Upcoming events

RECAMFT Response to COVID-19

Due to ongoing concerns and in support of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, RECAMFT will continue to hold all chapter events virtually through Aug. 31, 2022. Keep an eye on our events page for updates throughout the year.  We encourage you to stay connected via the ListServ and continue to share helpful information with our community.

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RECAMFT Members - VERY IMPORTANT - you must use the same email you joined with when signing up for events.
Using a different email will cause the system to not recognize you are a member, and other issues. Thank you!

    • 07/11/2022
    • 12/31/2022
    • On-Demand
    Register

    photo of Barbara Griswold

    RECORDING OF
    Law & Ethics:

    What Should Be In Your Notes — But Probably Isn't

    Presented by: 

     Barbara Griswold, LMFT 


    This 3-CE on-demand Law & Ethics training will be available for purchase through December 31, 2022.

    Law & Ethics: What Should Be In Your Notes — But Probably Isn't (recorded program)

    • The recorded program is available immediately upon purchasing this training. You will receive an email with the subject "Purchase confirmation and instructions" which includes the link to watch the training.

    • 3 CEs available once all training requirements are completed (watch program in full, pass post-test and submit course evaluation)

    • On-Demand Program - watch at your convenience! Must be completed before December 31, 2022.

    A second 3-CE Law & Ethics recorded session on "How to Write a 10-Minute Treatment Plan" will be available from the live event on Saturday,  June 25, 2022, also being taught by Barbara Griswold. Please register for that separately at this link.

    Course Description         

    This is the recorded version of this training.

    Expert Barbara Griswold, LMFT will teach how to write brief notes that satisfy legal, ethical, and insurance expectations, in order to gain confidence in the event a records request comes in. She will outline new documentation requirements for telehealth. Barbara will introduce several note templates. The course will include sample progress notes with pointers for what “good” progress notes look like.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify how vague, illegible, or notes written long after the session can harm therapists and clients.

    2. Identify 11 common health plan documentation requirements.

    3. Define the "medical necessity criteria" used by health plans to approve ongoing treatment, and how to document this.

    4. Demonstrate the use of SOAP and other note templates

    5. Identify legal and ethical issues related to altering notes or writing late notes

    CEs

    Participants will receive 3 Law & Ethics CEs after watching this course in full and  completing a Speaker Evaluation and short post-test.

    Cost

    • $45 - RECAMFT Licensed Members and Licensed Members of other CAMFT chapters
    • $20 - RECAMFT Pre-Licensed Members and Pre-Licensed members of other CAMFT chapters
    • $65 - General Admission (open to the public, non-members of CAMFT)

    Register Here


    About Barbara Griswold

    book cover Navigating the Insurance Maze Barbara is a private practice consultant and the author of Navigating the Insurance Maze: The Therapist’s Complete Guide to Working with Insurance -- And Whether You Should, now out in its 8th edition.  In private practice in San Jose, she has been interviewed on NPR's “Morning Edition," and her articles have appeared in Psychotherapy Networker and The Therapist magazines.  She is a past member of CAMFT’s State Ethics Committee and Board of Directors, and former Oral Examiner for the BBS.  Her passion is helping therapists nationwide to master the business side of their practices. She invites members to contact her at her website, NavigatingtheInsuranceMaze.com.

    Location 

    On-Demand Video, a link to the recording will be emailed to registrants.

    Community Partnerships

    RECAMFT thanks our Sponsors for their generous help with our educational programs! 

    CPH Insurance logo

    Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

    • Refunds: Refunds are available only if requested on or before July 10th by contacting therapy@recamft.org. No refunds available after that date, because this program is offered as an on-demand recorded training per the terms described in this listing.

    • CE Certificate: You must view the entire recorded program, and complete a post test and an evaluation, in order to receive your CE credit certificate. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 3.0 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

    • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.

    Redwood Empire Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists is a CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider: License #57173.

    • 07/11/2022
    • 12/31/2022
    • On-Demand
    Register

    photo of Barbara Griswold

    RECORDING OF
    Law & Ethics:

    How to Write a 10-Minute Treatment Plan

    Presented by: 

     Barbara Griswold, LMFT 



    This 3-CE on-demand Law & Ethics training will be available for purchase through December 31, 2022.


    Law & Ethics: How to Write a 10-Minute Treatment Plan (recorded program)

    • The recorded program is available immediately upon purchasing this training. You will receive an email with the subject "Purchase confirmation and instructions" which includes the link to watch the training.
    • 3 CEs available once all training requirements are completed (watch program in full, pass post-test and submit course evaluation)

    • On-Demand Program - watch at your convenience! Must be completed before December 31, 2022.


    Another recorded 3-CE Law & Ethics training on "What Should Be in Your Notes -- But Probably Isn't" will be available, also taught by Barbara Griswold. Please register for that separately at this link.


    Course Description         

    This is the recorded version of this training.

    A treatment plan can protect both you and your clients, ensuring all parties have a clear understanding of the goals and progress being made. This webinar will give you the tools to help you write a brief treatment plan that fulfills the expectations of insurance and other oversight agencies.

    Topics include:

    • How treatment plans are different than progress notes
    • The bare essentials of a treatment plan
    • How to choose goals — and which goals to avoid
    • How objectives differ from goals
    • How to choose and describe interventions
    • How to update plans - and how often you should
    • How Medical Necessity Criteria of health plans affect goals
    Sample treatment plans will be provided to participants.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the four main components of a good treatment plan
    2. Define the difference between treatment goals and objectives
    3. Choose goals that are related to the diagnosis and medically necessary, so that they meet with insurance plan approval
    4. Identify the biggest mistake therapists make when documenting planned interventions
    5. Define "S.M.A.R.T." goals, and "The Golden Thread" of documentation

    CEs

    Participants will receive 3 Law & Ethics CEs after watching this course in full and  completing a Speaker Evaluation and short post-test.

    For an additional 3 Law & Ethics CEs, please also sign up for "Law & Ethics: What Should Be in Your Progress Notes - And Probably Isn't".

    Cost

    • $45 - RECAMFT Licensed Members and Licensed Members of other CAMFT chapters
    • $20 - RECAMFT Pre-Licensed Members and Pre-Licensed members of other CAMFT chapters
    • $65 - General Admission (open to the public, non-members of CAMFT)

    Register Here


    About Barbara Griswold

    book cover Navigating the Insurance Maze Barbara is a private practice consultant and the author of Navigating the Insurance Maze: The Therapist’s Complete Guide to Working with Insurance -- And Whether You Should, now out in its 8th edition.  In private practice in San Jose, she has been interviewed on NPR's “Morning Edition," and her articles have appeared in Psychotherapy Networker and The Therapist magazines.  She is a past member of CAMFT’s State Ethics Committee and Board of Directors, and former Oral Examiner for the BBS.  Her passion is helping therapists nationwide to master the business side of their practices. She invites members to contact her at her website, NavigatingtheInsuranceMaze.com.

    Location 

    On-Demand Video, a link to the recording will be emailed to registrants.

    Community Partnerships

    RECAMFT thanks our Sponsors for their generous help with our educational programs! 

    CPH Insurance logo

    Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

    • Refunds: Refunds are available only if requested on or before July 10th by contacting therapy@recamft.org. No refunds available after that date, because this program is offered as an on-demand recorded program per the terms described in this listing.

    • CE Certificate: You must view the entire recorded program, and complete a post test and an evaluation, in order to receive your CE credit certificate. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 3.0 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

    • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.

      Redwood Empire Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists is a CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider: License #57173.

      • 08/12/2022
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA


      AUGUST DAY-LONG BOARD RETREAT


      The RECAMFT Board of Directors holds a day-long retreat annually in the summer for long range visioning and planning for our organization. The 2022 Retreat will be held at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (https://oaec.org/group-retreats/).  


      This retreat is for RECAMFT board members only, who will be manually registered in advance (therefore, no registration option publicly available for the meeting). All other meetings, except the Annual Board Retreat, are always open to ALL members. 

      • Where: Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, 15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA, 707-874-1557
      • When: Fri., 8/12/22
      • Time: 10 am to 4 pm. Please arrive 15 min. early to allow time to park and walk 5-10 minutes downhill to the retreat center. 

      Meals, snacks included. 



      • 09/09/2022
      • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • DoubleTree Hotel, 140 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park, CA
      Register

      Hikers trekking across a mountain.

      SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING - In-Person at CAMFT Fall Symposium, DoubleTree Hotel, Rohnert Park

      Join the RECAMFT Board of Directors for our first LIVE and IN-PERSON monthly meeting, which is held the SECOND Friday monthly. CAMFT has very generously offered to host our meeting from 10 am to 12 pm at the DoubleTree Hotel, 140 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park.   

      All RECAMFT members are always welcome.

      This meeting is held LIVE and IN-PERSON at the CAMFT Fall Symposium, DoubleTree Hotel, 140 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park. Google map link

      To join us, please register here! Registration is required to attend our Board meeting. 

      Please note, no continuing education credits available for board meetings.


      • 09/09/2022
      • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
      • Zoom Virtual Meeting
      Register

      Bright pink and orange fabric being woven on a loom.

      Calling all fiber artists, painters,

      crafters, quilters, woodworkers, come all!


      Bring your work in progress to

      RECAMFT's virtual crafting circle!


      • Friday, September 9, 2022
      • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
      • Zoom Meeting

      Please join us for this opportunity to socially connect with other RECAMFT members in this virtual crafting circle. Bring any project that you're currently working on to this relaxed atmosphere. We can't wait to meet your creative side!

      You should receive a confirmation e-mail after registration that contains the Zoom link to join the day of the event. If you do not receive a Zoom link, please e-mail recamftmembership@gmail.com

      REGISTER HERE

      Hosted by Tara D'Orazio, LMFT, Membership Chair


      CE NOTICE: There are no CEs for this event.



        • 09/16/2022
        • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
        • Zoom Webinar
        Register
        Kristin Roscoe, Esq., CAMFT Attorney

         

        2022 CAMFT Presentation
        "Live" Zoom Event

        "Road to Licensure"

        Presented by: Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq.




          


        When: Friday, September 16, 2022, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Where: Zoom Webinar

        CEs: 2.0 if CE fee paid

        Cost: Free to attend; $24 for 2 CEs

        You do not need to be a CAMFT member to attend and earn CEs. 

        Register for the LIVE presentation: ONLINE VIA ZOOM


        Can't make it on that day? Register for the RECORDED VERSION of the same program.

        The recording will be made available on the Tuesday after the live event and will stay viewable for 3 weeks. See full details at the registration link for the recorded version

        Course Description         

        This two-hour presentation will provide an overview of the laws and regulations applicable to pre-licensees as they work toward licensure in marriage and family therapy. Topics to be discussed include the marriage and family therapy licensing process, supervised experience requirements for applicants, supervisor qualifications and the new supervision requirements, licensing examinations, and common employment issues pre-licensees encounter with their supervisors.



        Educational Goals

        Participants will gain a greater understanding of the licensure process, the rules and requirements, and the challenges facing pre-licensees working toward licensure.



        Learning Objectives

        Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

        1. Identify the requirements for counting hours toward licensure
        2. State the number of hours and the number of weeks of supervised experience pre-
          licensees are required to meet
        3. Identify how the “new” 90-day rule pertaining to post-degree hours differs from the “old” 90-day rule
        4. Identify appropriate work settings and common labor issues that arise in the employment of pre-licensees


        Continuing Education credits: 
        General Registration for RECAMFT members and the public is free, and does not include CEs, though the option to earn CEs can be added with payment of a processing fee. If you pay the CE fee, then you are eligible for 2 CEs by attending either the "live" event on Zoom in full, OR viewing the recorded program, but not both. After the event you will receive an e-mail with the speaker evaluation, a post-test, and a link to download your CE certificate.  If you do not need CEs, this event is free to attend. 

        About Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq.

        Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq., CAMFT Staff Attorney, takes CAMFT 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 in 2019, Kristin represented healthcare professionals and hospitals in medical malpractice 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.


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        Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

        • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

        • Refunds: Attendance is available for free. If you pay the fee to earn CEs for this event and you do not attend the "live" Zoom event on 9/16, you will be able to watch the recorded version and earn the CEs that way.  No refunds for the CE fee because of this alternate earning opportunity. Questions? Contact therapy@recamft.org.

        • CE Certificate: You must attend the entire presentation and complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your CE credit certificate. At the conclusion of this educational event, after confirming attendance, an email with a link to the test and evaluation form will be sent to all attendees who registered and paid for CEs. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

        • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.


        • 09/20/2022
        • 12:00 PM
        • 10/10/2022
        • 11:59 PM
        • Recorded Presentation
        Register
        This is the registration information for the RECORDED VERSION of this program.

        Kristin Roscoe, Esq., CAMFT Attorney

         

        2022 CAMFT Presentation:
        Recorded Version

        "Road to Licensure"

        Presented by: 

             Kristin Roscoe, Esq.  




        When: Recording available by Tuesday, September 20, to be viewable for three weeks after availability.

        Where: Recorded content, watch at your convenience

        CEs available (please choose the appropriate registration level if you want the CEs): 2.0 (post-test required)

        Cost: Free to view recording; $24 for 2 CEs


        You do not need to be a RECCAMFT member to register for this program and earn CEs. 

        If you sign up, you'll get an email once the recording is available, expected to be by September 20th.

        This registration is to receive a link to the recording that will be made of the presentation that will be held on Zoom on September 16th. This link to the recording will be emailed to registrants on the Monday or Tuesday after the event (depending on when CAMFT publishes it to us). The recording will be available to view for 3 weeks only. We will not be able to extend the date for when the recording is available.


        CEs are available to those who make payment, watch the video program in full, pass the post-test, and submit the course eval. If you purchase the CEs, you will need to contact RECAMFT after you watch the recording to get the link to the post-test and course eval. Instructions for all of this will be provided when the link to the recording is sent to you.

        Course Description         


        This two-hour presentation will provide an overview of the laws and regulations applicable to pre-licensees as they work toward licensure in marriage and family therapy. Topics to be discussed include the marriage and family therapy licensing process, supervised experience requirements for applicants, supervisor qualifications and the new supervision requirements, licensing examinations, and common employment issues pre-licensees encounter with their supervisors.

        Educational Goals

        Participants will gain a greater understanding of the licensure process, the rules and requirements, and the challenges facing pre-licensees working toward licensure.


        Learning Objectives

        Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

        1. Identify the requirements for counting hours toward licensure
        2. State the number of hours and the number of weeks of supervised experience pre-
          licensees are required to meet
        3. Identify how the “new” 90-day rule pertaining to post-degree hours differs from the “old” 90-day rule
        4. Identify appropriate work settings and common labor issues that arise in the employment of pre-licensees


        Continuing Education credits: 
        General Registration for RECAMFT members and the public is free, and does not include CEs, though the option to earn CEs can be added by payment of a processing fee. If you pay the CE fee, then you are eligible for 1.5 CEs by attending either the "live" event on Zoom in full, OR viewing the recorded program, but not both.  After you watch the recording, you will need to contact therapy@recamft.org for instructions to complete the speaker evaluation, a post-test, and get the link to download your CE certificate.
        If you do not need CEs, this recording can be viewed for free with registration.


        About Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq.

        Kristin W. Roscoe, Esq., CAMFT Staff Attorney, takes CAMFT 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 in 2019, Kristin represented healthcare professionals and hospitals in medical malpractice 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.



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          Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

            • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

            • Refunds: This recorded program is offered for free. Refunds are available for the CE fee only if requested on or before September 15th by contacting therapy@recamft.org. No refunds available after that date, because this program is offered as a recording per the terms described in this listing.

            • CE Certificate: If you have purchased the option for CEs, then you must view the entire recorded program, and complete a post test and an evaluation, in order to receive your CE credit certificate. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; CEs are provided only for those who purchase the option for CEs when they register.

            • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.


          • 10/05/2022
          • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
          • Zoom Webinar
          Register

          photo of CAMFT Executive Director Joy Alafia, CAE 

          2022 CAMFT Presentation
          "Live" Zoom Event

          "State of the Profession"



          Presented by: 

           Joy Alafia, CAE

          Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

          Zoom Webinar

          1.5 CEs


          Viewing this announcement from email? Registration page here

          Can't make the live event on Zoom that day? A recorded option is also available. Details and registration are here.


          Course Description         


          Join CAMFT Executive Director Joy Alafia, CAE, for an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members.


          Cost

          • Pre-Licensed RECAMFT Members: $18
          • Licensed RECAMFT Members and other CAMFT members: $22
          • Non-Members/General Admission: $27


          Educational Goals

          Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and the importance of a Professional Will. There will also be updates from BBS, as well as California and Federal legislative updates. Finally, discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service CAMFT provides. There will be ample time for Q&A.


          Learning Objectives

          After this program, participants will be able to:

          1) Recall at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills.

          2) Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists

          3) Identify important components of a Professional Will

          About Speaker

          Joy Alafia, CAE brings more than 17 years of association leadership experience to her new position. She begins her new role at CAMFT after her tenure as the President and CEO of the Western Propane Gas Association (WPGA), where she has advocated for renewable propane and
          equitable access for alternative sources of clean energy. Joy has spoken around the world about the importance of sustainable energy and is credited with transforming the propane industry’s focus and shifting its priorities to the commercialization of net zero-carbon energy solutions.

          Prior to her work at WPGA, she served as the Director of Business Products for the California Association of Realtors®, where she created innovative partnerships and business solutions for industry practitioners.

          Continuing Education credits: 
          You are eligible for 1.5 CEs by attending either the "live" event on Zoom in full, OR viewing the recorded program, but not both. If you attend this "live" Zoom event in full, then within 1 business day after the event is concluded, you will receive an e-mail with the speaker evaluation, and after you submit that, then you will get a link to download your CE certificate.


          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


          Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

            • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

            • Refunds: Refunds may be requested up to 7 days before the event by contacting therapy@recamft.org. No refunds are given beginning 7 days prior to the event. If a member cannot attend the event due to a mandatory evacuation or Public Safety Power Shut-off the day of the event, they can request and receive a refund with verification of address.

            • CE Certificate: You must attend the entire presentation and complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your CE credit certificate. At the conclusion of this educational event, after confirming attendance, an email with a link to the test and evaluation form will be sent to all attendees who attended the online event. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

            • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.


          • 10/07/2022
          • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
          • Zoom Virtual Meeting
          Register


          Calling all fiber artists, painters,

          crafters, quilters, woodworkers, come all!


          Bring your work in progress to

          RECAMFT's virtual crafting circle!


          • Friday, October 7, 2022
          • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
          • Zoom Meeting

          Please join us for this opportunity to socially connect with other RECAMFT members in this virtual crafting circle. Bring any project that you're currently working on to this relaxed atmosphere. We can't wait to meet your creative side!

          You should receive a confirmation e-mail after registration that contains the Zoom link to join the day of the event. If you do not receive a Zoom link, please e-mail recamftmembership@gmail.com

          REGISTER HERE

          Hosted by Tara D'Orazio, LMFT, Membership Chair


          CE NOTICE: There are no CEs for this event.



            • 10/07/2022
            • 12:00 PM
            • 10/28/2022
            • 11:59 PM
            • Recorded Presentation
            Register
            This is the registration information for the RECORDED VERSION of this program.

            photo of CAMFT Executive Director Joy Alafia, CAE 

            RECORDED PROGRAM:

            2022 CAMFT Presentation

            "State of the Profession"


            Presented by: 

             Joy Alafia, CAE

            1.5 CEs


            Viewing this announcement from email? Registration page here

            This listing is to register for the recorded program, however you can also register to attend the "live" event on Zoom instead.


            Course Description         


            Join CAMFT Executive Director Joy Alafia, CAE, for an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members.

            Cost

            • Pre-Licensed RECAMFT Members: $18
            • Licensed RECAMFT Members and other CAMFT members: $22
            • Non-Members/General Admission: $27


            Educational Goals

            Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and the importance of a Professional Will. There will also be updates from BBS, as well as California and Federal legislative updates. Finally, discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service CAMFT provides. There will be ample time for Q&A.


            Learning Objectives

            After this program, participants will be able to:

            1) Recall at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills.

            2) Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists

            3) Identify important components of a Professional Will


            Continuing Education credits

            You are eligible for 1.5 CEs by attending either the "live" event on Zoom in full, OR viewing the recorded program, but not both. If you register for this recorded version, you will get an email when the recording is available.  After you watch the recording, you will need to contact therapy@recamft.org for instructions to complete the speaker evaluation, a post-test, and get the link to download your CE certificate.


            About Speaker

            Joy Alafia, CAE brings more than 17 years of association leadership experience to her new position. She begins her new role at CAMFT after her tenure as the President and CEO of the Western Propane Gas Association (WPGA), where she has advocated for renewable propane and
            equitable access for alternative sources of clean energy. Joy has spoken around the world about the importance of sustainable energy and is credited with transforming the propane industry’s focus and shifting its priorities to the commercialization of net zero-carbon energy solutions.

            Prior to her work at WPGA, she served as the Director of Business Products for the California Association of Realtors®, where she created innovative partnerships and business solutions for industry practitioners.


            This registration is to receive a link to the recording that will be made of the presentation that is being held on Zoom on October 5th. This link to the recording will be emailed to registrants in two business days after the event (depending on when CAMFT publishes it to us). The recording will be available to view for 3 weeks only. We will not be able to extend the date for when the recording is available.


            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


            Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

              • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

              • Refunds: Refunds may be requested up till October 5th by contacting therapy@recamft.org.

              • CE Certificate: You must view the entire recorded presentation, then email RECAMFT for instructions on taking the post-test and submitting the course eval.  Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

              • Grievances: direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.


            • 10/21/2022
            • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
            • Zoom
            • 12
            Register

            Neon outline of a lightbulb on a black background.Got a case that's bothering you? Have you found yourself pondering an ethical dilemma? Join us for the Ethics Roundtable.  

            If you are a RECAMFT member, come and discuss it with colleagues in a confidential setting, and set your mind at ease. You don't have to have a case to discuss, but can just come to gain some knowledge from seasoned colleagues. The Ethics Roundtable will help you feel better and more confident in your clinical work. No CEs, but the 90 minutes will be well spent. 

            • Where: Zoom Meeting
            • When: Fri., Oct. 21, 2022
            • Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
            • You will be sent a Zoom link in your confirmation e-mail.

            About our committee chair

            photo of Reynda SeminaraReyna Seminara, LMFT is a past president of RECAMFT. She specializes in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy.  You can learn more about the Ethics Roundtable, which meets approximately three times each year, here

            Contact Reyna at RECAMFTethics@gmail.com

            Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email therapy@recamft.org.

            Grievances: Direct grievances to therapy@recamft.org, and/or the chapter president at recamftpresident@gmail.com.

            • 11/11/2022
            • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
            • Zoom Virtual Meeting
            Register


            Calling all fiber artists, painters,

            crafters, quilters, woodworkers,

            come all!


            Bring your work in progress to

            RECAMFT's virtual crafting circle!


            • Friday, November 11, 2022
            • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
            • Zoom Meeting

            Please join us for this opportunity to socially connect with other RECAMFT members in this virtual crafting circle. Bring any project that you're currently working on to this relaxed atmosphere. We can't wait to meet your creative side!

            You should receive a confirmation e-mail after registration that contains the Zoom link to join the day of the event. If you do not receive a Zoom link, please e-mail recamftmembership@gmail.com

            REGISTER HERE

            Hosted by Tara D'Orazio, LMFT, Membership Chair


            CE NOTICE: There are no CEs for this event.


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              • 12/09/2022
              • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
              • Zoom Virtual Meeting
              Register

              Hand holding wick making candle in seashell.


              Calling all fiber artists, painters,

              crafters, quilters, woodworkers, come all!


              Bring your work in progress to

              RECAMFT's virtual crafting circle!


              • Friday, December 9, 2022
              • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
              • Zoom Meeting

              Please join us for this opportunity to socially connect with other RECAMFT members in this virtual crafting circle. Bring any project that you're currently working on to this relaxed atmosphere. We can't wait to meet your creative side!

              You should receive a confirmation e-mail after registration that contains the Zoom link to join the day of the event. If you do not receive a Zoom link, please e-mail recamftmembership@gmail.com

              REGISTER HERE

              Hosted by Tara D'Orazio, LMFT, Membership Chair


              CE NOTICE: There are no CEs for this event.



              Past events

              06/25/2022 "Law & Ethics: How to Write a 10-Minute Treatment Plan" with Barbara Griswold, LMFT, Sat. June 25, 3 CEs
              06/24/2022 "Law & Ethics: What Should Be In Your Notes" with Barbara Griswold, LMFT, Fri. June 24, 3 CEs
              06/18/2022 June Pre-Licensed Walk & Talk Collaborative *CANCELLED*
              06/17/2022 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation
              06/11/2022 Peer-led Discussion Group: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
              06/10/2022 June Members Crafting Group
              06/10/2022 RECAMFT June Board Meeting via Zoom
              06/03/2022 The Justice Project presents Antiracism Consultation Group Demonstration with Dr. Shawan Worsley, PhD, LMFT, 2 CEs
              05/21/2022 May Pre-Licensed Walk & Talk Collaborative
              05/21/2022 The Justice Project presents "How to Be An Antiracist (Psychotherapist)" Discussion Group with Dr. Shawan Worsley, PhD, LMFT, 2 CEs
              05/20/2022 Peer-Led Discussion Group: 13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment
              05/16/2022 Recording: CAMFT Road To Licensure May 2022
              05/13/2022 "Live" Zoom Event: CAMFT Road To Licensure May 2022
              05/13/2022 May Members Crafting Group
              05/13/2022 RECAMFT May Board Meeting via Zoom
              05/12/2022 Community, Mental Health, and Law Enforcement: An Informal Discussion
              05/06/2022 Modern Day Alchemy: Creativity & Transformation with Felicia Matto-Shepard, LMFT, 1.5 CEs
              04/22/2022 The Justice Project presents "Antiracism through the Lens of Ava DuVernay's '13th'" with Dr. Shawan Worsley, PhD, LMFT, 2 CEs
              04/16/2022 April Pre-Licensed Walk & Talk Collaborative
              04/08/2022 April Members Crafting Group
              04/08/2022 RECAMFT April Board Meeting via Zoom
              04/01/2022 "Found At Sea: Depth Psychotherapy for Unfathomed Times" with Molly Merson, LMFT, 2 CEs
              03/25/2022 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation
              03/19/2022 March Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              03/18/2022 DON'T MISS! Author Francis Weller, LMFT "An Apprenticeship with Sorrow", 6 CEs
              03/11/2022 March Members Crafting Group
              03/11/2022 RECAMFT March Board Meeting via Zoom
              02/27/2022 RECAMFT Special Meeting of the Board via Zoom 2/27/22, 11 am
              02/25/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              02/19/2022 February Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              02/15/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              02/11/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              02/11/2022 February Members Crafting Group
              02/11/2022 RECAMFT February Board Meeting via Zoom
              02/04/2022 Using the Body to Regulate Emotion: Perspectives from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with Suzette Bray, LMFT, 1.5 CEs
              02/01/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              01/28/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              01/22/2022 January Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              01/18/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              01/14/2022 Members Paperwork Soiree
              01/14/2022 January Members Crafting Group
              01/14/2022 RECAMFT January Board Meeting via Zoom
              01/07/2022 RECAMFT Annual Members Meeting: Meet the new Board; Town Hall Q&A
              01/07/2022 "Al-Anon Family Groups provide support and recovery for family and friends impacted by a loved one’s addiction" with Bob Dalzell & panel, 2 CEs
              12/18/2021 December Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              12/10/2021 December Members Crafting Group
              12/10/2021 RECAMFT December Board Meeting via Zoom
              12/03/2021 "Cultural Competency: Working with First Responders" with Joel Fay, PsyD; 2 CEs
              11/20/2021 November Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              11/19/2021 RECAMFT Fire Season Support Group, led by Doreen Van Leeuwen, LMFT
              11/19/2021 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation
              11/12/2021 RECAMFT November Board Meeting via Zoom
              11/06/2021 Trauma Informed Yoga and iRest Meditation Series for Members - FREE - Led by Hannah Caratti, LMFT
              11/05/2021 "Trauma and the Neuroendocrine Cascade" with Dr. Rick Olcese, PsyD, Neuropsychologist 3 CEs
              10/23/2021 RECAMFT Fire Season Support Group, led by Doreen Van Leeuwen, LMFT
              10/22/2021 October Members Crafting Group
              10/16/2021 October Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              10/15/2021 Trauma Informed Yoga and iRest Meditation Series for Members - FREE - Led by Hannah Caratti, LMFT
              10/08/2021 RECAMFT October Board Meeting via Zoom
              10/05/2021 RECAMFT Fire Season Support Group, led by Doreen Van Leeuwen, LMFT
              10/04/2021 October 2021 CAMFT Presentation Recording: Road To Licensure
              10/02/2021 October CAMFT Live Presentation: Road To Licensure
              10/01/2021 A Conversation about Energetic Boundaries with Merle Yost, LMFT, 1.5 CEs
              09/27/2021 2021 CAMFT Presentation Recording: State of the Profession
              09/24/2021 2021 CAMFT Live Presentation: State of the Profession
              09/18/2021 September Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              09/17/2021 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation
              09/13/2021 RECAMFT Fire Season Support Group, led by Doreen Van Leeuwen, LMFT
              09/10/2021 September Members Crafting Group
              09/10/2021 RECAMFT September Board Meeting via Zoom
              09/04/2021 Trauma Informed Yoga and iRest Meditation Series for Members - FREE - Led by Hannah Caratti, LMFT
              09/03/2021 The Intersection of Diversity Issues, Mindful Facilitation & Group Process with Lee Mun Wah; 3 CEs
              08/20/2021 RECAMFT Annual Board Retreat, 10-3 on Zoom - focus: Strategic Planning
              08/11/2021 Trauma Informed Yoga and iRest Meditation Series for Members - FREE - Led by Hannah Caratti, LMFT
              07/26/2021 2021 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop RECORDING: Writing Letters/Opinions and Treatment of Minors
              07/23/2021 2021 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop: Writing Letters/Opinions and Treatment of Minors
              06/28/2021 2021 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop RECORDING: Testifying and Record Keeping
              06/25/2021 2021 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop: Testifying and Record Keeping
              06/19/2021 June Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              06/11/2021 Members Crafting Group
              06/11/2021 RECAMFT June Board Meeting via Zoom
              06/04/2021 "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Evidence-Based Treatment Strategies That Work!" with Dr. Robin Zasio; 3 CEs
              05/15/2021 May Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              05/14/2021 Members Crafting Group
              05/14/2021 RECAMFT May Board Meeting via Zoom
              05/07/2021 "23 Ways to Protect Your License From Licensing Board Investigations and From Civil Lawsuits" with Dr. Zur; 2 L&E CEs
              04/17/2021 April Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              04/09/2021 Members Crafting Group
              04/09/2021 RECAMFT April Board Meeting via Zoom
              04/02/2021 "Winnocott Goes Viral: A Look at Early Relationships Through Viral Videos" with Orit Weksler, LMFT, FREE event, 2 CEs
              03/29/2021 Members Co-Working Session
              03/23/2021 2021 CAMFT Presentation Recording: Road To Licensure
              03/20/2021 2021 CAMFT Live Presentation: Road To Licensure
              03/19/2021 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation
              03/12/2021 Members Crafting Group
              03/12/2021 RECAMFT March Board Meeting via Zoom
              03/05/2021 "Providing Effective Therapy to Clients with Autism" with Haleigh Scott, PhD; 3 CEs
              02/20/2021 Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              02/12/2021 Members Crafting Group
              02/12/2021 RECAMFT February Board Meeting via Zoom
              02/06/2021 "Porn and Relationships: Taking a Sex-Positive Approach" with Diane Gleim, LMFT, CST; 3 CEs, $30 for Non-RECAMFT Members
              01/21/2021 RECAMFT Peer Support
              01/16/2021 Pre-Licensed Collaborative
              01/15/2021 Members Crafting Group
              01/15/2021 RECAMFT January Board Meeting via Zoom
              01/08/2021 "Brainspotting: Trauma Therapy that Works!" with Lisa Larson, LMFT; 3 CEs, $30 for Non-RECAMFT Members
              12/11/2020 RECAMFT December Board Meeting via Zoom
              12/04/2020 "Motivational Interviewing: A Brief and Interactive Introduction" with Suzanne D. Alfandari, LMFT; 3 CEs, $30 for Non-RECAMFT Members
              11/07/2020 "What EVERY Therapist Should Know About Insurance, Including a Telehealth Billing Update" with Barbara Griswold, LMFT, 3 hrs, $30 for Non-CAMFT Members
              10/02/2020 Couples Therapy In The Age Of COVID: When Old Problems Require New Solutions, with Dr. Marty Klein, PhD, Fri. & Sat., Oct 2 & 3rd, 2020, 6 CEs
              09/18/2020 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation WebX event!
              09/04/2020 RECAMFT Online September Town Hall - Zoom meeting
              07/31/2020 RECAMFT July Board Meeting: Day-long retreat on Zoom (whee! ;-))
              07/24/2020 Anti-Racism Therapy: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence, 1.5 CEs, RPA Zoom event promoted by RECAMFT
              06/12/2020 RECAMFT June Board Meeting via Zoom
              05/08/2020 RECAMFT May Board Meeting via Zoom
              04/10/2020 RECAMFT April Board Meeting
              03/20/2020 Got a sticky case? Come discuss it with colleagues - confidentially - at the Ethics Roundtable, FREE case consultation event!
              03/13/2020 RECAMFT March Board Meeting
              03/07/2020 Walk & Talk for Prelicensed folks - FREE event, Sebastopol
              03/06/2020 Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy-The New Frontier: A Highly Effective Treatment for Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Suicidality, and End-of-Life Existential Angst with Christina Ingenito, LCSW & Jim Matto-Shepard, PhD, FREE event, 1.5 CEs, $15 for Non-CAMFT
              02/15/2020 Walk & Talk for Prelicensed folks - FREE event, Sebastopol
              02/14/2020 RECAMFT February Board Meeting
              02/07/2020 Understanding How Military Service Affects Families with John Schempf, LMFT, FREE event, 1.5 CEs, $15 for Non-CAMFT Chapter members
              02/01/2020 Walk & Talk for Prelicensed folks - FREE event, Sebastopol
              01/31/2020 2020 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop: Staying on the Good Side of the BBS with David Jensen, JD, Fri., Jan. 31, 2020, 6 CEs
              01/10/2020 RECAMFT January Board Meeting
              01/03/2020 Identifying the Effects of Hormones and Metabolism on Psychological States Throughout the Life Cycle with Jane Kennedy, CFNP, MN, MPH, FREE event, 1.5 CEs, $15 for Non-CAMFT Chapter members
              01/03/2020 Celebrate! RECAMFT Annual Members Meeting: fun, surprises and live music! FREE event!!
              12/13/2019 RECAMFT December Board Meeting
              12/06/2019 Compassion and Burnout with Andy Wallace, PhD, FREE event, 1.5 CEs, $15 for Non-CAMFT Chapter members
              11/15/2019