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Law and Ethics: “Are you Ethical? You Sure?” Sponsored by Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group

  • Sat, July 18, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA. 95833.
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Topic: Law and Ethics: “Are you Ethical? You Sure?”
Dave Jensen, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney
Sponsored by:
Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
Saturday, July 18, 2015
9:00AM to 4:00PM (check-in begins at 8:30)

Location:  2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA. 95833.

Workshop Information:
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.  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.  Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist Provider Number PCE 1547.

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.

Presenter Bio:
Dave Jensen has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. He was born in Flint, Michigan, but was raised in Tustin, California. 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. Dave passed the California bar examination in February 1999, and he did it on his first try! Before joining CAMFT, Dave 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, and he is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine.  Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, and his popular What Does the Law Expect of Me? series, which includes Parts I, II, III, and IV, have helped therapists to better understand their legal and ethical obligations.

Check-in 8:30 A.M.

Includes Snack, and 6 CEUs (Lunch on your own- see below for nearby restaurants)

Nearby Restaurants:

City Cafe 2720 Gateway Oaks DriveSacramento, CA 95833

Good Friends Restaurant
2600 Gateway Oaks Dr. Natomas

Ruchi Indian Cuisine 2600 Cateway Oaks Dr  Natomas

The Sandwich Spot 2606 Gateway Oaks Dr., Ste 100  Natomas

Happy Chinese Restaurant 2550 West El Camino Avenue #8Sacramento, CA 95833

Sushi King  2550 West El Camino Ave #13Sacramento, CA 95833

Togos / Baskin Robins 2620 Gateway Oaks Drive Sacramento, CA 95833

New York Pizza 2550 West El Camino Ave.Sacramento, CA 95833

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse 63531 N Freeway BlvdSacramento, CA 95834

Black Bear Diner 2700 El Centro Rd Sacramento, CA 95833

Thai Spoon 3890 Truxel RdSacramento, CA 95834

The Virgin Sturgeon
1577 Garden HwySacramento, CA 95833

Crawdads on The River 21375 Garden HwySacramento, CA 95833

Beach Hut Deli 3654 N Fwy BlvdSacramento, CA 95834


2015 Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or another local chapter of CAMFT: $75

2015 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or another local chapter of CAMFT: $50

Non-Member: $85
Refund Policy
Cancellations received more than 7 days prior to an event are subject to a $25 administrative fee.  No shows, failure to attend, and cancellations 14 or fewer days prior to an event for any reason are non-refundable, including registrations received fewer than 7 days prior to an event. No credit, refunds, or price adjustments will be given for typographical advertisement errors. A $25 fee in addition to the registration fee will be charged for insufficient funds, denied credit cards, or charge-backs. By registering for the event you agree to the terms of the Refund Policy.

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