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    • December 15, 2020
    • 11:49 PM (PST)
    • December 16, 2020
    • 12:00 AM (PST)
    • Recorded Version of September 25th Workshop Available to be viewed Now Through December 15, 2020
    Register


    Law and Ethics Online Series 2020


    This is the second in a series of four L&E online workshops facilitated by CAMFT Attorneys this year. Each of the four workshops stands alone and provides 1.5 CEUs.  If you attend all 4 of them, you can earn all 6 Law and Ethics CEUs required for renewing your license. T
    he additional two workshops that are being offered this year are listed at the end of this page.  We will notify you when registration opens for the other workshops

    “An overview of progress notes as they are utilized in documenting mental health treatment records”

    Presented by Michael Griffin, Esq.

    RECORDED VERSION ONLY

    AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 15TH

    1.5 CEUs Offered

    EB CAMFT Members: $10, Non-Members: $20

    **Directions and links to view the presentation, evaluation, and test will be provided in your registration confirmation email**




    Michael Griffin, Esq, Staff Attorney at CAMFT
    Educational Goals

    Measurable Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

    • 1.      Describe 3 or more specific functions/purposes for progress notes.
    • 2.      Explain how progress notes are relevant to the requirements expressed in California Business and Professions Code, 4982. (v), which requires therapists to “keep records consistent with sound clinical judgment, the standards of the profession, and the nature of the services rendered.”
    • 3.      Explain how progress notes are relevant to the ethical standards concerning client/patient records, as expressed in §5.3 of the CAMFT Code of Ethics. 
    • 4.      Explain the difference between “progress notes” and “psychotherapy notes” as they are defined by HIPAA.

    About the presenter:

    Michael Griffin, J.D., LCSW, is an attorney at law and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Mr. Griffin received his MSW degree from the USC School of Social Work in 1980, and obtained his LCSW in 1982. In 1998, Mr. Griffin was a member of the first graduating class at Chapman University School of Law and obtained his law license in 2002.

    Mr. Griffin has a broad background of experience as a mental health professional and has worked as a therapist, clinical case manager, clinical supervisor and child/adolescent outpatient clinic director, and was the Director of Clinical Operations for Western Youth Services in Orange County, California. He also served as a BBS oral examiner for LCSW candidates.

    For several years, Mr. Griffin was employed in the department of Psychiatry at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA., where he worked as a child-family therapist, clinical supervisor, and outpatient clinic director, and was the coordinator of school-based mental health programs. Mr. Griffin is a practicing psychotherapist in Orange County, CA., and is an attorney with CAMFT, where he consults with CAMFT’s members regarding legal and ethical issues.

    Certificates:

    Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of each course in exchange for confirmation of completion of the viewing the workshop and evaluation.  DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS, ALL OF THE CERTIFICATES DUE OUT TO THOSE FINISHED WITH THE WORKSHOP WILL BE SENT ON THE MONDAY FOLLOWING YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAILTHANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR PATIENCE!

    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.

    General information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances:  Please contact Aliss Wang at alisswangtherapy@gmail.com.  You will receive a response within 48 hours (circumstances availing).  

    ***IMPORTANT REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY**  No refunds for cancellations, or for failure to watch the recorded event prior to the viewing deadline, December 15, 2020.  Unused funds cannot be applied to future workshops. NO EXCEPTIONS.  If the event is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.



    • December 15, 2020
    • 11:49 PM (PST)
    • December 16, 2020
    • 12:00 AM (PST)
    • Recorded Version: Available to view now until December 15, 2020
    Register




    East Bay CAMFT is inviting you to the recorded Zoom training:

    Law and Ethics Online Series 2020


    This is the third in a series of four L&E online workshops facilitated by CAMFT Attorneys this year.

    Each of the four workshops stands alone and provides 1.5 CEUs. If you attend all 4 of them, you can earn all 6 Law and Ethics CEUs required for renewing your license.


    Critical Legal and Ethical Requirements for Providing Treatment to Minors Who Are Consenting on Their Own

    Presented by Bradley J. Muldrow, Esq 

    1.5 CEUs Offered

    [Original Live Webinar was on October 9, 2020]

    RECORDED VERSION ONLY

    (AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 15TH)


    EB CAMFT Members: $10,  Non-Members: $20


    **Directions and links to view the presentation, test, and evaluation will be provided in your registration confirmation email.**





    Bradley J. Muldrow, Esq.

    Staff Attorney at CAMFT

    Resume


    Educational Goals

    This presentation covers critical legal requirements and clinical considerations for providing treatment via minor's consent under Family Code Section 6924 and Health and Safety Code Section 124260. This presentation will help therapists understand the primary legal rules governing the provision of treatment via minor's consent.

    Measurable Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

    1. Understand key legal and clinical considerations for treating minors via minor's consent.
    2. Understand key issues to document when providing treatment via minor's consent.

    Presentation Outline

    A. Introduction

    B. Legal Considerations 

    1. Family Code Section 6924

      1. Requirements

    2. Health and Safety Code Section 124260

      1. Requirements

      2. Parent Notification Rules

      3. Supervisor Notification Rules (for Trainees)

      4. Payment Considerations

      5. Considerations for Interdisciplinary Treatment Facilities

    C. Clinical Considerations

    1. General Considerations 

    2. Records Requests from Parents and Guardians


    CEU Certificates

    Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of each course in exchange, on the following Monday after your course completion (Please check your registration email for directions). 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. EAST BAY CAMFT MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM AND ALL ITS CONTENT.

    General information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances:  

    Please contact Aliss Wang at alisswangtherapy@gmail.com.  You will receive a response within 48 hours (unless unusual circumstances prevail).  Note: Deadline for requesting ADA accommodations is two weeks prior to the workshop so that we may have time to properly accommodate you.

    ***IMPORTANT REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY**  No refunds for cancellations, or for failure to watch the recorded event prior to the viewing deadline, December 15, 2020.  Unused funds cannot be applied to future workshops. NO EXCEPTIONS.  If the event is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.





    • December 15, 2020
    • 11:49 PM (PST)
    • December 16, 2020
    • 12:01 AM (PST)
    • Recorded Webinar
    Register


    East Bay CAMFT is inviting you to a Zoom training:

    Law and Ethics Online Series 2020


    This is the fourth and final in a

    series of four Law & Ethics

    online workshops facilitated by 

    CAMFT Attorneys.

    Each of the four workshops stands alone and provides 1.5 CEUs. If you attend all 4 of them, you can earn all 6 Law and Ethics CEUs required for renewing your license. If you've missed Law & Ethics #1, you can acquire additional CEUs through CAMFT.org


    A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act 


    Presented by Luke Martin, Esq 

    1.5 CEUs Offered

    Live or Recorded Webinar Registration:

    EB CAMFT Members: $10,  Non-Members/Guests: $20





    Luke Martin, Esq. Staff Attorney at CAMFT

    Resume


    General Information/Description

    Attorney Luke Martin takes an in-depth look at Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act from the standpoint of what the California Penal Code states. Mr. Martin examines why the law was created, who qualifies as a mandated reporter, the various types of abuse and neglect as well as concludes with how to actually make a report. Various scenarios will be presented throughout and as time permits questions will be answered on specific instances. 


    Educational Goals

    At the end of this presentation, participants will:

    • Be able to identify the specific categories of abuse and neglect

    • Understand their obligations to report as a mandate reporter

    • Recognize where and how they must report abuse and neglect 


    Measurable Learning Objectives

    Participants will be able to: 

    • Recognize why the law was created and acknowledge potential deficiencies in the law

    • Interpret the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act as it relates to marriage and family therapy

    • Assess multiple scenarios to analyze if child abuse and neglect has occurred


    Outline 

    1. The Law Protects

    2. Who Does This Apply To? 

    3. When Do I Report? 

    4. Types of Abuse

    5. Neglect Defined 

    6. How to Report? 



    CEU Certificates:

    Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of each course in exchange, on the following Monday after your course completion (Please check your registration email for directions). 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. EAST BAY CAMFT MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM AND ALL ITS CONTENT.

    General information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances:  

    Please contact Aliss Wang at alisswangtherapy@gmail.com.  You will receive a response within 48 hours (unless unusual circumstances prevail).  Note: Deadline for requesting ADA accommodations is two weeks prior to the workshop so that we may have time to properly accommodate you.


    ***IMPORTANT REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY**  No refunds for cancellations, or for failure to watch the recorded event prior to the viewing deadline, December 15, 2020.  Unused funds cannot be applied to future workshops. NO EXCEPTIONS.  If the event is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.





 

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