"About MHWA" handout (pdf)
The California Community College Mental Health and Wellness Association (MHWA) serves the California Community College Districts.
Our purpose is to enhance student success, wellness, and retention by the support and promotion of quality mental health services programs throughout the California Community College System via:
What We Do
MHWA is a hub for information, training, collaboration and collegial support for its members. We maintain a open-access distribution list to disseminate information, a members-only listserve for the discussion of mental health service related topics, and provide continuing education and training opportunities specifically relevant to the practice of mental health services in a community college setting.
Who We Are
MHWA is open to anyone involved in providing mental health services at a community college in California, inclusive of all degrees, licensure or area of college service.
Our membership includes MFTs, LCSWs, Psychologists, LD Specialists, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Administrators, Counselors, Educators, Interns, students and other interested persons.
The Executive Board
The MHWA Executive Board is comprised of representatives from across the state. The Board serves the needs of the membership. The Board is responsible for organizing meetings and CE training events, being a voice for mental health and wellness services at the state level and the Chancellors Office, and growing MHWA to better serve its members now and in the future.
Any member of MHWA is eligible to serve on the Board, elections are held every 2 years. More information about the Board is here.
It's All About The Students
MHWA is ultimately about our students - their health, well-being and success. Our well-being as clinicians, administrators and educators enables us to be more effective in serving the needs of our students.