Kristin Roscoe, Esq, Staff Attorney at CAMFT
Participants will gain a greater understanding of the legal and ethical obligations surrounding attendance at a deposition. Participants will also learn what the deposition itself might be like.
At the completion of this training participants will be able to:
- Identify the two primary reasons why a therapist might be called to provide deposition testimony.
- Analyze the information in a deposition subpoena in order to convey that information to their patient(s).
- State the three individuals who may assert the psychotherapist patient privilege.
- Identify the seven ground rules common to most depositions.
About the presenter:
Kristen Roscoe, Esq. provides legal and ethical advice to CAMFT’s members. Prior to joining CAMFT’s legal team in 2019, she represented healthcare professionals and hospitals in medical malpractice litigation at La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames. She previously served as Manager, Government Affairs at Illumina, Inc. and served as Assistant General Counsel for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a 501(c)(6) national trade association, in its D.C. office. Before moving to the private sector she was a Senior Law Clerk in the non-partisan Office of General Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of each course in exchange for a completed evaluation form. Each course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
EB CAMFT (CEU provider # 052488) IS APPROVED BY THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS TO SPONSOR CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. EB CAMFT MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM AND ALL ITS CONTENT.
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Three Additional Upcoming Trainings in this Series:
Friday, September 25, 2020
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Michael Griffin, Esq.
“An overview of progress notes as they are utilized in documenting mental health treatment records” (1.5 CEUs)
Friday, October 9, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Bradley Muldrow, Esq
“Critical legal and ethical requirements for providing treatment to minors who are consenting on their own” (1.5 CEUs)
Friday, November 13, 2020
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Luke Martin, Esq
“A therapist’s mandatory reporting obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act” (1.5 CEUs)
We will notify you as each of these upcoming workshops are open for registration.