Continuing Education Classes

Law and Ethics

Now available on video!

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.

Workshop Schedule:
Begin: 9:00 am
Lunch break: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm*
End: 4:00 pm

*No credit hours are received for breaks.

Target Audience:
MFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, LEPs. Level: Intermediate.

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

  1. Assess and manage legal responsibilities pertaining to both mandated and permitted exceptions.
  2. Assess and manage ethical responsibilities including dual relationships, establishing and maintaining clinical boundaries, managing countertransference, and engaging the client in the informed consent process.
  3. Maintain a standard of care to protect against charges of criminal, civil, and ethical wrongdoing.
  4. 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 H. Dan Smith, EdD, LMFT

Dan is a licensed marriage and family therapist whose practice has been within a busy psychiatry office for over 15 years. His primary clinical interests include treatment of adolescent and adult populations as well as family therapy; most of his clinical practice has been within managed care and EAP environments. He is a professor of counseling at California State University, Fresno where he specializes in law and ethics, child abuse assessment and treatment, therapy techniques, and supervision of therapists in field settings. Dan has developed various supervision technologies that are in widespread use within counselor training programs across the country.


If you are not yet licensed you can register for this course with a 10% discount. Please use this button to sign in. When you return your prelicensure discount will be enabled.

Course: GGS0401
Provides 6 CE Hours
Cost: $135.00
This price includes your $10.00 discount for ordering online.

Location: Fresno

Time: Saturday Oct. 12, 2019. From 9:00AM - 4:00PM.


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Testimonials!

The book he provides is an invaluable resource. I highly recommend this workshop.


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.

BBS
CCAPP
NBCC
NAADAC

ADA Statement
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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