12-Hour California Law and Ethics Self-Study Text and Video Course

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6-Hour Streaming Video + 6-Hour Text Course

A thorough understanding of current laws and ethical standards pertaining to psychotherapy is critical for therapists. This video and text course presents comprehensive, up-to-date information specific to recently enacted legislation, as it pertains to mental health professionals in California. It also includes an overview of issues such as privilege and confidentiality, danger to self and others, treatment of minors, mandated responsibilities, telehealth, health insurance and private practice, and other legal issues related to mental health practice. This course has been updated with information about laws that went into effect on January 1, 2023 including information about CARE courts, the No Surprises Act, and the Mental Health Access Improvement Act, and much more..

  • Take the course
  • Pass the post-quiz
  • Print your certificate

Principal Faculty and Credentials:
Gerry Grossman, MA, LMFT

American Counseling Association (2014). ACA Code of Ethics. Alexandria, VA: ACA
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (2019). CAMFT Code of Ethics. San Diego, CA: CAMFT.
National Association of Social Workers (2017). NASW Code of Ethics. Washington DC: NASW.

Target Audience
LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and/or LPCCs. Level: Introductory to Intermediate.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize legal and ethical responsibilities.
  2. Understand how to carry out legal and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Maintain a standard of care to protect against charges of criminal, civil, and ethical wrongdoing.
  4. Know when and how to properly consult to better uphold legal and ethical responsibilities.

Gerry Grossman has successfully trained thousands of exam candidates for their BBS licensing exams since 1985. His teaching style is clear, incisive, humorous and empathic. As a trained hypnotherapist, he has assisted many people with test anxiety and other clinical issues. In 2016 Gerry received the Educator of the year award from AAMFT-CA. In private practice, Gerry specializes in working with young children and their families.

Please note:

  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
  • Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can¬†fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.
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