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    • August 29, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Wine Therapy, 732 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    Join SBCAMFT for happy hour with fellow pre-licensed students and interns. Make new friends, or connect with familiar ones, as we support one another along the road to licensure.
    • Santa Barbara Wine Therapy - 732 State Street
    • Tuesday, August 29th
    • 5:30pm–7:00pm
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    • September 22, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Marriott Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta 401 Storke Road Goleta, CA 92117
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    SBCAMFT's Annual Law & Ethics Workshop

    *FREE for SBCAMFT Members with valid Pre-Registration while space is available!

    "Fun with Subpoenas and the Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege!"



    David Jenson, JD, CAMFT Attorney

    (6 CE Hours)

    Friday September 22, 2017

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

    Course Description:

    David Jensen, J.D., will review the four fundamentals of the psychotherapy profession and he will also address the laws pertaining to the creation and destruction of the psychotherapist-patient privilege; the laws regarding holding, asserting, and waiving such privilege;  the types of witnesses a psychotherapist could be during a legal proceedings; and, dealing with and responding to subpoenas.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify the four fundamentals of practicing legally, ethically, safely and confidently.
    2. Identify the core components of the psychotherapist-patient privilege.
    3. Recite the basic rule of the psychotherapist-patient privilege.
    4. Discuss the fundamental concepts of holding, asserting, and waiving the privilege.
    5. Distinguish a percipient witness from a treating-expert witness and a retained expert witness. 
    6. Discuss the rules regarding lawful preparation and service of subpoenas.
    About David Jenson

    Dave Jensen has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. He was born in Flint, Michigan, but was raised in Tustin, California. Dave graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, and he received his law degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Dave passed the California bar examination in February 1999, and he did it on his first try! Before joining CAMFT, Dave worked for Foley & Lardner, a large national law firm, where he regularly established and advised nonprofit organizations. As an attorney with CAMFT, he consults with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas, and he is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine.  Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, and his popular What Does the Law Expect of Me? series, which includes Parts I, II, III, and IV, have helped therapists to better understand their legal and ethical obligations.

    *Registration on day of event begins at 8:30 am. Workshop starts promptly at 9:00 am. 

    **Upon completion of workshop, participants will earn 6 CE Credits.

    ***All registrants must pre-register in order to receive discounted rate. Registration will be $125.00 at-the-door for both members and non-members.

    **** Lunch Break 12 pm - 1pm (on your own)

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