The Therapist March/April 2016 

LEARN, CONNECT, VOLUNTEER—WITH CAMFT
Volunteers define the heart of the work done at CAMFT. Learn how your talents can benefit your professional association most and let us know which Committee or Council you would like to join!

CAMFT’S 52ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE “THE FUTURE OF MENTAL HEALTH: TOOLS FOR THE THERAPIST’S TOOLBOX”
Registration is open for CAMFT’s 52nd Annual Conference, “The Future of Mental Health: Tools for the Therapist’s Toolbox,” at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in Los Angeles, CA, May 12–15, 2016. Early discount offered through March 6, 2016.

MFTs ON THE FRONT LINE
As part of the education component of its mission, the CAMFT Crisis Response Education and Resource Committee is publishing a series of articles to help expand awareness about disaster mental health issues.

SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Two stand-alone articles explain how a single payer healthcare (SPH) system will change the current healthcare landscape in the U.S. and explore the economic and social costs and benefits.

CAMFT RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE
The Outstanding Chapter Leader Awards were presented at the Chapter Leadership Conference in San Mateo, CA on February 20, 2016.

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, MFT interns, or MFTs conducting research/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.

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF COLLATERALS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY
This article will assist therapists in identifying the legal issues related to the participation of collaterals in therapy.

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THE CAMFT ETHICS COMMITTEE: AN INTERVIEW WITH CAMFT ETHICS COMMITTEE CHAIR, IRVING ZAROFF, JD, LMFT
This article offers a general overview of the function, authority, and composition of the CAMFT Ethics Committee.

Professional Exchange

CONSCIOUS UNCOUPLING: 5 STEPS TO LIVING HAPPILY EVER AFTER
CAMFT Annual Conference Closing Keynote Speaker Katherine Woodward Thomas summarizes the five steps involved in Conscious Uncoupling.

FROM VICTIMHOOD TO VICTORHOOD: TREATING PARTNERS OF SEX ADDICTS
CAMFT Annual Conference Opening Keynote Speaker Alexandria Katehakis explores the unique and often underprobed relational trauma experienced by partners of sex addicts.

Supervisors' Corner

CERTIFIED SUPERVISOR PROGRAM
Go above and beyond the requirements,learn about the benefits of becoming a CAMFT Certified Supervisor.