Welcome to Behind the Scenes.” This monthly, online column provides members with a backstage pass to see what CAMFT is doing to serve our members and how we are working to ensure that the interests of LMFTs and MFT Interns and Trainees are being served.
CAMFT Staff participated in 8 meetings with California Coalition for Mental Health
Parity Committee Workgroup, Executive Director of California Psychological Association,
Executive Officer of BBS, BBS Policy and Advocacy Committee, Irregulars, Department
of Managed Health Care Stakeholders, Department of Managed Health Care Consumer
Provider Plan Agency Workgroup, and the Inland Empire MFT Consortium. It is critical
for CAMFT to have a place at the table with other mental health professionals
and regulatory bodies. These meetings will always be a high priority.
CAMFT Legal Staff responded to over 1,890 calls from members with questions
on legal, ethical and licensure issues. Access to this expert, legal guidance
is one of the most beneficial and popular member benefits.
Over 6,900 people visited the CounselingCalifornia.com website with
5,695 of those being unique visitors. There were hits to 3,010 different
profiles and 20,913 total page views. The newly re-designed CounselingCalifornia.com
marketing tool is available to all members for the purpose of promoting services
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CAMFT Board participated in 3 Chapter meetings: Los Angeles, Redwood Empire,
and Southwest Riverside County. CAMFT Staff made presentations at 1
Chapter meeting: Southwest Riverside County. Chapter meetings
are a prime opportunity for CAMFT leadership and staff to hear directly from
members and exchange ideas
for serving members. Click here to connect with your local chapter.
CAMFT Staff presented Law and Ethics seminars at 2 Chapters: Yolo-Solano and
Inland Empire. The law and ethics seminar is a valuable training tool that
gets consistently positive response from MFTs and other participants.
The CAMFT Leadership Conference was held on February 24 & 25, 2017 in
Irvine, CA. There were over 100 chapter volunteers in attendance representing
25 of the 29 active chapters of CAMFT. The Board also participated in this
event. The Chapter Leadership Conference is hosted each year by CAMFT to provide
education and networking opportunities to individuals volunteering within local
CAMFT hosted a “CAMFT Connects” meeting focusing on “Building
a Successful Practice” in Irvine, CA. More than 60 members participated.
CAMFT Connects provides an opportunity for members to connect with CAMFT
leadership and provide input for CAMFT’s direction.
The CAMFT 2018 Annual Conference & Continuing Education Planning, Audit,
Crisis Response Education and Resource, and Executive Committees, Connects
and Grassroots Task Forces, and the Educational Foundation Board of Directors
met. If you are interested in serving on a Committee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Committee appointments are made by the President of the Board of Directors. Click here for a list of Committees .
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