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"Live" Zoom Event: CAMFT State of the Profession October 2023

  • 10/11/2023
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Zoom Webinar


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photo of CAMFT Executive Director Joy Alafia, CAE 

2023 CAMFT Presentation
"Live" Zoom Event

"State of the Profession"

Presented by: 

 Joy Alafia, CAE

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Zoom Webinar

1.0 CEs

While this is a 1.5 hour event, CAMFT advises us that not all of the presentation qualifies to earn 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 for the recording are here. You may receive CEs from only the "live" Zoom event, or the recording, but not both.

Note: This event listing was originally advertised as offering 1.5 CEs. For those who registered when it was set up that way, we will be issuing refunds for the overpayment. Your registration will stay intact. Please just be advised that participation will qualify you for 1.0 CEs only. We apologize for this error.

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.


  • Pre-Licensed RECAMFT Members: $12
  • Licensed RECAMFT Members and other CAMFT members: $15
  • Non-Members/General Admission: $18

Educational Goals

Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this 90-minute presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and priorities. There will also be updates on Medicare, the BBS, licensure portability, as well as California 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 1 change on the horizon on how MFTs work in today's world

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 (Provider #57173) 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

    • Refunds: Refunds may be requested up to 7 days before the event by contacting 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 1.0 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, and/or the chapter president at

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¿Buscas ayuda? Encuentre terapeutas que ofrezcan sesiones gratuitas de crisis y desastres naturales aquí. Visite Visite la NAMI Warmline. Toma una clase de yoga informada sobre el trauma. ¡Nos recuperaremos juntos!

Redwood Empire Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
is a CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider: License #57173. - PO Box 2732 - Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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