CAMFT’S 2016 FALL SYMPOSIUM
Mark your calendars to attend CAMFT’s Fall Symposium on November 12,
2016, at the San Ramon Marriott. Be sure to register early as seating is limited!
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH: WHAT YOU CAN DO
This article introduces the reader to the clinical distinctions between crisis
intervention and therapy, and outlines ways to become involved in the field
of disaster mental health.
CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS
The CAMFT Nominating Committee is looking for nominees to fill Board of Director
vacancies for the term beginning June 1, 2017. The deadline for applications
is October 28, 2016.
REGULATORY AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR TELEHEALTH: WHAT THERAPISTS NEED TO KNOW
California law has long recognized telehealth as a form of delivery of health
care and behavioral health services, but many psychotherapists practicing in
the state, including CAMFT members, have inquired as to the standards surrounding
the rendering of telehealth services. As a result, the Board of Behavioral
Sciences developed regulations on the standards of practice for telehealth
that became effective July 1, 2016. This article provides an overview of the
A PROMISE NOT TO TELL: THE ELIJAH W. CASE
This article will briefly review the duty of confidentiality for psychotherapists
as well as attorneys. It will also look at the exception carved out by CANRA
and Tarasoff and lastly, it will examine the Elijah W. case and explain the
THE MUDDLE OF MINORS AND PRIVILEGE
The issue of who can waive the psychotherapist-patient privilege on behalf
of minor patients is complex, and in this article Dave Jensen, JD, sets forth
some of the approaches to dealing with this
A QUICK LOOK AT THE CALIFORNIA VICTIMS COMPENSATION PROGRAM: 10 IMPORTANTQUESTIONS ANSWERED
This article will briefly review the California Victims Compensation Program.