Inland Empire Chapter of CAMFT

Upcoming events

    • 26 Mar 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT)
    • Online

    Presented by Hannah Herkert, M.A.

    THIS IS A ZOOM EVENT - Registration will close 48 hours before presentation.
    Registrants must attend full session to receive 2 CEUs.

    This presentation will cover all aspects of utilizing dogs in clinical practice, including risks, benefits, ethics, legartial, personal, and professional. Participants will be able to understand and recogonize the difference between Therapy Dogs, Service Dogs, Facility Dogs, Skilled Companions, Emotional Support Animals and pets. Participants will be able to identify and explain the working dog that best suits their personal and professional lives. Participants willlearn and understand how a dog can operate effectively in multiple settins, including private practice, schools, hospitals, and court. Participants will be able to plan and implement therapeutic activities with their canine partners and clients. Participants will learn to develop and design treatment plans that include their canine partner.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify and summarize the differences between Therapy Dogs, Service Dogs, Facility Dogs, Skilled Companions, Emotional Suppiort Animals and pets. 
    2. Identify and consider the risks and benefits of utilizing a dog in practice
    3. Develop canine based activities to suuport your client's treatment plan or your agency's needs
    4. Summarize ethical, clinical, and logistical considerations in writing ESA letters for clients

    About the Presenter

    Hannah Herkert, M.A. has her Masters degree from Pacifica Graduate Insitute in Marriage and Family Therapy/Depth. Psych.  She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Washington and has worked for 7 years in hospice care,  school-based mental health care and private practice. She currently works with Bruce, a professionally trained Facility Dog from Canine Companions for Independence located in Santa Rosa, CA. 

    Inland Empire Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for IE-CAMFT. IE-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. CEU  Provider # 62278

    Event Policy Information

    • 09 Apr 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PDT)
    • Online

    You must attend the full session to receive 6CEU’s.

    Where Do I Start? The Basics of Starting a Successful Private Practice”

    9:00 am – 10:30 am  Instructor  Luke M. Martin, MBA, Esq. CAMFT Staff Attorney
     “Have you ever wondered how to start a private practice? Have you ever wondered if you missed something when you started your private practice? The objective of this presentation is to introduce therapists to the basic steps required to plan, start and run a business. Topics such as creating and naming a private practice, how to hire an employee, and an overview of how to lawfully advertising the business will be reviewed in depth.”
    1. Identify the three most common forms of business ownership for therapists in California: sole proprietorships, general partnerships, and professional corporations.
    2. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorships, general partnerships, and professional corporations. 
    3. Summarize how a professional corporation is formed, who owns it, and who is responsible for its operation. 
    4. Discuss the legal requirements involved in hiring an employee for a newly created organization 
    Compare and contrast the legal requirements for hiring an employee at the federal, state, and local level.

     “Solving the Subpoena Puzzle”

    10:45 am – 12:15 pm Instructor  Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq. CAMFT Staff Attorney    

    Subpoenas happen, but a basic familiarity with this legal tool will reduce initial anxiety and allow you to act in your patient’s best interests. In this 1.5- hour presentation, CAMFT Staff Attorney Kristin Roscoe will breakdown subpoenas by reviewing their purpose, how to interpret the legal mumbo jumbo, and how to respond to a subpoena.
    1. Participants will be able to: Identify the elements of a subpoena for the production of patient records
    2.  Analyze a subpoena to determine who issued the subpoena, which patient does it pertain to, what is requested, and steps to take in responding
    3.  Identify the holder of the psychotherapist-patient privilege and the circumstances under which a therapist may not assert the privilege

    “Critical Legal and Ethical Requirements for Providing Treatment to Minors Who Are Consenting on Their Own”

    1:15 pm– 2:45 pm Instructor Bradley Jordan Muldrow, Esq. CAMFT Staff Attorney 
     Dual relationships and conflicts of interest are amongst the most complex and complicated ethical issues therapists encounter in practice. This workshop will provide therapists with the information they need to recognize and appropriately respond to these ethical challenges. 
    Participants will be able to name three key ethical issues to assess when determining: a) whether they are involved in dual / multiple relationships or conflicts of interest; b)The appropriateness of continuing treatment despite the presence of dual / multiple relationships or conflicts of interest.
    Participants will be able to recognize critical ethical rules and BBS regulations governing dual / multiple relationships and conflicts of interest. 
    Participants will be able to identify important ways that consultation group participation can assist them in navigating issues related to dual / multiple relationships and conflicts of interest 

     “The Ethics of Advertising”

    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Instructor Sara Jasper, Esq. CAMFT Staff Attorney
    Advertising is a key component of marketing psychotherapy services. During her 90-minute presentation, CAMFT Staff Attorney Sara Jasper will review the changes to CAMFT’s ethical standard regarding solicitation of testimonials. Ms. Jasper will also explore the ethics of joint advertising and the use of social media as an advertising tool.
    1. Identify the revisions to the CAMFT Code of Ethics provision regarding solicitation of testimonials 
    2.. Describe the rationale for the changes to CAMFT Code of Ethics provision regarding solicitation of testimonials 
    3. Describe legal and ethical concerns that are relevant to the solicitation of testimonials
    4. Describe legal and ethical concerns that are relevant to the use of joint advertisements 
    5. Describe legal and ethical concerns that are relevant to the use of social media as a form of marketing/advertisement


    Luke Matthew Martin, Esq., a member of the State Bar of California since 2011, joined CAMFT as a Staff Attorney in 2019. He holds a Master of Business Administration with honors and a Juris Doctorate Degree specializing in Child, Family and Elder Law with honors. Prior to coming to CAMFT, Luke ran a private practice focusing on civil litigation and represented several businesses with annual revenues in the millions. He has been recognized by the State Bar of California with the Wiley E. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services for his legal assistance in helping victims of domestic violence. In addition to his work at CAMFT, Luke is an adjunct professor for several universities lecturing on political science and business law and sits on University of Arizona’s Faculty Senate.
    Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq., CAMFT Staff Attorney, takes CAMFT member phone calls regarding law and ethics issues and contributes articles on those subjects to The Therapist. Before joining CAMFT’s legal team, Kristin represented healthcare systems and professionals in professional negligence litigation at La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames. Since entering the legal profession, Kristin has worked in various capacities presenting to and advocating on behalf of her clients both in and outside of the courtroom. Kristin received her B.A. from The College of Wooster in 2006 and graduated from The American University Washington College of Law with her J.D. in 2012.
    As a CAMFT staff attorney, Bradley J. Muldrow, Esq. takes member phone calls regarding law and ethics issues and contributes articles on those subjects to CAMFT's publication, the Therapist. Prior to joining CAMFT’s legal team, Brad worked on litigation and regulatory matters as an attorney for San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Since becoming an attorney, Brad has given law and ethics presentations to attorneys and judges as a member of the J. Clifford Wallace Inn of Court. He has also served as a board member for the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation, a San Diego-based nonprofit.
    A member of the State Bar of California since 2008, Sara Jasper, Esq. joined CAMFT as a Staff Attorney in 2011. Before coming to CAMFT, she worked as the Legal Liaison and Administrative Officer for the Sacramento Police Department and as an Associate at Middleton, Young & Minney, LLP where she practiced education and employment law. During law school, Sara clerked for the California Judicial Council, Center for Children, Families and the Courts and for the National Center for Youth Law. Since joining CAMFT, Sara has become a Certified Association Executive and earned her certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management

    Inland Empire Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for IE-CAMFT. IE-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. CEU  Provider # 62278

    CEU Hours: This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

    Certificates: Completion certificates will be awarded electronically upon participant’s completion of an electronic seminar evaluation.

    Refund Policy: Cancellations must be 14 days in advance of the seminar for 100% refund, 72 hours minimum for a 50% refund. Less than 72 hours cancellation will result in forfeiture of payment.

    Grievance:  If any aspect of the training is not to the full satisfaction of any participant, please notify the coordinator, CEU committee chair, or another IE-CAMFT board member.  We hope to resolve any issue immediately on-site.  If not resolved, the full IE-CAMFT board will review and resolve the issue.

    IE-CAMFT wishes all participants to have an excellent learning experience.  Please notify the coordinator or other board member if you need special accommodations.  If possible, call Garry Raley at (951) 640-5899 in advance

    Presenter Non-Appearance Policy

    In the unlikely event that a scheduled presenter does not appear for a scheduled event, the following steps will be used to remediate inconvenience to attendees:

    An announcement will be made to inform everyone that CEU credits cannot be provided due to inability to meet CAMFT standards for advance notice, etc.

    The meeting will be held.  Attendees will be encouraged to participate for the purpose of professional development.

    If an attendee has paid for the seminar, s/he will receive either a full refund or credit for a future presentation.

    If the topic will be repeated at a later time, notice of the date and time will be provided to all interested parties.

Past events

22 Jan 2021 Consensual Non-Monogamy
05 Dec 2020 Virtual Holiday Party!
20 Nov 2020 Brainspotting: Part Two
23 Oct 2020 Introduction to Systematic Affair Recovery (SART)
25 Sep 2020 Suicide Risk Assessment & Intervention
28 Aug 2020 Therapy Amidst Chaos; The Role of a Therapist in 2020 and Beyond
24 Jul 2020 Introduction to Brainspotting: Trauma Therapy that Works!
22 May 2020 Breaking Through Betrayal during COVID-19
24 Apr 2020 Grief in the Midst of COVID 19: What are we going to do to hold all of it? How are we going to take care of ourselves?
27 Mar 2020 An Introduction to the Havening Techniques: Better Living through Neuroscience
28 Feb 2020 L&E: Ethics in Documentation: Moving Forward in a Digital Age
24 Jan 2020 Understanding Current Trends in Modern Parenting and The Implications for Children and Families Seeking Therapy
15 Nov 2019 At the Intersection of Depth Psychology & Self Care: An Alternate New Lens on Motivational Interviewing
25 Oct 2019 EMDR: healing unprocessed memories that create disturbance and dysfunction
25 Oct 2019 Authors Gathering
27 Sep 2019 Decoding Teens
23 Aug 2019 Music Therapy: A Binaural Frontier, The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)
21 Jun 2019 Mindful Choices for Well-Being
24 May 2019 CAMFT Update 2019: State of the Profession
26 Apr 2019 Deep TMS and Beyond
22 Mar 2019 How do I talk to my grieving client? The “stuff” to know, and the words not to use
22 Feb 2019 Law & Ethics: Tough calls, moral dilemmas, technology, and more
25 Jan 2019 A Twin’s Dialectic: Being Noticed or Being Known
16 Nov 2018 It’s All A Lie: Helping Couples Heal from Sexual Addiction and Betrayal Trauma
26 Oct 2018 Stepping Outside of the Box: Creative Play Therapy Interventions
28 Sep 2018 Working with Gender & Sexually Diverse Clients
24 Aug 2018 Power Down & Parent Up: Screen Dependence and Raising Tech-Healthy Children
22 Jun 2018 Video and Social Media Marketing for Mental Health Professionals
25 May 2018 Step (Carefully) Inside the Secret World of Hoarders
27 Apr 2018 Creative Therapy for Adolescents: Brain-Based Approaches that Enhance Emotional Regulation and Resilience
23 Mar 2018 His History, Her Story: A Survival Guide for Spouses of Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Trauma
23 Feb 2018 Key Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Professionals: What Therapists Should Always Do, Never Do and/or Really Don’t Have to Do
26 Jan 2018 Illuminating Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)
17 Nov 2017 Scents & Scents-Ability: Using Essential Oils in Clinical Practice
27 Oct 2017 Recovery from Religion: Recognizing and supporting individuals through crises of faith or religious transitions
22 Sep 2017 Couples Counseling: Using the Power and Intimacy Formula
25 Aug 2017 Effective Co-Parenting Strategies
23 Jun 2017 Creating Hope with Action - Talking about Suicide
26 May 2017 Taking the Fear out of Working with Eating Disorders, Part II
28 Apr 2017 The Neurobiology of Play Therapy: Child-Centered Play-Based Approaches that Enhance Sensory Integration and Emotional Regulation for the Developing Brain
24 Mar 2017 "I Want to Start a Private Practice but . . . . "
10 Feb 2017 "Shh, its Confidential”: Confidentiality of Mental Health Information Under California and HIPAA Laws
27 Jan 2017 “But she just had a baby!” The Myths and Lies of Motherhood
18 Nov 2016 What is life coaching anyway?
28 Oct 2016 Taking the FEAR out of Working with Eating Disorders
23 Sep 2016 Triaging Cyberbullying: Protection, Intervention, & Prevention
26 Aug 2016 Night Journeys: A Therapeutic Approach to Our Client’s Dreams
24 Jun 2016 Neurobiology and Treatment Considerations in Bipolar Disorder
27 May 2016 Emotional Transformation Therapy: The Blending of Art and Science
22 Apr 2016 Creating a Safe Space for LGBT Clients
25 Mar 2016 The BBS, Supervisees, and You: What You Need to Know About Changes to the Requirements
26 Feb 2016 Using the Language of the Law to “Salt & Pepper” Your Treatment Records (6 hours)
22 Jan 2016 Help Me, Help Her: A Presentation Supporting Providers Working With Survivors of Domestic Violence
20 Nov 2015 Dementia: What is it, What’s Normal Aging, and What Do We Do?
23 Oct 2015 COUPLES TOOLS: Moving Couples from STUCK to CONNECTED
25 Sep 2015 What's Love Got to Do With It? Understanding Sexual Addiction
28 Aug 2015 Child Abuse: What You Need to Know
26 Jun 2015 Problem Gambling is Not a Major Issue.... Wanna Bet?
22 May 2015 Resilience and Compassion Fatigue
24 Apr 2015 Sex Offenders: Advances and Challenges
27 Mar 2015 Worries, No More! The Design of a Little Helper
27 Feb 2015 Law & Ethics, Part V: Are You Ethical? You Sure?
30 Jan 2015 Short-term Effective Youth Trauma Treatment/CAMFT Update
14 Nov 2014 Healthcare Reform and Insurance: What EVERY Therapist Should Know
24 Oct 2014 Are We Getting it Right? Strategies for Working with Adoptive Children and Their Families
26 Sep 2014 Should CAMFT Endorse Single Payer Healthcare?
22 Aug 2014 When the Therapist Gets Triggered: the Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM)
27 Jun 2014 Meeting the Emotional Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care
23 May 2014 Vortex of Seduction: the Exploitation of our Youth
25 Apr 2014 From the Top: Legislative Update
28 Mar 2014 Making Friends with Technology: Utilizing the Internet Effectively
24 Jan 2014 Step-Families: Performing an Assessment
25 Oct 2013 EMDR: A Therapy for the Age of the Short Attention Span
27 Sep 2013 Why TALK when you can PLAY in Therapy: Play Therapy Tools & Techniques
23 Aug 2013 Motivational Interviewing
28 Jun 2013 DSM V: In Sickness & Health, For Better or Worse?
24 May 2013 Culture or Personality? Issues with Culturally Diverse Couples
26 Apr 2013 From the Top: MFTs in 2013
22 Mar 2013 Family Systems Therapy: Brief and Effective Solutions for Kids and Teens
22 Feb 2013 Law & Ethics: What Does the Law Expect of Me? Part IV
25 Jan 2013 Applied Behavioral Analysis: Effective Interventions for a Variety of Disorders Amongst Children, Adults, Couples, and Families
26 Oct 2012 It Happens to Boys Too (sexual abuse, that is)
28 Sep 2012 Nutrition Making the Difference: Key Tools and Resources for the Therapist
24 Aug 2012 Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Equine Assisted Learning
22 Jun 2012 Treatment-Resistant Teens: Options
25 May 2012 Mindfulness: What it is, Why it Works, and How to Use It
27 Apr 2012 “Take It From The Top” Yearly CAMFT Update Summary - 2012
23 Mar 2012 Collaborative Divorce: Peacemaking in a time of Transition
24 Feb 2012 What Does the Law Expect of Me? Part III
27 Jan 2012 The Stress Cycle: Physiological Links with "Psychological" Disorders
02 Dec 2011 Thriving in a Recession - With and Without Insurance
28 Oct 2011 Trauma and Dissociation: An Introduction to Trauma Conversion Therapy
23 Sep 2011 Mind Mapping and Photo Reading
26 Aug 2011 Surviving Psychosis: Providing the Best Care for Reality-Impaired Clients, Their Families, and Yourself
24 Jun 2011 Clinical Hypnotherapy: Definition, Format, and History
27 May 2011 Imago Couples Therapy, Part II: Keeping Your Cool in the Eye of the Storm
22 Apr 2011 IMAGO Relationship Therapy
25 Mar 2011 Law, Psychodrama and Family Therapy
25 Feb 2011 Law & Ethics 2011: What Does the Law Expect of Me, Part II
28 Jan 2011 CAMFT Update: Get it from the Top!
03 Dec 2010 MFT’s in Employee Assistance Programs
24 Sep 2010 Mixed Orientation Marriages: Assessment and Interventions
26 Feb 2010 Law & Ethics
20 Nov 2009 From the Frying Pan into the Jacuzzi: Gourmet Recipes for a Gourmet Relationship
28 Aug 2009 Hands on Interventions for Children and Families
27 Mar 2009 Victim Advocacy Services
23 Jan 2009 What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Marketing on the Internet

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We understand that using new technology is a challenge, and recognize that offering educational events through an online service such as Zoom presents a major change in the delivery of our seminars.  If the seminar is interrupted due to any technological issue on our end, we will either issue credit for a similar future seminar or refund the seminar fee.We wish to make our attendees aware that while we acknowledge that it may present a challenge for some participants, IE-CAMFT is not responsible for any difficulty registrants may encounter getting online due to slow Internet speeds, high traffic, losing connectivity, downloading the application, etc.  As a CEU provider, we must abide by the guidelines of CAMFT as required by the BBS and, accordingly, cannot issue CEU credit if seminar registrants are not online for the full seminar time. 

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