one of the divisions of Washington Counseling Association.

Washington State Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors: a division of Washington Counseling Association.

Washington State Association of Drug Court Professionals: Drug courts work with persons who are being charged with felony drug offenses and give them the opportunity to participate in treatment as an alternative to jail time.

Washington State Association of Independent Outpatient Providers: a professional organization for Washington state approved outpatient chemical dependency treatment providers.

Washington State Association of School Psychologists: promotes the educational and mental health needs of all children and youth and promotes the interests and advancement of the profession of School Psychology. [Thanks to John MacDonald, Poulsbo, WA]

Washington State Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers: a membership organization with a dual mission of enhancing the profession of social work and promoting diversity, inclusion and social justice.

Washington State Public Health Association: an affiliate of the American Public Health Association, has been a leading voice for public health since 1935.

Washington State Psychological Association: has represented the profession of psychology in the State of Washington for more than 50 years. [Thanks to John MacDonald, Poulsbo, WA]


 

Washington State Coalitions

The Coalition: The Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers.  The Washington State Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers is dedicated to advocating and supporting ethical mental health treatment. We promote mental health benefits as a vital component of standard medical care.

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs: a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to unite agencies engaged in the elimination of sexual violence, through education, advocacy, victim services, and social change.

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence: offers a broad range of information: Are you abusing?, DV victims & survivors, teens and dating violence, "get help in your state (a US directory), info for kids and service providers, and what you can do to help.

Washington State Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers: Created in early 1994,The Washington State Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers is a multi-disciplinary group of mental health professionals and consumers that work to ensure that health care insurance plans in include mental health benefits as a vital component.

Washington State Coalition on Women's Substance Abuse Issues: PO Box 1775, Seattle, Washington 98111. Mission: advocating on behalf of women whose lives are affected by chemical dependency.

 

 

Washington State Society Groups

Washington State Society for Clinical Social Workis a professional group or society of graduate degreed social workers who practice clinical social work. They are a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization which promotes and advances specialization of clinical practice within the social work profession. Our members practice throughout the state of Washington.

 

 

 

Washington State Advocacy

Washington Protection and Advocacy System: is a private, non-profit organization (services are free) that has been protecting the rights of people with disabilities in the state of Washington since 1972. Every state and territory of the United States has a similar organization, designated to provide independent protection and advocacy services to eligible people.

 
Top