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Law & Ethics, Part V: Are You Ethical? You Sure?

  • 27 Feb 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Ontario Airport Hotel, 700 N. Haven Ave., Ontario, CA 91764-4902


  • Current member of state CAMFT
  • Non-member of IE-CAMFT chapter or state CAMFT
  • Current member of IE-CAMFT chapter

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Law & Ethics, Part V: Are You Ethical? You Sure?

David Jensen, J.D.

Course Description: Dave Jensen will review the ten fundamentals of the psychotherapy profession, and he will compare and contrast key sections from the Code of Ethics of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the National Association of Social Workers.

Learning Objectives:

This workshop is designed to help you:

  • 1.      Identify the ten fundamentals of practicing legally, ethically, safely and confidently.
  • 2.      Describe ethical conduct within the therapist-patient relationship.
  • 3.      Compare how confidentiality is addressed differently under law and ethical codes.
  • 4.      Identify what it means to be ethical in terms of personal conduct.
  • 5.      Describe particular ethical standards and how they relate to supervisor, student, and supervisee relationship and responsibilities.
  • 6.      Describe the ethical obligations that you may owe to colleagues.
  • 7.      Identify ethical obligations you owe to your profession.
  • 8.      Identify ethical obligations you owe to the legal system.
  • 9.      Describe the ethical standards and how they relate to your financial arrangements with your patients.
  • 10.  Compare and contrast the laws pertaining to advertising with the ethical standards pertaining to the same subject. 

Speaker Bio:

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. He is also currently working on a master’s degree in English from Fort Hays State University.  

Before joining CAMFT, Dave Jensen 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.

Ontario Airport Hotel

  700 N. Haven Ave

Ontario, CA 91764-4902

    (909) 481-1713


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