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25 Ways To Protect Your License From Licensing Board Complaints.

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Course Description:
Ofer Zur, PhD, the founder of Zur Institute, will review current standards of care that all licensed marriage and family therapists need to maintain. Dr. Zur will outline 25 specific ways in which therapists need to pay close attention to their practice in order to avoid board complaints or civil lawsuits and keep their licenses. Dr. Zur will also briefly attend to the some of the complex issues related to therapists engaging with clients via texting and social media and some of the main ethical considerations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and telemental health.

Credit Hours:
2 Hours

Learning Objectives:
The presentation will provide an overview of:
  • Differentiate between ethical, legal, clinical, and risk management aspects of cases.
  • Identify the three most common complaints of state licensing boards filed against licensed psychotherapists and counselors.
  • Identify three common ethical challenges for telemental health practices..
  • List at least three ethical considerations and challenges for mental health professionals arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The user acknowledges that the workshops, handouts, and related course materials contained therein are intended for educational purposes only, and should not be considered to be legal advice or a substitute for legal or clinical consultation. These presentations address issues that are multi-faceted, and the user should not assume that the courses discuss every law, regulation, or ethical code that may be relevant to the subject matter. Legal and ethical standards are subject to change and it is always prudent to check to see whether a particular law, regulation, or ethical standard may have changed.

This course meets the BBS CE course requirement for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs which is required each for each license renewal cycle.

Refunds/Cancellations: CAMFT does not offer refunds for On-Demand Library purchase