South Dakota Mental Health Counselors Association

The purpose of the South Dakota Mental Health Counselors Association is to promote the profession of mental health counseling; to provide programs for mental health counselors to assist in updating and enhancing competencies of professional mental health services; and to provide a forum for mental health counselors to address public policy(advocacy issues).

2018-2019 SDMHCA Officers

                               

Duane Kavanaugh       Stephanie Lund               Brian Dannen                     Jamie Peterson

      President                  President-Elect                 Past President                         Treasurer

                                    

  Joy Anderson                   Sarah Shortbull                          Robin Svendsen

Recording Secretary        Government Relations                    Membership Chair

     

SDMHCA Documents

Become a Member

Membership in SDMHCA is encouraged to any person actively engaged in counseling, human development, mental health delivery, or guidance services. Licensed Professional Counselors, school counselors, counselor educators, counseling students, and others who are interested in the advancement of counseling profession are welcome.

Association Profile

  • SDMHCA is a recognized chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association.
  • SDMHCA is a division of the South Dakota Counseling Association (SDCA).
  • SDCA is a division of the American Counseling Association.