AMCAP Membership Benefits
1. Association with Other LDS Professionals.
One of the most meaningful benefits of AMCAP membership is the fellowship and connection with like-minded LDS counselors and therapists. As an AMCAP member you will be able to affiliate with hundreds of spiritually-anchored, mental health professionals who are committed to therapeutic excellence and sharing LDS values in their practices.
2. Annual Subscription to the Networker.
The Networker is AMCAP’s newsletter and focuses on the latest findings, research and issues facing faith-based counselors as they address timely and controversial topics with their clients. AMCAP members can also access all past issues of the Networker, in our ‘Publication’ archives.
3. Opportunity to Publish in a Peer-Reviewed Journal.
Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy is the official journal of AMCAP – to which, members are invited to submit papers. Since 1975, this peer-reviewed journal has been a resource for AMCAP members and others interested in mental health insights, research, and techniques consistent with LDS doctrine.
4. Opportunity to Present at Conferences.
AMCAP members are permitted to submit topics and materials for approval, as presentations at the annual convention in Salt Lake City. If approved, you will have the opportunity to present your latest research, techniques, skills and expertise.
5. Profile Listing on AMCAP’s Online Referral Directory.
LDScounselors.net is a searchable directory that is the top-ranked website for all LDS mental health service categories, where clients can find you by your name, location, license type, affiliations and other professional credentials. You can also add links to your own website, social media sites and mapping services.
6. Discount on Event Registration.
AMCAP members receive a discount on registration fees for the annual convention and other live events held throughout the year. The AMCAP convention is held in Salt Lake City and presents news, positions, research, treatments and training that reflect the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Presenters include; General Authorities, guest professionals, AMCAP leaders and select AMCAP members.
7. Postings for Jobs and Internships.
8. Discount on Recorded Convention Talks.
AMCAP members receive a discount on the MP3 files of past conference talks. These insightful presentations from past AMCAP conventions are instantly available as digital downloads from the online shopping cart.
AMCAP’s video-based presentations cover current and important mental health topics. As a participant, you will gain valuable education and insight from top clinicians and professionals, while earning Continuing Education hours – all from the comfort your own home or office.
10. Two Free Continuing Education Credits.
Your AMCAP membership fee includes two free ethics CEUs. Your two hours are redeemable through attendance at an annual AMCAP sponsored ethics event in Salt Lake City, UT. We hope to offer CEUs online in the near future.
11. Access to the Member’s Only Section of the AMCAP Website.
Here you’ll be able to access all the exclusive content reserved just for AMCAP members, including convention recordings, the Networker newsletter and the Journal.
12. Voting Privileges.
As a member of AMCAP, you are able to vote on the policies and practices of the organization and have your voice heard.
13. Opportunities to Serve.
AMCAP is a non-profit, service organization that has a vision to bring gospel-centered mental health services to the world. We need volunteers who are willing to help shape this vision and bring it to pass. Your membership is not about “what’s in it for you” it’s about sharing yourself on a world-wide stage. You are invited to play a very important part.