ACTION ALERT!Please take a moment to read ORCA's statement on the Trump Administration's Zero Tolerance policy and the detainment of immigrant children, in which we urge our fellow counselors (you!) to contact your Congressperson and express support for family reunification and humane immigration policies. BONUS! Take action and you'll be entered into a drawing to win one FREE registration to an upcoming ORCA PD&E event! Simply screen shot the call log or email you sent your Congressperson--and/or screen shot your share of this post on social media--and email it to email@example.com. Multiple entries will be given for multiple actions (and screen shots) taken.
ORCA LEADERS ADVOCATE IN WASHINGTON DCORCA was wholeheartedly represented at this year's ACA Institute for Leadership Training by ORCA President Gianna Russo-Mitma and ORCA Secretary Sofia Jasani. The two advocated for counselors, therapists, and our clients on Capitol Hill, networked with counselors from across the country, and met with Congressional staffers. Photos below!
bIG NEWS: orca IS NOW PARTNERS WITH PERSON CENTERED TECH (PCT)!
For ORCA members, that partnership means big-time benefits, including exclusive "office hours" (ORCA members only) where you can get your burning tech and ethics questions answered by the experts at PCT. Reserve your spot and submit your questions today for the first ORCA/PCT office hours Thursday, May 31st at 10am! And if you're not yet an ORCA member, join up now so you don't miss out on this great resource.
Here's Roy from PCT with more details:
Introducing your new orca officers...
Past-President Joel Lane today swore in (on the DSM of course) President Gianna Russo-Mitma, President-Elect Alana Ogilvie, and Treasurer Laurie Kerridge. Congratulations!
NAMIWALK 2018 was a huge success!
Team ORCA worked hard (and played hard) to help make a statement that access to mental healthcare is fundamental! You helped us beat our goal - in all, we raised over $3500 to support NAMI's services and advocacy efforts. Make sure to join us next year!
PHOTO GALLERY: Some of our favorite moments throughout the years...
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