Calendar of Events


SFV-CAMFT numerous events to encourage professional development, networking opportunities, and access to resources in the field. SFV-CAMFT is an approved continuing education provider #62881 by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Please note there are no regular monthly meetings during the months of May, August and December.


We offer reciprocity to members of LA, SGV, and Santa Clarita Valley chapters of CAMFT. To get the $15 meeting rate, please have your Membership Chair send confirmation of your membership and your email address to: sfvcamftmember@gmail.com You will then receive confirmation of registration and an invoice, which must be paid upon receipt.


PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Starting with the February monthly membership meeting SFV-CAMFT will be providing 1.5 CEU's at each meeting.
  • Due to the longer CEU presentation the meeting agenda will no longer include structured networking, and meetings will now end at 11:15am.
  • Beginning with the April monthly membership meeting the chapter will now offer a student rate of $20 for non-chapter members, and has made a change to the week of/day of event registration.  Chapter member registration is $25, and non-member registration is $35.


Upcoming Events

    • March 27, 2020
    • May 08, 2020
    • 7 sessions
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register


    Virtual Support Group for Members


    Photo by Sergey Zolkin on Unsplash



    Dear Members,


    In an effort to provide support to our community, SFV-CAMFT will be offering a Free Virtual Support Group for all its members. This will be a non-clinical group, to provide a safe space where we can support each other, share resources, and stay connected.


    When: Weekly meetings on Fridays for the next 7 weeks


    Where: Meeting will be held via Zoom (link will be sent in confirmation email)


    Time 9:00am to 10:00am


    Price: Free to Chapter Members


    To Register:  Please click on the register button at the top-left. If you are not logged in yet, please be sure to log in here first.


    Please register at any time and attend as many or as few group meetings as you are able.


    The group will be facilitated by

    Mishka Kimball, LMFT

    SFV-CAMFT President Elect


    We hope you can join us and we thank you for your continued support to our chapter. 





    Questions? Contact our VP of Membership here   

    Grievances? Contact our President here  


    Accommodations? Contact our Hospitality Chair here  

    Policies: View a list of our policies here




    • April 05, 2020
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 120 S. Topanga Blvd. in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Cir
    Registration is closed

    This meeting is Canceled.

    Join us as we spend some relaxing time with colleagues, enjoy the great outdoors, and get in some exercise. Our hikes take about 1½ hours and go over moderate hills. We meet one Sunday every month except July, August, and September.

    Rain or holiday cancels event. 

    Bring water and wear comfortable shoes.


    Our next hike is:


    This meeting is Canceled.


    Sunday, April 5, 2019 

    8:45am

    120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd.

    Topanga, CA 90290

    (in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Circle Center)


    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members only, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Make sure you are logged in to your account here.

    If you have any questions, please email or

    call David Eshleman at 818-481-2271.


    Please review the hiking group guidelines that must be followed by all hiking group participants.


    Here is an image from our last gathering:






    You can find out more about our other SIGs here.


    Hope to see you there!

    David Eshleman

    Hiking SIG Chair




    • April 19, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364
    Register

    Membership Meeting


    Note:  This meeting has been moved to Zoom.



    with Darrin Ford, LMFT, CSAT-S, MBAT-S


    "The Clinical Application of Mindfulness-Based Recovery for Pornography Addiction"


    This presentation will define what pornography addiction is and is not. It will discuss the impact of pornography addiction on the individual and relationships. It will provide a non-biased, science-based focus. During the presentation the audience will also be introduced to the origins of mindfulness both in the West and East as well as research supporting mindfulness-based treatment of pornography addiction. There will be an experiential activity as well as neurological brain scan data presented. The presentation will also discuss the impact of pornography use on minority communities such as the LGBTQ community as well as how past discrimination complicates treatment of pornography addition in this community. Included will be personable stories and arguments made on how neural plasticity and compassion-based interventions affect the body and treatment. Clear science-based evidence will be presented displaying the correlational relationship between mindfulness-based focus and the reduction of impulsive reactivity. A clear definition of what mindfulness is will be presented as well and what it is not. The key principals of mindfulness will also be shared. The presentation discusses the impact pornography addiction has had on our society in general.

    Learning Objectives

    In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify 3 causes of the current explosion of pornography use in our society.

    2. Give clear definition of pornography addiction.
    3. Describe 3 ways that pornography addiction affects partners of addicts.
    4. Describe 3 mindfulness bases interventions for the treatment of addiction.

    Presenter:

    Darrin Ford, LMFT, CSAT-S, MBAT-S is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified by The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as a Clinical Supervisor of Associate Therapists. As co-founder of Sano Center for Recovery, he has integrated mindfulness into the treatment of those struggling with addiction. He has also worked mentoring therapists in the utilization of mindfulness and the development of their private practice. In addition Darrin is a nationally recognized speaker, founder of Sano Press LLC, and an internationally published author. His books include,"Awakening from the Sexually Addictive Mind: A Compassionate Guide to Recovery," co-author to "Transforming the Addictive Mind," and co-author to "The Recovery Coach Client Handbook."



    Sponsored by: 


                     TBA     


    When:

              Sunday, April 19, 2020


    Time: 

    9am-9:15am Check-In/Networking*

    9:15am-9:30am Meeting Updates/Chapter Announcements*

    9:30am-11am CEU/Speaker Presentation

    11am-11:15am Questions for Speaker*

    11:15am-11:30am Break*

    11:30am-1:30pm Board Meeting*


    This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.

    Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEU completion certificates will be awarded when participants complete the course evaluation after speaker presentation.

    * = non CEU portion of course



    Place:

    Woodland Hills Country Club (Grand Ballroom)

    21150 Dumetz Road Woodland Hills, CA 91364

    The Country Club does not allow denim. This location is ADA compliant.


    This meeting has been moved to Zoom.


    Price/Registration:


    SFV-CAMFT chapter members

    $15 (online until April 14 at 11:59pm)


    Non chapter members

    $25 (online until April 14 at 11:59pm)

    $20 (STUDENTS ONLY - online until day before event 11:59pm)


    No phone or email RSVP.

    No cash or check, credit card only (we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover).

    Email us for Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and Santa Clarita Valley chapter reciprocity.

    To Register:  Please click on the register button at the top-left. If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in  here first.


    Questions? Contact our VP of Membership here   

    Grievances? Contact our President here  


    Accommodations? Contact our Hospitality Chair here  

    Policies: View a list of our policies here

    CAMFT-approved Continuing Education Provider #62281

    SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.



    • May 03, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • To be given upon registration
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Dear SFV members,


    Postponed to August,

    (stay tuned for details).

     

    We cordially invite all members, new and old, to join us as we extend a warm SFV-CAMFT welcome to our newest members. Let's enjoy a light lunch and have a fun afternoon together!


    Sunday, May 3, 2020  -->  Sunday, August ?, 2020

    1-3pm

    Home of Mim Collins in Valley Village

    Address will be sent in confirmation email when participants RSVP.


    This is a great opportunity to meet the board, network with other therapists, mingle in a more intimate setting, and get to connect with more colleagues. We hope you can join us!


    Bring your business cards, fliers, and brochures to exchange and participate in an opportunity drawing.


    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members only, but please register online by Sunday, April 26 at 11:59pm for an accurate headcount. Email if you have any questions.


    Here is an image from one of our last gatherings:





    Hope to see you there!

    Shari Manculich

    VP of Membership


     

    • May 15, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364
    Register

    Supervisors Workshop



    with Curt Widhalm, LMFT


    "Supervision in Private Practice: Legal and Ethical Issues"


    'Come get 6 C.E.U.'s.  Note: Does Not qualify for Law and Ethics'


    Supervisors considering hiring an associate must navigate a host of labor and regulatory laws that often go behind their desire to mentor future professionals. This workshop covers the employment regulations for new and existing small employers, navigating the dual roles of employer and mentor, and providing structure for supervision.


    Learning Objectives

    In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify the four necessary employment forms required by the IRS and EDD to be completed for new employees.

    2. Compute three wage and compensation rate possibilities for employees for each payroll period.

    3. Critique four components of a supervisory informed consent document.

    4. Identify three advertising requirements of pre-licensees in private practice.

    5. Interpret four ethical principles for supervisory relationships.        


    About the Presenter:

    Curt Widhalm, LMFT is in private practice in West LA & Encino where he works with adolescents and is certified in EMDR. He is the Chief Financial Officer on the CAMFT Board of Directors, is the co-host of The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide podcast, and co-founder of the Therapy Reimagined Conference. Curt is a former California Board of Behavioral Science Subject Matter Expert and is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University.


        

    Sponsored by:

           

                     T.B.A.


    When:


         Friday, May 15, 2020


    Time:

    8:30am-9am Registration/Networking/Light Breakfast*

    9am-12pm CEU/Speaker Presentation

    12pm-12:30pm Lunch*

    12:30pm-3:30pm CEU/Speaker Presentation

    3:30pm-3:45pm CEU Certificate Pick-Up/Networking*

    Does not qualify for Law and Ethics.

    This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.

    Course meets the qualifications for 6 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEU completion certificates will be awarded when participants complete the course evaluation after speaker presentation.

    * = non CEU portion of course


    Place:

         Woodland Hills Country Club (Grand Ballroom)

            21150 Dumetz Road Woodland Hills, CA 91364

    The Country Club does not allow denim. This location is ADA compliant.

    Room will be chilled; please dress accordingly.

     

    Price:

         SFV-CAMFT chapter members

      $60 (online until Friday, May 1st) / $80 (May 2-14)

         Non chapter members     

      $120 (online until Friday, May 1st) / $140 (May 2-14)

      $175 (at the door if space permits)

             No phone or email RSVP. Walk-ins OK.

             No cash or check, credit cards only (we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

             Includes light breakfast and lunch.

             Email us for

            Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and Santa Clarita Valley chapter reciprocity.

          To Register:  Please click on the register

          button at the top-left. If you are not

          logged in yet and are a member of our

          chapter, please be sure to log in 

          here first.

      

    Questions? Contact our VP of Membership here 


    Grievances? Contact our President here 


    Accommodations? Contact our Hospitality Chair here 


    Policies: View a list of our policies here


     

    Refund Policy 

    Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT before one week prior to the event. A $2 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through the cancellation deadline. There will be no refunds on requests received after one week prior to the event. The President has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy. To request a refund, click here



    CAMFT- approved Continuing Education Provider #62281

    SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage & Family Therapists. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
    • May 17, 2020
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 120 S. Topanga Blvd. in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Cir
    Register

    Join us as we spend some relaxing time with colleagues, enjoy the great outdoors, and get in some exercise. Our hikes take about 1½ hours and go over moderate hills. We meet one Sunday every month except July, August, and September.

    Rain or holiday cancels event. 

    Bring water and wear comfortable shoes.


    Our next hike is:


    Sunday, May 17, 2019 

    8:45am

    120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd.

    Topanga, CA 90290

    (in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Circle Center)


    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members only, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Make sure you are logged in to your account here.

    If you have any questions, please email or

    call David Eshleman at 818-481-2271.


    Please review the hiking group guidelines that must be followed by all hiking group participants.


    Here is an image from our last gathering:






    You can find out more about our other SIGs here.


    Hope to see you there!

    David Eshleman

    Hiking SIG Chair




    • June 04, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Will be sent with registration confirmation.
    • 25
    Register


                

        


    As pre-licensed therapists, we have so much to offer each other - support, information, horror stories, job recommendations, connections, and more. We continue to support each other throughout our careers and journey to licensure!


    If you are licensed, please pass this on to your associates or any pre-licensed individual in your community ~ open to all!


    Join the next 3000 Club gathering:


    Let's get together and have an open discussion about our struggles and successes over coffee and a salad!


    Thursday, June 4, 2020

    6:30pm-8:30pm

    Panera Bread


    Address will be sent in confirmation email when participants RSVP.

    May be at different locations each meeting.

    SIG meets every other month, but there may be other resources available in between.



    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members and non-members, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Email if you have any questions.


    Limited to 25 participants.

    If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in here first.


         Here is a picture from our last gathering in December:

     

                     



    • June 14, 2020
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 120 S. Topanga Blvd. in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Cir
    Register

    Join us as we spend some relaxing time with colleagues, enjoy the great outdoors, and get in some exercise. Our hikes take about 1½ hours and go over moderate hills. We meet one Sunday every month except July, August, and September.

    Rain or holiday cancels event. 

    Bring water and wear comfortable shoes.


    Our next hike is:


    Sunday, June 14, 2019 

    8:45am

    120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd.

    Topanga, CA 90290

    (in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Circle Center)


    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members only, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Make sure you are logged in to your account here.

    If you have any questions, please email or

    call David Eshleman at 818-481-2271.


    Please review the hiking group guidelines that must be followed by all hiking group participants.


    Here is an image from our last gathering:






    You can find out more about our other SIGs here.


    Hope to see you there!

    David Eshleman

    Hiking SIG Chair




    • August 06, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Will be sent with registration confirmation.
    • 25
    Register


                

        


    As pre-licensed therapists, we have so much to offer each other - support, information, horror stories, job recommendations, connections, and more. We continue to support each other throughout our careers and journey to licensure!


    If you are licensed, please pass this on to your associates or any pre-licensed individual in your community ~ open to all!


    Join the next 3000 Club gathering:


    Let's get together and have an open discussion about our struggles and successes over coffee and a salad!


    Thursday, August 6, 2020

    6:30pm-8:30pm

    Panera Bread


    Address will be sent in confirmation email when participants RSVP.

    May be at different locations each meeting.

    SIG meets every other month, but there may be other resources available in between.



    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members and non-members, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Email if you have any questions.


    Limited to 25 participants.

    If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in here first.


         Here is a picture from our last gathering in December:

     

                     



    • December 03, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Will be sent with registration confirmation.
    • 25
    Register


                

        


    As pre-licensed therapists, we have so much to offer each other - support, information, horror stories, job recommendations, connections, and more. We continue to support each other throughout our careers and journey to licensure!


    If you are licensed, please pass this on to your associates or any pre-licensed individual in your community ~ open to all!


    Join the next 3000 Club gathering:


    Let's get together and have an open discussion about our struggles and successes over coffee and a salad!


    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    6:30pm-8:30pm

    Panera Bread


    Address will be sent in confirmation email when participants RSVP.

    May be at different locations each meeting.

    SIG meets every other month, but there may be other resources available in between.



    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members and non-members, but please register online to let us know you are coming. Email if you have any questions.


    Limited to 25 participants.

    If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in here first.


         Here is a picture from our last gathering in December:

     

                     



Past Events

April 02, 2020 Moved to Zoom - Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
March 15, 2020 CANCELLED - DBT Strategies in the Treatment of Emotion Dysregulation"
March 08, 2020 Hiking Group
February 29, 2020 Special Shared Event - "Theatre of the Mind"
February 16, 2020 Hiking Group
February 09, 2020 "More than Meets the Eye: Linking Nutrition to Behavioral Health"
February 06, 2020 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
January 19, 2020 Hiking Group
January 12, 2020 "Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma: The Role of Provider Mindfulness and Self Care"
December 08, 2019 Hiking Group
December 05, 2019 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
November 10, 2019 Therapists and Medical Issues: What You Need to Know and Why
November 03, 2019 Hiking Group
November 02, 2019 SFV-CAMFT Volunteer Appreciation Event
November 01, 2019 2020 Annual Meeting Package Special
October 20, 2019 "Power, Privilege and Allyship in the Therapy Room"
October 13, 2019 State of the Profession
October 06, 2019 Annual Pre-Licensed Event: "Learn It, Live It, Launch It"
September 29, 2019 Hiking Group
September 15, 2019 Experiential Process Group Event
September 08, 2019 Family Grief: How You Can Help Clients Navigate Grief Tsunamis Together
August 11, 2019 Social Networking Event
August 08, 2019 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
July 14, 2019 The Business of Practice: Are You and Your Practice at Risk?
July 09, 2019 Special Event at Inneractions IOP - "Emotion-Focused Therapy for Individuals (EFT-I): The Transforming Power of Emotions"
June 23, 2019 Experiential Process Group Event
June 21, 2019 Supervisors Special Interest Group
June 14, 2019 "Legal and Ethical Issues Workshop"
June 09, 2019 Hiking Group
June 06, 2019 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
June 02, 2019 "The Power of Metaphor Assists Clients in Unlocking New Perspectives "
May 19, 2019 Annual New Members Welcome Lunch
May 05, 2019 Hiking Group
April 28, 2019 Somatic Practices Group
April 14, 2019 "Narcissist: The Skilled Abuser (Part II: Behind the Mask)"
April 11, 2019 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
April 07, 2019 Hiking Group
March 24, 2019 "Proprioceptive Writing: A Powerful Process for Therapists and Clients"
March 21, 2019 BONUS MEETING - Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
March 10, 2019 "Creating Authentic Connections: Healing Relational Trauma within the Family System"
March 03, 2019 Somatic Practices Group
March 03, 2019 Hiking Group
February 23, 2019 Special Shared Event - "Theatre of the Mind"
February 10, 2019 "4 Legal Divorce Options: Are You Prepared to Guide Clients Effectively"
February 07, 2019 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
February 03, 2019 Hiking Group
January 13, 2019 "SoulCollage®: - Images Start the Conversation Toward Healing"
January 06, 2019 Hiking Group
December 06, 2018 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
December 02, 2018 Hiking Group
November 30, 2018 SFV-CAMFT Appreciation Event
November 30, 2018 Supervisors Special Interest Group
November 11, 2018 "De-coding Eating Disorder Urges and Understanding Their Purpose"
November 04, 2018 Hiking Group
November 01, 2018 Annual Meeting Package Special
October 28, 2018 Somatic Practices Group
October 26, 2018 "Opioids and The Opioid Crisis: What Therapists Need to Know in 2018 and in the Future."
October 21, 2018 Pre-Licensed Event: "Your Journey to and through Licensure: Preparing for Success!"
October 14, 2018 "Your Clients are not Immune: Uncovering the Myth of Modern-Day Slavery in our own Backyard"
October 07, 2018 "Uncovering Implicit Bias: Cultural Diversity in 2018"
September 30, 2018 Hiking Group
September 23, 2018 Somatic Practices Group
September 23, 2018 State of the Profession
September 13, 2018 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
September 09, 2018 Experiential Process Group Event
August 24, 2018 Supervisors Special Interest Group
August 19, 2018 Somatic Practices Group
August 12, 2018 Social Networking Event
August 09, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group
July 22, 2018 Experiential Process Group Event
July 08, 2018 Somatic Practices Group
July 08, 2018 "Sacrificial Helping Syndrome: Why do we give more than we have?"
June 22, 2018 "NEW TOPIC - Legal and Ethical Issues Workshop"
June 21, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
June 10, 2018 Hiking Group
June 03, 2018 "Narcissist: The Skilled Abuser - Helping Clinicians find their Forensic Lens"
May 30, 2018 Supervisors Special Interest Group
May 17, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
May 06, 2018 New Members Welcome Lunch
May 06, 2018 Hiking Group
April 30, 2018 Member Directory Advertising 2018
April 29, 2018 Somatic Practices Special Interest Group
April 16, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
April 15, 2018 Hiking Group
April 08, 2018 "Sex Therapy Do's and Don'ts: Musings of a Sex Therapist"
March 25, 2018 Experiential Process Group Event
March 19, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
March 11, 2018 "The Legal and Ethical Use of Social Media in Your Practice"
March 04, 2018 Hiking Group
February 26, 2018 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
February 21, 2018 Supervisors Special Interest Group
February 11, 2018 "The Psychology of Money and Your Practice"
February 04, 2018 Hiking Group
January 14, 2018 New Beginnings: Annual Experiential Event "Bearing Witness: Reciprocity, Narrative, and Healing"
January 07, 2018 Hiking Group
December 11, 2017 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
December 03, 2017 Hiking Group
November 15, 2017 Supervisors Special Interest Group
November 12, 2017 State of the Profession
November 05, 2017 Pre-Licensed Event: "On the Journey to Licensure: Preparing for Success"
November 05, 2017 Hiking Group
November 01, 2017 Annual Meeting Package Special
October 26, 2017 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
October 22, 2017 Experiential Process Group Event
October 08, 2017 "Using the Body to Regulate Emotion: Perspectives from DBT"
October 01, 2017 Hiking Group
September 17, 2017 Experiential Process Group Event
September 10, 2017 "Being All That: Building Self-Esteem in our Trumped-Up Age"
August 24, 2017 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
August 13, 2017 Social Networking Event
July 21, 2017 "Legal and Ethical Issues Workshop"
July 17, 2017 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
July 16, 2017 "Legalization of Marijuana: Legal Perspectives Clinicians Need to Know"
June 25, 2017 "Mindfulness with Children, Teens, and Families"
June 04, 2017 Hiking Group
May 07, 2017 Hiking Group
April 27, 2017 Pre-Licensed Group "Pot Luck"
April 23, 2017 "Barriers to Multicultural Sex Therapy: What Therapists Need to Know"
April 02, 2017 Hiking Group
March 19, 2017 "Affirmative Therapy with Transgender Clients"
March 05, 2017 New Members Welcome Lunch
March 05, 2017 Hiking Group
February 12, 2017 "Bipolar Disorders: Diagnostic and Clinical Considerations"
February 10, 2017 Member Directory Advertising 2017
February 05, 2017 Hiking Group
January 22, 2017 New Beginnings: Annual Experiential Event "Creativity Tools for a Mindful Practice"
January 08, 2017 Hiking Group
December 04, 2016 Hiking Group
November 13, 2016 "Branding and Niche Marketing for Therapists: Growing Your Practice by Being Who You Are"
November 06, 2016 Hiking Group
November 01, 2016 Annual Meeting Package Special
October 16, 2016 Pre-Licensed Event: FAQ's for Interns and Trainees
October 16, 2016 Hiking Group
October 09, 2016 "Dream Interpretation for the Everyday Clinician"
September 11, 2016 "State of the Profession"
August 28, 2016 Social Networking Event
August 17, 2016 Pre-Licensed Group "Social Media"
July 15, 2016 Member Directory Advertising
July 10, 2016 "Networking Strategies to Grow Your Practice"
June 24, 2016 "Legal and Ethical Issues Workshop"
June 22, 2016 Pre-Licensed Group "Elevator Speech & Branding"
June 12, 2016 Hiking Group
June 05, 2016 "Working with the Self-Injury Hidden in Your Practice: Resources for Clinicians"
June 02, 2016 West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders
May 22, 2016 New Members Welcome Lunch
May 01, 2016 Hiking Group
April 20, 2016 Pre-Licensed Group
April 17, 2016 Mental Health Professionals Networking Mixer
April 10, 2016 "Flashes, Hunches, and Gut Feelings: The Centrality of Clinical Intuition"
April 03, 2016 Hiking Group
March 13, 2016 Hiking Group
March 07, 2016 MEETINGS BUNDLE
March 06, 2016 "It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: Reclaiming the Family Meal as a Way to Connect"
February 21, 2016 Hiking Group
February 08, 2016 MEETINGS BUNDLE
February 07, 2016 "The Brain Science of Love, Monogamy, & Attraction"
January 17, 2016 Hiking Group
January 10, 2016 New Beginnings: Annual Experiential Event "Laughter Yoga: The 'C' Word"
December 06, 2015 Hiking Group
November 23, 2015 Annual Meeting Package Special
November 08, 2015 "Grief Across the Ages "
November 01, 2015 Hiking Group
October 11, 2015 "Helping Children & Teens: Theory, Tips & Tricks "
October 04, 2015 Hiking Group
September 27, 2015 Good Vibrations: Using Drums for Yourself and Your Therapy Practice
September 26, 2015 Afternoon Session-The New ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes and Other Insurance Essentials EVERY Therapist Should Know
September 26, 2015 The New ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes and Other Insurance Essentials EVERY Therapist Should Know
September 20, 2015 "The Healing Music of Afro-Latino Music "
September 09, 2015 Supervisors Special Interest Group (SIG)
July 26, 2015 "Making the Invisible Visible: Therapy with Transgender Youth & Seniors"
June 28, 2015 Membership Meeting - "From the Top " with Jill Epstein, JD
June 17, 2015 Supervisors Special Interest Group (SIG)
June 07, 2015 EPG: "What's So Good About Bad Feelings? The Inner Journey" with Judith Fraser, LMFT
June 07, 2015 Hiking Group
May 03, 2015 New Members Welcome Lunch
May 03, 2015 Hiking Group
April 19, 2015 "Beyond the Empty Chair:An Experiential Introduction to Gestalt Therapy"
April 12, 2015 "Imago Relationship Theory & Therapy"
March 29, 2015 Hiking Group
March 23, 2015 Pre-licensee Social
March 15, 2015 "Natural Personalities: A Resolution Revolution"
March 11, 2015 Supervisors Special Interest Group (SIG)
March 01, 2015 Hiking Group
February 16, 2015 Pre-licensee Social
February 15, 2015 "Awaken Your Business Intuition: How to Use Your Inner Power as a Therapist"
February 08, 2015 "Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-compassion "
February 01, 2015 Hiking Group
January 11, 2015 "New Beginnings: Annual Experiential Event"
December 10, 2014 Supervisors Special Interest Group (SIG)
December 07, 2014 Hiking Group
November 09, 2014 "A Psychiatrist's View on Psychotherapy, Psychotropic Medication, and Collaboration Between the Professions"
November 02, 2014 "Social Networking Event"
November 02, 2014 Hiking Group
October 26, 2014 Annual Pre-licensed Event
October 17, 2014 Crisis Response Event
October 14, 2014 Pre-licensee Social
October 12, 2014 “Finding Order in Personality Disorders: The DSM-V and Beyond”
October 05, 2014 Hiking Group
September 28, 2014 “Vibrational Healing: Creating a Sound Bath with Gongs & Tibetan Singing Bowls”
September 23, 2014 Pre-licensee Social
September 22, 2014 Annual Meeting Package Special

2020 Meeting Dates

January 12        July 12

February 9        September 13

March 15          October 11

April 19            November 8

June 7


Upcoming events

April 03, 2020 9:00 AM • Zoom Meeting
April 05, 2020 8:45 AM • 120 S. Topanga Blvd. in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Cir
April 10, 2020 9:00 AM • Zoom Meeting

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Refund Policy


Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT before one week prior to the event. A $2 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellation of a paid event, through the cancellation deadline. There will be no refunds on requests received after one week prior to the event. The President has discretion to issue refunds that do not comply with the policy.


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Refund policy 
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