Los Angeles Chapter  California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

LA-CAMFT 2022 Law & Ethics Online Workshop

  • 03/20/2022
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Online via Zoom


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

LA-CAMFT March 2022
Law & Ethics Online Workshop

Sunday, March 20, 2022
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Meets BBS requirements for mandatory 6 CEUs/Ethical Education

6 CEUs

Sponsored by 

Defining and Redefining the Standard of Care
for Mental Health Practitioners:
Clinical, Ethical and Legal Considerations

Dr. Ofer Zur, Ph.D.

Online via Zoom

This interactive training reviews standard of care practices that mental health practitioners need to know while also using a critical approach to examining myths and redefining best practices for standards of care. Discussions will include clinical examples exploring the intricacies involved in potential ethical conflicts and ways to resolve them. Participants will examine the complexities of boundary issues in psychotherapy such as dual relationships, touch, self-disclosure, and interventions outside the office. Concerns and considerations arising through the use of social media and Tele-mental Health, and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will  be addressed.  Participants will also learn ways to protect themselves from losing their license

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the current standards of care as applied to unique settings.
  2. Discuss the most common myths and faulty beliefs regarding psychotherapy and counseling.
  3. Apply aspects of ethical, legal, clinical, and risk management considerations in clinical cases.
  4. Differentiate between boundary crossing and boundary violations.  
  5. List at least three recent ethical complexities faced by mental health practitioners arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  6. Identify common ways mental health professionals lose their license.

About Ofer Zur
Ofer Zur, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist, consultant, writer, forensic consultant, and lecturer from Sebastopol, CA. Dr. Zur taught for many years at several Bay Area, California, graduate schools and has trained thousands of psychotherapists in his seminars, lectures, and private consultations. He is the founder of Zur Institute, which offers innovative online continuing education to psychologists, LMFTs, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. He is one of the most prominent consultants and forensic experts in the area of therapeutic boundaries. WebsiteDrZur.com. 

For more information, contact Di Wilson or Leanne Nettles.

Event Details

Sunday, March 20, 9am-3:30pm

Online via Zoom (Check-In 8:45am; includes 30-minute lunch break)

$85 for LA-CAMFT Members and Other CAMFT Chapter Members
$85 for CSCSW Members
$100 for Non-Members
$50 Associates and Students of LA-CAMFT
6 CEUs provided

CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider 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 $5.00 administrative cost. Exceptions can be made for 48-hour notice in cases of emergency. Contact Di Wilson, Course Organizer, at NetworkingChair@LACAMFT.org.

Accommodations for Special Needs: Contact Di Wilson, Course Organizer, at NetworkingChair@LACAMFT.org.

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

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