03 May '12, 9pm

ACA quoted in Army Times story on (lack of) VA hiring of counselors: #fb

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/military-va-mental-health-hiring-050312/ VA mental health hiring is flawed, critic says By Patricia Kime - Staff writer Posted : Thursday May 3, 2012 16:51:27 EDT A representative of a major mental health organization blasted the Veterans Affairs Department for failing to hire therapists whom he says could ease VA staffing shortages and eliminate prolonged waiting periods for veterans in need of care. David Kaplan, chief professional officer for the American Counseling Association, said Wednesday that VA has ignored licensed professional counselors, or LPCs, in its efforts to fill mental health vacancies in its medical system. Requirements for LPC licensure vary from state to state, but in general, they are masters degree-level professionals with education and clinical experience in psychotherapy treatment and counseling. “There’s an u...

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Whistle-blower blasts VA mental health practices

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