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6 CEUs Law & Ethics Training "Unprofessional Conduct & Other Trouble Spots for Psychotherapist" Presented by: Dave Jensen, JD, LMFT

  • 10 May 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Torrance
  • 50


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Summary of course: 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. 

Objectives: At the conclusion of this educational presentation, participants will be able to

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

Outline for the Class:

9:00 to 9:15                 Introduction/Overview of Class

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

Dave Jensen has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. 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. In 2016, he was awarded a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in English from Fort Hays State University. 

Before joining CAMFT, Dave worked for Foley & Lardner, a large national law firm, where he regularly established and advised nonprofit organizations.  As an attorney with CAMFT, he consults with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas. He is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine, and he gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies each year.

    Long Beach - South Bay CAMFT - APPROVAL NUMBER: 56159

    LBSB CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LEP’s & LPCC’s. LBSB CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    Course meets the qualifications for six (6) hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

    Refund Policy: With a 24-hour written notice, a full refund will be provided. With less than 24 hours' notice, credit towards attendance at a future education program course will be provided. Target Audience: This educational program is planned for marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapy associates, social workers, counselors and/or educations psychologist. Special Needs Accommodations: In the event that special needs accommodations are required, please contact Jennifer Birner at indicating your need at least 8 days prior to the educational program. Awarding Course Completion Certifications: LB-SB CAMFT monitors attendance with sign-in and sign-out sheets and final course evaluations. Once the participate have signed out and provided course evaluations, course completion certificates will be provided. Grievances: The Program Administrator (PA) and Board of Directors (BOD) will handle complaints or grievances and conduct investigations to determine the appropriate resolutions. The BOD and PA will respond within 48 hours of receiving the complaint and will provide timely fall-up to the participant during the course of investigation and resolution. 

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