A thorough understanding of current laws and ethical standards pertaining to psychotherapy is critical for therapists. This class presents a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of issues such as privilege and confidentiality, danger to self or others, treatment of minors, mandated responsibilities and other legal issues related to MFT and LCSW practice. Recent changes in the law are highlighted.
INCLUDES NEW 2019 LAW & ETHICS TEXTBOOK
Workshop participants receive the GGS comprehensive Law & Ethics book as well as the class handouts and powerpoint.
MFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, LEPs. Level: Intermediate.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Assess and manage legal responsibilities pertaining to both mandated and permitted exceptions.
Assess and manage ethical responsibilities including dual relationships, establishing and maintaining clinical boundaries, managing countertransference, and engaging the client in the informed consent process.
Maintain a standard of care to protect against charges of criminal, civil, and ethical wrongdoing.
Describe how to consult to better uphold legal and ethical responsibilities.
This course satisfies the following California BBS Continuing Education requirements:
All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LMFTs
All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LCSWs
All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LPCCs
All 6 hours of Law and Ethics required for California LEPs
Presented by Pam Sirota, Psy.D., LMFT
Pam has a private practice in West Los Angeles and Encino specializing in social skills groups, family issues, children and adolescents, grief support, and parenting. Her extensive experience as a special education teacher and pre-school director makes her an ideal instructor. She has been working as a private GGS tutor since becoming licensed in 2005. Pam has received her doctorate as a Clinical Psychologist.
Provides 6 CE Hours
Cost: $135.00 This price includes your $10.00 discount for ordering online.
The book he provides is an invaluable resource. I highly recommend this workshop.
Friendly, open atmosphere invited relevant questions. Gerry was happy to address all participants. Great in-person course!
This seminar was really engaging, yet informative.
Gerry Grossman Seminars is approved to offer Continuing Education courses for these licensing organizations.
Some of our courses may not be applicable to your organization.
It is your responsibility to determine which of our courses will satisfy your license renewal requirements.
Participants must attend the full course to receive their certificates of completion. Certificates are distributed in class immediately following the course.
CAMFT CEPA #133709. Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Gerry Grossman Seminars is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. Gerry Grossman Seminars maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
CCAPP: Provider approved by CCAPP-EI, Provider Number 2N-08-123-0518 for 6 CEH's. Check website for specific course material applicability.
California Registered Nurses (CE Provider #CEP14499 - check website for specific course material applicability)
California Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians - the Board accepts our Board of Nursing-approved courses. Check website for specific course material applicability
NAADAC: This course has been approved by Gerry Grossman Seminars, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 hours of continuing education. NAADAC Provider #97926, Gerry Grossman Seminars is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
NBCC: Gerry Grossman Seminars has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6363. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Gerry Grossman Seminars is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for those certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Texas MFTs (CE Provider #CS742 - check website for specific course material applicability)
Texas Social Workers (CE Provider #CS7402 - check website for specific course material applicability)
Washington MFTs, Counselors and Social Workers (check website for specific course material applicability)
ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate what your needs are at the time of registration. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.
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