"Law & Ethics Workshop: Unprofessional Conduct and Other Trouble Spots for Psychotherapists"

  • Fri, May 18, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Women's City Club of Pasadena: 160 N Oakland Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101

Registration

  • You are a licensed health/mental health professional AND a member of San Gabriel Valley CAMFT.
  • You are a student, intern, or associate in the field of mental health care AND a member of San Gabriel Valley CAMFT.
  • You are a licensed mental health care professioinal, but not currently a member of San Gabriel Valley CAMFT, nor any neighboring chapter (IE, LA, OC, SFV).
  • You are a student, intern, or associate in the field of mental health care, but not currently a member of San Gabriel Valley CAMFT, nor any neighboring chapter (IE, LA, OC, SFV).
  • You are a licensed health/mental health professional AND a member of a surrounding local Chapters (IE, OC, LA, SFV).
  • You are a student, intern, or associate in the field of mental health care AND a member of a neighboring local chapter (IE, LA, OC or SFV).





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"Law & Ethics Workshop: 

Unprofessional Conduct and Other Trouble Spots
for Psychotherapists"

Offered by the SGV-CAMFT CHAPTER 

and presented by:

Dave Jensen, J.D.



Friday May 18, 2018

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Light Breakfast & Lunch Included

PLEASE JOIN US! 

David Jensen, J.D., will review the four fundamentals of the psychotherapy profession and the areas of law that allow the BBS to revoke or suspend a license or intern registration.

Course Description  

What are the circumstances by which the BBS has the power to revoke or suspend a license or associate registration? In this workshop, Dave Jensen, JD will review the four component parts of making sound, professional judgments. He will also address the areas of law that allow the BBS to revoke or suspend a license or associate registration.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the four component parts of making sound, professional judgments.
  2. Identify at least ten things that constitute unprofessional conduct under the BBS’s laws and regulations.
  3. Apply the BBS’s rules regarding advertising to your website. 

Outline for the Class

9:00 to 9:15:     Introduction/Overview 

9:15 to 9:45:     Four Component Parts
                         of Making Sound Professional Judgments
9:45 to 10:15:   Overview of the BBS Complaint Process
10:15 to 12:00: Types of Unprofessional Conduct
1:00 to 4:00:     Types of Unprofessional Conduct


 

List of Statutory, Regulatory or Decisional Law

California Business & Professions Code § 4982

California Health & Safety Code § 123110, et seq.

Giddings v. Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology (1995) 669 A.2d 431

EARN 6.0 CEUs

About the Speaker

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. 

Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, and his courses include:

  1. The Psychotherapist as a Creator of Outcomes* Hopefully, Legal and Ethical Ones,
  2. Avoiding Unprofessional Conduct,
  3. Fun with Subpoenas!,   
  4. The Standard of Care and You!,
  5. Are You Ethical, You Sure?,
  6. Salt & Peppering Treatment Records with the Language of the Law
  7. “Shh, It’s Confidential”: Confidentiality for California  Psychotherapists, and
  8. “Thank You for Supervising Legally & Ethically!”


Registration is available online, only. There will be no on-site registration for this event because we are limiting attendance. Payment MUST be made at the time of registration.

These fees are good until April 30 (Early Bird).


For Chapter information and other events, please visit: 

WWW.SGVCAMFT.ORG 


Thank You to Our Sponsors


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Access for Disabled Persons

The Banquet Room at the Monrovian Restaurant is ADA compliant. Although it is upstairs, there is elevator access. Persons needing special accommodations are asked to contact Rudy Hayek for information.

SGV-CAMFT EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

Registration is not complete until full payment has been received. Full payment of the registration guarantees you a seat/place at the event. Partial or incomplete payment does not guarantee you a seat/place unless it is paid for in full within 24 hours in advance of the scheduled event.

REFUND SCHEDULE

  • Forty-eight hours prior to the event:   100% refund
  • Twenty-four hours prior to the event:   50% refund
  • Day of event or no-show:                         0% refund

*if you have a medical, personal, family emergency, or other extenuating circumstances that prevent you from attending, and you have already registered (partially or fully), you may either request a refund, or apply your payment/deposit toward the next event.

You may initiate your cancellation request, or to make a refund or credit request, by sending an email to the San Gabriel Valley CAMFT Secretary: susanjanss@yahoo.com

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You must send in your request no later than five days within the end of the event.

You will receive your credit or refund within fourteen business days following the approval of your request.

Note that circumstances beyond the control of the event organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations, or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. Therefore, SGV-CAMFT reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speaker and/or topics if necessary. Any changes will be updated on the SGV-CAMFT website, and every effort will be made to notify you via email of any changes so that you may have the option to cancel or transfer your registration fee.


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