Los Angeles Chapter  California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

LA-CAMFT 2020 Law & Ethics Workshop

  • 03/22/2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • The Olympic Collection, 11301 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064


  • LA-CAMFT Members and Other CAMFT Chapter Member
  • Non-Members
  • Associates and Students of LA-CAMFT
  • No charge for presenters, board or committee chairs


LA-CAMFT March 2020
Law & Ethics Workshop

Sunday, March 22, 2020
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Fulfills Mandatory 6-hour Legal/Ethical Education Requirement

6 CEUs

Sponsored by

The Ins and Outs of Law & Ethics: 
2020 Updates including Telemedicine

Presented by
Curt Widhalm, LMFT

Course Description: 
All therapists in California need to be aware of the on-going and recent changes in the laws and ethical standards we must follow. This workshop is designed to educate clinicians in best practice laws and ethics regarding the practice of psychotherapy and will include current requirements for telehealth services. Topics covered include CA BBS 2020 updates, 2020 Legislation and CAMFT Ethics Code Updates. The purpose of the program is to help therapists be aware of their legal and ethical responsibilities to clients and the new security of platforms to use when providing telehealth services.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will summarize two changes to California regulations affecting licensees.
  2. Participants will discuss the update to California employment statutes and subsequent impact on client care in group and agency settings.
  3. Participants will be able to discuss the three tasks needed to be completed by therapists at the initiation of a telehealth relationship.
  4. Participants will identify three key updates to the 2019 CAMFT Code of Ethics regarding telehealth services.

About Curt Widhalm
Curt Widhalm, LMFT, is in private practice in West LA and Encino where he works with adolescents  and is certified in EMDR. Curt is the Chief Financial Officer on the CAMFT Board of Directors, is the co-host of The Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide podcast, and co-founder of the Therapy Reimagined Conference. Website: www.curtwidhalm.com. 

For more information, contact Darlene Basch or Jonathan Flier.

Event Details

Sunday, March 22, 9am-4pm


The Olympic Collection
11301 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310.575.4585
Website: http://www.ocbanquet.com/

Complimentary Underground Self-Parking
Turn into the building’s lot and proceed to the ramp leading underground.

$125 for LA-CAMFT Members and Other CAMFT Chapter Members
$125 for CSCSW Members
$140 for Non-Members
$90 Associates and Students of LA-CAMFT
6 CEUs provided

Registration after March 9, 2020 is an additional $20.

LA-CAMFT CE Provider: PCE 59450. This course meets the qualifications for 6 continuing education credits for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists. Participants will receive an evaluation form as part of the sign in/out form and must complete form at the conclusion of course in order to receive CE.

Refund policy: 48-hour notice required for refund of fee minus $10.00 administrative cost. Exceptions can be made for 48-hour notice in cases of emergency. Contact Darlene Basch, Organizer, at Membershipchair@lacamft.org

Accommodations for Special Needs: Contact Darlene Basch at Membershipchair@lacamft.org.

Grievances: Program Administrator, Valerie "Billie" Klayman, manages all grievances—and will acknowledge, investigate & remedy grievances.  Response to grievances will be made in writing within 30 days. Contact her at CFO@lacamft.org.

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