CAMFT MEMBERS RESPOND TO VALLEY FIRE CHALLENGES
Laura Strom, LMFT and Gail Buuren, LMFT recount the Redwood Empire Chapter
of CAMFT’s response efforts to the wildfires that swept Northern California
this past September. Learn how the Chapter mobilized members trained in disaster
mental health response and hosted a walk-in clinic for the affected community.
WILDFIRES: IMPACT AND RECOVERY
Gary Brown, LMFT, weighs in on recovery and mental health in the aftermath
of a wildfire disaster. This interview transcript in the wake of the 2015
Northern California wildfires focuses on common reactions, coping tips, vulnerable
populations and other disaster mental health issues.
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 PAC CONTRIBUTORS
CAMFT would like to recognize and thank the many members that have contributed
to the State and Federal Political Action Committees.
WHAT THERAPISTS NEED TO KNOW WHEN WORKING WITH CONSERVATEES AND THEIR CONSERVATORS
This article will help orient therapists to the ins and outs of conservatorships
by reviewing the different types of conservatorships as well as the duties
of the different types of conservators.
SELECTING THE RIGHT VIDEO CONFERENCING TECHNOLOGY FOR TELEHEALTH: KEY ISSUES
FOR COVERED ENTITIES
This article discusses the general topic of providers utilizing Skype as the
source of videoconferencing technology. It explains why Skype is not considered
to be compatible with the requirements of HIPAA and recommends the use of HIPAA
compliant alternatives to Skype.
LEVIS & WHITE TEE-SHIRTS: WHEN TREATING MINORS
12 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, CONSENT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY EQUAL AUTHORIZATION
RELEASE CONFIDENTIAL MEDICAL INFORMATION
To whom does the therapist owe the duty of confidentiality if the client is
a minor? This article highlights the important and sometimes complicated legal
relationship between a child client, the therapist, and the parents.