The Therapist November/December  2017

Professional Exchange

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.

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.

Legal Department Staff Articles

THOUGHTFUL TRANSITIONS
This article is intended to discuss specific legal and ethical issues which should be considered when a therapist is exiting a work setting.

THE ‘TRAINEE’ THAT COULD!
This article discusses issues around supervised experience and advertising for MFT Trainees.

Also in This Issue:

ARE YOU READY TO EXPAND YOUR SKILLS IN THE FIELD OF DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH?
We encourage you to become part of the CAMFT Crisis Response Professional Development Group, which will allow us to build a community of LMFT crisis responders by sharing ideas, interesting seminars, and field experience.

CAMFT PAC CONTRIBUTORS
CAMFT would like to recognize and thank the many members that have contributed to our State and Federal Political Action Committees.

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 or Agency Award.