Legal & Ethical Workshop 2018

  • June 02, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Pleasanton Marriott, 11950 Dublin Canyon Road, Pleasanton, CA (925) 847-6000
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Legal & Ethical Workshop: "The Psychotherapist as a Creator of Outcomes!"

Presenter: David Jensen, J.D., CAMFT Staff Attorney


Date:

Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9 AM to 4 PM (check-in begins at 8:30)

Location: Pleasanton Marriott, 11950 Dublin Canyon Road, Pleasanton, CA (925) 847-6000

David Jensen, J.D., will stress the importance of the psychotherapist's role as a creator of legal and ethical outcomes, whether for good or for ill. In particular, he will instruct attendees on the four fundamentals of practicing legally, ethically, safely, and confidently. This course will also cover the important subjects of patients who are dangerous to third parties, and provide attendees with an overview of the BBS administrative hearing process.

Learning Objectives:  

This workshop is designed to help you:

  1. Recognize the importance of the psychotherapist's role and their effect on good or bad legal and ethical outcomes.
  2. Identify the four fundamentals of practicing legally, ethically, safely and confidently.
  3. Recognize the differences between the duty to warn, the duty to protect, and the duty to report.
  4. Summarize the BBS administrative hearing process as it applies to therapy.

Cost: FREE for all EB CAMFT Members (except E-tree only members) who are current with dues and concurrently members of CAMFT.  This event may be opened to others in the future for a fee if space becomes available 

IMPORTANT!!  RSVP IS REQUIRED BY MAY 15th TO ATTEND FOR FREE!  REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT CAPACITY, HOWEVER IF REGISTRATION CLOSES BEFORE YOU REGISTER YOU WILL BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST AND NOTIFIED IF SOMEONE CANCELS.  

Click HERE to register.  You can also register by going to www.eastbaytherapist.org, signing into the website, and following the links to registration for this event.  PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!  THIS EVENT WILL LIKELY REACH CAPACITY!

6 CEU's will be providedEB CAMFT Provider #052488

EB CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

**IMPORTANT CANCELLATION POLICY**  We are trying to accommodate as many members as possible, but we will likely have a waiting list of members who aren't able to get in.  Please be kind and notify us ASAP (at susankelseymft@gmail.com or (800) 890-1962 if you are registered and you are subsequently unable to attend.  That way someone on the waiting list can take your place.  Thank you in advance!

For general information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances: Please contact Susan Kelsey at susankelseymft@gmail.com.  You will receive a response within 24 hours.  Note: Deadline for requesting ADA accommodations is two weeks prior to the workshop so that we may have time to properly accommodate you

Hotel Accommodations: We have reserved a block of rooms for our members who wish to spend the night at the hotel before and/or after the workshop at a low price of $119/night. Offer expires 5/2/18.  Please click here to reserve a room: Book your group rate for East Bay Chapter of CAMFT 

Please noteCertificates of Completion will be awarded at the completion of the workshop to those who attend the workshop in its entirety, sign in and out, and complete the course evaluation form. 

Presenter Bio:  Dave Jensen has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April, 2002.  He was born in Flint, Michigan, “Go Tigers!,” but was raised in Tustin, California.  Dave graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, and he received his law degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.  Thereafter, Dave passed the California bar examination in February, 1999, and he did it on his first try!  In 2016, Dave was awarded a Master of Liberal Studies degree (English concentration) from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.  As an attorney with CAMFT, Dave consults with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas and obligations, and he is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine.  


 

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