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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, 202. 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.
Read RECAMFT's Diversity Statement for Presenters here.
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!

    • 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

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    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

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    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.


      • 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.


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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: 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.


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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: 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.



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