Calendar of Events


SFV-CAMFT hosts monthly meetings 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 meetings during the months of May, August and December.


Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Rd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Map to Monthly Meeting Location
(NO DENIM ALLOWED IN THE COUNTRY CLUB)


We offer reciprocity to members of LA and SGV chapters of CAMFT. To get the $10 meeting rate, please have your Membership Chair send confirmation of your membership and your email address to: sfv.camft@gmail.com You will then receive confirmation of registration and an invoice, which must be paid upon receipt.


PLEASE NOTE: 

Effective February 1, 2016:
  • The Chapter will not accept cash or checks.  
  • All registrations must be completed online by the Sunday before the event.  
  • The following rates will go into effect:  
        Member $10.00, Non-member $20.00
        Registration at the door (regardless of membership) $25.00


Upcoming Events

    • June 25, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM (PDT)
    • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364
    Registration is closed

    Membership Meeting with 

       
             Diane Gehart, PhD, LMFT 


            Mindfulness with Children, Teens, and Families 
     
          
    It's important for therapists to learn how to use mindfulness techniques for working with children 5-12, teens, and their families. Options for creating mindfulness-based groups in both school and practice/agency settings will be provided. Emphasis will be placed on treating trauma, ADHD, and depression in children and teens, as well as using mindfulness with parents and families.
     
    Learning Objectives
    In successfully completing and attending this presentation,
    participants will be able to:
                
    1.Create an appropriate mindfulness-based curriculum for agency/practice or school-based settings.
    2. Understand how to introduce basic mindfulness and compassion meditation to families.
    3. Learn how to conduct one child-based mindfulness exercise with children.*
             
           
      



    Course meets the qualifications for 1 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

        

     

    Diane Gehart is Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at California State University, Northridge. Having taught and supervised students in family therapy for 20 years, she has authored numerous books including: Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy; Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy; Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and Psychotherapy; and Case Documentation in Counseling and Psychotherapy, and Collaborative Therapy: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference (co-edited). Dr. Gehart has written extensively on postmodern therapies, mindfulness, mental health recovery, sexual abuse treatment, gender issues, children and adolescents, client advocacy, qualitative research, and education in family therapy. She speaks internationally, having given workshops to professional and general audiences in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Mexico. Her work has been featured in newspapers, radio shows, and television worldwide. She is an associate faculty member at three international post-graduate training institutes: the Taos Institute, Houston Galveston Institute, and the Marburg Institute for Collaborative Studies in Germany. Additionally, she is an active leader in state and national professional organizations. She maintains a private practice in Agoura Hills, California, specializing in couples, families, trauma, life transitions, and difficult to treat cases.

     

     


    Sponsored by
        

     Steve Unruh, LMFT



    Time

     8:30-9:00am - Networking, Registration, & Breakfast 
    9-9:30am - 
    Membership Meeting & Announcements
    9:30-10:30am - CEU/Speaker Presentation

    Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
    Certificate of completion will be provided after the completion of an evaluation form following this presentation. 
    *10:30-11:00am - Structured Networking 
    *11:30 -1pm - Board Meeting ~ All Welcome



    Place
    Woodland Hills Country Club
    21150 Dumetz Road
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364
    (The Country Club does not allow denim; ADA compliant)



    Price
    $10 member
    $20 non-member

    (register online by Sunday prior to event 11:59pm,

    no phone or email RSVP)
    $25 walk-in, regardless of membership

    (no cash or check, credit cards only)



    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.

    This email and organization targets the needs of mental health professionals, from entry level trainees, intermediate interns, and experienced licensed individuals.

    * = non CEU portion of event


    • July 21, 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
    • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364
    Legal and Ethical Issues Workshop
           
    with David Jensen, JD      
      
    "Unprofessional Conduct and Trouble Spots for Psychotherapists"

     
    This workshop will review the 4 fundamentals of the psychotherapy profession and the areas of law that allow the BBS to revoke or suspend a license or intern registration.

    This course is intended for beginning to advanced therapists.
     
    Learning Objectives
    In successfully completing and attending this presentation,
    participants will be able to:

    1. Identify the 4 fundamentals of practicing legally, ethically, safely and confidently.
    2. Describe the concept of unprofessional conduct.
    3. Describe the BBS's administrative law process.


                 

    Dave Jensen, JD has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. He was born in Flint, Michigan, "Go Tigers!," but was raised in Tustin, California. Dave graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's Degree in History, and he received his law degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Thereafter, Dave passed the California bar examination in February 1999, and he did it on his first try! In 2016, Dave was awarded a Master of Liberal Studies degree (English concentration) from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. As an attorney with CAMFT, Dave consults with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas and obligations, and he is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine. Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, with 8 rotating topics.

     

     
        

    Sponsored by







      
    Time
    9am-4pm
    6 hour CEU presentation
           *8:30am check-in and light breakfast       
    *12pm-1pm lunch (salad bar, included)
        Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours 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 after participants complete the course evaluation at 4pm.

    * = non CEU portion of event


     
      



    Place
    Woodland Hills Country Club
    21150 Dumetz Road
    Woodland Hills, CA 91364
    (The Country Club does not allow denim; ADA compliant)



    Price
     Early Registration (until June 2):

    $95 members, $105 non-members
    Late Registration (until June 30):

    $100 members, $110 non-members

    (no cash or check, credit card only)



    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.

Past Events

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

2017 Meeting Dates

January 22       July 16

February 12      September 10

March 19          October 8

April 23            November 12

June 25


Upcoming events

June 25, 2017 9:00 AM • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364
July 21, 2017 8:30 AM • Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills 91364

Become a Member

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all in the company of colleagues!

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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.


Send requests to:

sfvcamftcfo@gmail.com

Refund policy 
Refunds must be requested by 5pm the Sunday before the meeting date, at:  sfvcamftcfo@gmail.com 

Fees will be refunded to the card used, minus a $2 service charge.

No refunds available after this time.

San Fernando Valley Chapter —
California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (SFV-CAMFT)

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