Year at a Glance

CAMFT Events at the State and Chapter Level

Upcoming events

    • Fri, September 24, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Online Via Zoom
    Register

    San Gabriel Valley CAMFT
    Presents the
    CAMFT State of the Profession
    with Q&A

    Instructor:

    Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE


    Friday, September 24, 2021

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    1.5 CEUs

    Online Via Zoom

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    Join CAMFT Executive director, Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAEfor an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members. This 90-minute presentation will discuss issues and the importance of a Professional Will. It will include updates from BBS and both the California and Federal legislatures as well as discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service provided by CAMFT. 

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

    1. Recall at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills
    2. Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists
    3. Identify important components of a Professional Will.

    About the Speaker

    Nabil Hassan El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, is the Executive Director of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). In this role, he represents over 32,000 marriage and family therapists and trainees in the state of California.

    Prior to going to CAMFT, Nabil served as Associate Executive Director at the American Psychological Association (APA), where he directed the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), the graduate student group within APA. In this role, he functioned as the CEO of a medium-sized association (approximately 28,000 members), providing leadership, management, coordination and evaluation of all projects and activities for the organization.

    Registration Cost:

    $20 – Licensed SGV-CAMFT Members/Licensed Members of other CAMFT Chapters
    $5 – Prelicensed SGV-CAMFT Members
    $10 – Prelicensed Non-Members
    $25 – Non-Members

    1.5 CEs Available.

    Deadline to Register: Wednesday, September 22, 8 pm. 

    For event/registration information, contact Kathryn Bikle at Kathrynbiklemft@gmail.com or 626.755.6437.

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    Registration is available online, only.
    This event will be presented via Zoom.

    Zoom Information and Options:

    Login: Upon registration, a link will be sent that can be used to login on the day of this event. You will be asked to pre-register (answer a few questions) before you gain access to the session

    Pre-Registration: If you prefer to save time on the day of this event, you can pre-register by answering the questions in advance. Zoom will send you a calendar reminder, and then when you click on the link the day of this event, you will gain immediate access to the session.

    For Chapter information and other events, please visit: 

    WWW.SGVCAMFT.ORG 

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    • CEU Certificates will be available and distributed upon the completion of the presentation. You must attend the full workshop to receive your certificate.
    • Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
    • San Gabriel Valley Chapter of CAMFT (Provider # 60957) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs.
    • San Gabriel Valley CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
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    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 make a refund or credit request, by sending an email to sgvcamft@ureach.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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    • Sat, September 25, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online Via Zoom
    Register



    Special Interest Group Program
    for Professionals

    Saturday, September 25, 2021

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Online Via Zoom

    SGV-CAMFT is forming a Special Interest Group Program for Professionals to come together around topics and interests related to our field. A Special Interest Group (SIG) is an opportunity to make connections, dig deeper into specialty areas, and form relationships around common interests. We are currently looking for participants and facilitators to help us launch this program!

    Do you have a passion for working with couples, trauma, or a specific diagnosis, and would like to share that with your colleagues?

    Do you work with a specific population and could use some support?

    Would you enjoy co-hosting educational or social programs for Marriage and Family Therapists?

    We are open to your ideas for SIGs. What group would you like to see form? What group could you imagine being a part of?



    Imagine . . . 

    • Therapists who knit, crochet, embroider, or needlepoint
    • Guerilla Garden MFTs
    • Therapists who work with Polyamory and Open Relationships
    • Happy Hiker MFTs
    • BIPOC Therapists in Private Practice
    • Somatic Therapists
    • Cinematherapy for MFTs
    • Ecopsychology
    • Therapists for Social Justice Action
    • Growing a Sustainable Private Practice
    • Vegan Therapists
    • LGBTQQ Therapists Who Brunch
    • Therapists Who Write Together
    • Art Therapists of the SGV
    • (Your Ideal Group Here)
    Join us for one of our virtual kick-off events to understand how to launch a group, how the chapter can help, imagine ways of forming community, and finding out what comes next.
    • Mon, September 27, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Online Via Zoom
    Register



    Special Interest Group Program
    for Professionals

    Monday, September 27, 2021

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Online Via Zoom

    SGV-CAMFT is forming a Special Interest Group Program for Professionals to come together around topics and interests related to our field. A Special Interest Group (SIG) is an opportunity to make connections, dig deeper into specialty areas, and form relationships around common interests. We are currently looking for participants and facilitators to help us launch this program!

    Do you have a passion for working with couples, trauma, or a specific diagnosis, and would like to share that with your colleagues?

    Do you work with a specific population and could use some support?

    Would you enjoy co-hosting educational or social programs for Marriage and Family Therapists?

    We are open to your ideas for SIGs. What group would you like to see form? What group could you imagine being a part of?



    Imagine . . . 

    • Therapists who knit, crochet, embroider, or needlepoint
    • Guerilla Garden MFTs
    • Therapists who work with Polyamory and Open Relationships
    • Happy Hiker MFTs
    • BIPOC Therapists in Private Practice
    • Somatic Therapists
    • Cinematherapy for MFTs
    • Ecopsychology
    • Therapists for Social Justice Action
    • Growing a Sustainable Private Practice
    • Vegan Therapists
    • LGBTQQ Therapists Who Brunch
    • Therapists Who Write Together
    • Art Therapists of the SGV
    • (Your Ideal Group Here)

    Join us for one of our virtual kick-off events to understand how to launch a group, how the chapter can help, imagine ways of forming community, and finding out what comes next.

    Note:

    Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting. You will also receive a reminder with the same information on the day prior to the event.

    • Sun, October 03, 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Online Via Zoom
    Register



    SGV-CAMFT Book Club

    The First Sunday of Every Month
    October 3, 2021

    Starts at 7:00 pm

    Online Via Zoom

    Are you a lover of books?
    Are you reading something related to psychotherapy?
    Looking for new inspiration and new connections?
    Then come to our newly forming book club!

    .

    This month's meeting will take place on Sunday, October 3, 2021, starting at 7:00 pm online via Zoom. Details will be emailed before the meeting. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time. 

    Registration continues throughout the meeting.

    For information, please send email to Natasha Morisawa, (Natasha Morisawa).

    Who: Current SGV-CAMFT Members
    When: The first Sunday of the month @ 7pm starting on October 3, 2021
    Where: Zoom for now with a hope to move some club meetings to in-person

    Format: For the first meeting, bring a book that you are currently reading or has made an impact on your practice. We’ll have some time to network with fellow bibliophiles and share our choice of book. At the end of the meeting you’ll be connected to other members and have more books to add to your reading list. Future meetings may involve select readings that we read together and discuss, author meet and greets, more networking opportunities. Come help make this club memorable!

    • Sun, November 07, 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Online Via Zoom



    SGV-CAMFT Book Club

    The First Sunday of Every Month
    November 7, 2021

    Starts at 7:00 pm

    Online Via Zoom

    Are you a lover of books?
    Are you reading something related to psychotherapy?
    Looking for new inspiration and new connections?
    Then come to our newly forming book club!

    .

    This month's meeting will take place on Sunday, November 7, 2021, starting at 7:00 pm online via Zoom. Details will be emailed before the meeting. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time. 

    Registration continues throughout the meeting.

    For information, please send email to Natasha Morisawa, (Natasha Morisawa).

    Who: Current SGV-CAMFT Members
    When: The first Sunday of the month @ 7pm starting on November 7, 2021
    Where: Zoom for now with a hope to move some club meetings to in-person

    Format: For the first meeting, bring a book that you are currently reading or has made an impact on your practice. We’ll have some time to network with fellow bibliophiles and share our choice of book. At the end of the meeting you’ll be connected to other members and have more books to add to your reading list. Future meetings may involve select readings that we read together and discuss, author meet and greets, more networking opportunities. Come help make this club memorable!

    • Sun, December 05, 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Online Via Zoom



    SGV-CAMFT Book Club

    The First Sunday of Every Month
    December 5, 2021

    Starts at 7:00 pm

    Online Via Zoom

    Are you a lover of books?
    Are you reading something related to psychotherapy?
    Looking for new inspiration and new connections?
    Then come to our newly forming book club!

    .

    This month's meeting will take place on Sunday, December 5, 2021, starting at 7:00 pm online via Zoom. Details will be emailed before the meeting. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time. 

    Registration continues throughout the meeting.

    For information, please send email to Natasha Morisawa, (Natasha Morisawa).

    Who: Current SGV-CAMFT Members
    When: The first Sunday of the month @ 7pm starting on December 5, 2021
    Where: Zoom for now with a hope to move some club meetings to in-person

    Format: For the first meeting, bring a book that you are currently reading or has made an impact on your practice. We’ll have some time to network with fellow bibliophiles and share our choice of book. At the end of the meeting you’ll be connected to other members and have more books to add to your reading list. Future meetings may involve select readings that we read together and discuss, author meet and greets, more networking opportunities. Come help make this club memorable!

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