Public Comment Action and Workshop

MACG invites you to join the St Anthony Women's Justice Circle in an upcoming opportunity to take collective action on mental health. The Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists are requesting public comment on the proposed reduction to the licensed professional counselors (LPC) and licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) supervised clinical experience requirements for licensure. These changes would help many to become licensed more quickly in Oregon and grow the pool of mental health professionals that can meet the growing demand for mental health treatment. In particular, this change could also increase the number of providers from diverse backgrounds. 

Join us Monday, January 23rd at 7 PM for an online, bilingual (Spanish/English) workshop where we will...
  • learn more about this proposal 
  • Share a template and example public comment 
  • Write and submit our public comments TOGETHER as a community.
  • Discuss how this action is part of a larger campaign we're building

 here. The zoom details are below. Please pass this open invitation along to everyone in your networks who might be interested in improving access to mental health. I look forward to hearing from everyone!

Zoom Details
Meeting ID: 862 7531 0667
Pass Code HD07xV

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Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization

Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization

Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization is an initiative of IAF Northwest and offered locally in conjunction with local Native-led organizations and MACG. The IAF Northwest’s Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization initiative is anchored by a five session virtual series, a 10-hour process that was developed by a talented team of Indigenous North Americans, Aboriginal Australians, and Maori New Zealanders. An additional three 2-hour virtual sessions have been added for an action based follow up of the training materials. 

Registration is now closed: If you would still like to attend, please send an email to [email protected]

Introductory Briefings: You must attend one of the briefings before the main sessions begin.   

Thursday, January 19th 2023: 2:00-2:30 PM PST   

Tuesday, January 24th 2023: 5:30-6:00 PM PST

First 5 Sessions:

Thursday, January 26th 2023/February, 2nd & 9th: 5:30-7:30PM PST

Tuesday, January 31st 2023/February, 7th 5:30-7:30PM PST.

Last Three Sessions:

The last three sessions will be spaced out over three months and designed to continue each individual's personal wrestling, dig into local histories and experiences of Indigenous peoples, and identify action opportunities. The final dates for these sessions will be set during the first five sessions happening in February.

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Coming Soon!

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