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Call For Nominations 2016

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Blog | 1 comment

The OKAMFT Board of Directors and Elections Committee invite you to participate in shaping our organization by nominating individuals for open board and elections committee positions. You may nominate for as many positions as you wish. The Elections Committee is looking for nominations that are representative of the breadth of our division. Only one nomination is needed to ensure the candidate will be considered. We encourage you to nominate the hard-working, dedicated member(s) who will...

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Here We Go Again

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Advocacy, Blog | 1 comment

Remember when the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) proposed cutting independent providers out of the Medicaid/SoonerCare business? MFT’s and LPC’s fought the measure and won.  Just two months ago Governor Fallin declared: “These rules, if adopted, would have effectively barred independent licensed behavioral health practitioners from providing mental health services to children who are SoonerCare members.  There are no cost savings...

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Call for Nominations

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

The OKAMFT Board of Directors and Elections Committee invite you to participate in shaping our organization by nominating individuals for the President-Elect position. You may nominate as many individuals for this position as you wish. The Elections Committee is looking for nominations that are representative of the breadth of our division. Only one nomination is needed to ensure the candidate will be considered. We encourage you to nominate the hard-working, dedicated member(s) who will...

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Governor Says No To Proposed Mental Health Rules Barring SoonerCare Payments to Private Therapists

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Thanks to all who wrote letters, told stories, made phone calls, and advocated for independent providers to see SoonerCare clients.  Governor Fallin released a statement today stating she would prohibit the adoption of the proposed rule changes. “There are no cost savings to be realized if thousands of children simply switch providers,” Fallin said. “There are, however, the very real possibilities of delayed access and duplicative services having to be performed while practitioners become...

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2016 Spring Conference

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog | 11 comments

Don’t Ask Me To Forgive You! A Radical Approach to Healing Infidelity and Other Interpersonal Wounds with Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., ABPP Please join us for our Annual Spring Conference on April 15, 2016 in Oklahoma City. Lunch is included in the price of the conference. Dr. Janis Abrahms Spring will present “Dont Ask Me To Forgive You! A Radical Approach To Healing Infidelity and Other Interpersonal Wounds.” Licensed mental health professionals may earn six (6) hours of...

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SoonerCare: Take Action Now!

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

Leah Taylor has graciously gathered some information for OKAMFT members: I. If you want to speak at the February 11th OHCA board meeting, you need to email publiccomment@okhca.org 24 hours before the meeting.  Time limit on comments is 2 minutes. 2. Here are the names and addresses of all the OHCA board members. Please write to all of them or to as many as you can. Letters are more effective than emails. 3. This is an excellent letter from Richard Desirey where he makes some excellent points...

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