|TAMFT 2008-2013 Strategic Plan|
The TAMFT Board of Directors adopted a revised strategic plan February 21, 2008, which focuses the critical activities of the organization over the next five (5) years.
STRENGTHENING THE ORGANIZATION
Goal 1: Maintain a strong and involved TAMFT membership.
Objective 1.1 Solicit new members to AAMFT/TAMFT.
Objective 1.2 Membership retention.
Objective 1.3 Assist members and potential members in licensing process.
Goal 2: Annual Meetings and other events to continue to promote professional development, to promote MFT in the communities of the state and to generate revenues.
Objective 2.1 The Annual Conference format is to be continually revised by the Annual Conference Committee to meet the needs of constituents.
Goal 3: Maintain a strong and involved TAMFT leadership.
Objective 3.1 Board members to develop and maintain Board and Board process that assures maximum efficiency and productivity.
Objective 3.2 The governing board of TAMFT is to be open and invite input from the membership.
PROMOTING (MARKETING) MFTS AND THE PROFESSION OF MFT
Goal 1: Marriage and family therapists in Tennessee are recognized as qualified and effective providers of psychotherapy by insurers, employers, self-insured employers, employee assistance programs (EAPs), churches, families and individuals who may seek masters/doctoral level therapists/counselors.
Objective 1.1 MFTs recognized as providers in insurance companies, Medicare, TennCare, and state contracts for mental and behavioral health services.
Objective 1.2 MCOs, HMOs, and PPOs in the state include MFTs as providers.
Objective 1.3 Agency employers of mental health professionals in the state recognize MFTs as qualified mental health service providers for employees.
Objective 1.4 Promote and encourage MFTs as expert resources.
Objective 1.5 TAMFT Board will foster a relationship and communication with the state licensing board and staff that encourages a dialogue regarding prevailing standards of practice.
Objective 1.6 Marketing Committee will develop resources for supporting individual MFTs’ marketing and practice development efforts.
Goal 1: MFTs in Tennessee are energized and growing professionally through networking, collaboration and continuing education.
Objective 1.1 Annual Conference Committee will organize the annual conference around networking opportunities and other collegiality-friendly events and activities, in addition to providing continuing education and professional development opportunities.
Objective 1.2 Regional Representatives will form chapters and/or peer collaboration groups in local areas of the state for networking and formal continuing education.
Objective 1.3 Use present and emerging technology to foster connectedness.
Objective 1.4 AAMFT Approved Supervisors and experienced MFTs offer continuing education opportunities such as seminars, luncheon presentations, speeches, etc., featuring family system approaches to current issues.