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Legal & Ethical Workshop 2018

  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 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


Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9 AM to 4:30 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.


FREE for all EB CAMFT Members (except E-tree only members) who are current with dues and concurrently members of CAMFT.

$95 Non-Members (including E-Tree Only Members) - Licensed Therapists and Allied Professionals

$55 Non-Members (including E-Tree Only Members) - Prelicensed Therapists  


Click HERE to register.  You can also register by going to, 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 REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY** Paid registrants:  You may cancel for a full refund up to 15 days in advance of the event, or a 50% refund between 5 and 15 days in advance of the event. No refunds for cancellations within 5 days of the event or for no-shows or failure to attend due to emergencies.  Unused funds cannot be applied to future workshops. NO EXCEPTIONS!  If the event is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.

Free Attendees:  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.  If you have qualified to register for free, please be kind and notify us ASAP (at 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!  

**By registering for the event you agree to the terms of the Cancelaton/Refund Policy**

For general information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances: Please contact Susan Kelsey at  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

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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