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.
Board and Staff participated in 15 meetings with AAMFT-CA,
MFT Leadership Collaborative, MFT Stipend Council, BBS Board, BBS Executive
Officer, California Psychological
Association Executive Director, DHCS Waiver Advisory Group, DHCS Mental
Health & Substance
Use Disorder Services Integration Task Force, DHCS Medi-Cal Managed Care
Division Quarterly Performance Dashboard, Behavioral Health Treatment Stakeholders,
and Consortiums in Orange County, Sacramento, Inland Empire, Central
and San Diego. It is critical for CAMFT to have a place at the table
with other mental health professionals and regulatory bodies. These meetings
be a high priority.
CAMFT Legal Staff responded to 1429 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 16,270 people visited the CounselingCalifornia.com website with 13,694
of those being unique visitors. There were hits to 4,199 different
therapist profiles and 32,632 total page views. The CounselingCalifornia.com
tool is available to all clinical, associate and life members for the
purpose of promoting services to the public.
CAMFT held its Fall Symposium November 8-9, 2014, at the Hilton Berkeley Marina
Hotel. There were 256 people in attendance. The Fall Symposium
most complex and member requested topics. The next Fall Symposium will
be held in Southern California.
CAMFT hosted 2 “CAMFT Connects” meeting in Monterey and Fresno.
CAMFT member meetings provide additional opportunity for members
to connect with CAMFT leadership.
Staff made Law & Ethics presentations at 2 agencies and 2 chapters: Victor
Community Services, Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara, Chico Regional
and Sierra Foothills. The law and ethics seminar is a valuable training
gets consistently positive response from MFTs and other participants.
Chapter meetings are a prime opportunity for CAMFT leadership and staff
to hear directly
from members and exchange ideas for serving members.
Board and Staff made presentations at 1 chapter meeting and 1 agency: Marin
County Inaugural Fall Summit and Cal State Fullerton Graduate Student
Counseling Association. Chapter meetings are a prime opportunity for
and staff to hear directly from members and exchange ideas for
CAMFT participated as an exhibitor at 1 event: California Association
of School Social Workers in Lakewood. CAMFT promotes its member services
to other mental health practitioners as an additional professional
The CAMFT Finance, Purview, Political Action, Ethics, Nominating, and Crisis
Response and Education Resource Committees and Chapter Advisory Council met. If
you are interested in serving on a Committee in 2015-2016, please
send a cover letter indicating the committee in which you are interested
your resume to CAMFT at 7901 Raytheon, San Diego, CA 92111.
Committee appointments are made hy the President of the Board of Directors.
here for a list
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