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Sep
27

Preparing for a Hurricane

Many of us native Floridians are familiar with the routine during hurricane season: get prepared then wait and see. During the “wait and see” part, especially for those of us in areas expected to be directly impacted, it’s easy to get caught up in watching the news, double checking supplies, and keeping track as businesses […]

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Aug
02

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Goes Live

July 16, 2022 the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) went live. 988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health crises. The overall vision of the Lifeline is to include additional crisis services across the country, similar to the way emergency […]

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Jun
22

Brevard County Funds its First Mobile Crisis Unit

At its June 14th City Council meeting, the City of Melbourne approved an agreement that will implement a mobile crisis team for adults experiencing mental health crises. Melbourne is a city in Brevard County on the east coast of Florida. Brevard is the 10th most populous county in the state. Currently, in the event of […]

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Jun
14

Florida becomes 8th State to sign Counseling Compact

In 2020, American Counseling Associated fund created the Counseling Compact. This effort aimed to provide a pathway for licensed counselors to be able to legally practice across state lines. Currently some states offer reciprocity and Florida offers endorsement, both of which allow clinicians to apply for licensure based on their education, experience, and licensure in […]

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May
24

Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program

The FL Governor shared his support for a housing program that would provide a large amount of Florida mental health practitioners, including Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers, with financial assistance for homeownership. The program is expected to go into effect June 1st, 2022 and more information […]

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Feb
11

Important reminder for Registered Interns!

Registered Interns with registrations issued on or before March 31, 2017 will expire March 31 of this year (2022). Registered interns who have passed the national examination for licensure and have fulfilled all other requirements should move forward with completing the application process as quickly as possible to ensure full licensure before March 31. Registered […]

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Jan
16

Setting Goals in 2022

It’s a new year! Time to set goals! Of course, as mental health professionals we are experts in helping others set goals. How often do we take the time to write out our own SMART goals? Not just, “I’m going to be more mindful this year”, but actually writing them out using the same methods […]

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Sep
29

The Interactive Phone Call

The 8 Hour Florida Laws and Rules Course requires an interactive portion. While many courses use a classroom format, we do ours a little different. Our course is an at-your-own-pace and interactive hybrid: you are given the course document to read at your leisure, then take a short quiz. Once the quiz is completed, you’ll […]

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CONTACT

Email: support@aarossfamilycounseling.com
Telephone: 561-704-8746

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Thurs: 9am-4pm ET
Friday:   9am-noon ET
Closed:  Weekends and Holidays

About A.A. Ross Counseling

We have been providing continuing education to mental health professionals in Florida since 1998. All courses are approved and accepted by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, provider 50-31668. We believe that continuing education courses do not have to be tedious and boring. We combine examples, case studies, humor and clinical expertise to provide courses that are enriching, stimulating and fun. Participants consistently give our workshops the highest ratings possible.