CAMFT’S 2015 FALL SYMPOSIUM
Mark your calendar to attend CAMFT’s Fall Symposium on November 14-15,
2015, at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
Hotel. Be sure to register early as seating is limited!
CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS
The CAMFT Nominating Committee is seeking a rich mix of licensed and aspiring
marriage and family therapists to guide
the organization’s future by serving on the CAMFT Board. The deadline
for applications is October 30, 2015.
CAMFT SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANT AVAILABLE
CAMFT’s Educational Foundation is offering three scholarships and one
grant. Students pursuing a degree in marriage and family therapy and marriage
and family therapists conducting research or pursuing advanced education are
eligible to apply.
NOMINATIONS FOR CAMFT HONORS AND AWARDS
Nominations are now being accepted by the Honors Committee for the Mary Riemersma
Distinguished Clinical Member, Honorary Distinguished Member, Clark Vincent
Award, and School and Agency Award.
CAMFT’s 2015 DEMOGRAPHIC SURVEY: A SNAPSHOP OF THE “TYPICAL” CALIFORNIA
The 2015 demographic survey of the practice and experience of CAMFT members
was conducted in the months of January and February. There were 15,464 clinical
and 10,930 pre-licensed surveys sent with a 16% composite return rate. The
following is a summary of the survey highlights in both categories of membership
HOW DOES THE EXAM RESTRUCTURE AFFECT YOU?
Effective January 1, 2016, the examination structure for LMFTs will be changing.
This article and the accompanying chart provide an explanation of the new exam
structure and the factors which determine whether and when an LMFT applicant
is required to take the new licensing exams.
POSSESSION VERSUS VIEWING IN BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY LAWSUITS
Does the mere loss of possession of your patient records automatically mean
that you have breached your patient’s right to confidentiality? Two
recent appellate court decisions examined this question, and the answer may
YOU, YELP, AND SOCIAL MEDIA
This article discusses options for a marriage and family therapist who is the
subject of a negative online review or defamatory statement; provides information
about using social media; and, discusses CAMFT social media policy.