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 register online using the chapter member reciprocity link.


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.
  • The chapter offers 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

    • December 12, 2021
    • 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.


    *Please bring your masks and remember to practice social distancing.*


    Our next hike is this weekend:


    Details

    Sunday, December 12, 2021

    8:45am

    120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd.

    Topanga, CA 90290

    Meet in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Circle Center.


    Questions?/Registration

    This is a free event for chapter members only. Please register online to let us know you are coming, as you must complete all necessary waivers prior to the hike. Please also review the hiking group guidelines that must be followed by all hiking group participants. If you are not logged in yet and are a member of our chapter, please be sure to log in 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:


                          


           

    Find out more about our SIGs here.


    Hope to see you there!

    David Eshleman

    Hiking SIG Chair

    • January 09, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Saved the date - ONLY. . .


    "The Genuine Sexual Self"

    Note:  Presented on Zoom.


    with Jacqueline Mendez, MFT, CST


    Join us in bringing in the new year with our

    first meeting of the year.

    We hope to bring back out Annual Experiential Event soon!


    Sunday, January 9, 2022


    UNEARTHING THE GENUINE SEXUAL SELF

    In my work as a sex therapist, what I have learned is that many of us have not met our genuine sexual self.  Well-meaning parents, cultures and religions teach us about sex and sexuality but often layered with control, fear and  focused on function—procreation, marital duty. Pleasure, vulnerability, and intimacy—with self and other—is often left out.  My intention with all my clients is to help them see sex as an integral part of the human experience, to explore and express their own unique sexual flavor, and create freedom from the stories, dogma and rules that no longer serve them.  I also see sex as a place for spiritual growth.  After all, how often in a moment of ecstasy does someone say, “Oh my God!”  I help my clients connect and integrate body, heart, mind and spirit in service to experiencing more intimacy with self, lover and life itself.


    Learning Objectives

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

    1. TBD.


    Jacqueline Mendez, LMFT, CST   I’m a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor, and a relationship & intimacy expert. I help adults and partners integrate body, heart, mind and spirit by supporting them in creating open-hearted communication, holistic healing, and unearthing their authentic sexual selves.

    I also help high- profile entrepreneurs/professionals learn to manage the stresses of leadership and improve their relationships at work and in their personal lives.




    Sponsored by:




    When:

    Sunday, January 9, 2022


    Time:

    8:45am-9:00am  Check-In*

    9:00am-9:30am  Membership Meeting/Chapter Announcements (Annual Financial Report and Chapter Awards)*

    9:30am-11pm CEU/Speaker Presentation

    11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing/Private Practice Announcements*

    11:15am-11:30am Break*

    11:30am-1:30pm Board Meeting*

    No Member Announcements, Opportunity Drawing, 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:

    Online via Zoom

    Currently, this information is for 'Save the date'. only

    (For the future - Link to Zoom meeting will be sent in confirmation email upon registration).

    ADA compliance N/A.


    Price:

    SFV-CAMFT chapter members

    $15 (online until day of)

    Non chapter members

    $25 (online until day of)

    Student

    $20 (online until day of)

    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 MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.


       Refund Policy 

    Requests for refunds must be in writing and received by SFV-CAMFT at least 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, email sfv.camft@gmail.com.




    • January 09, 2022
    • November 13, 2022
    • 9 sessions
    • Zoom (Link will be sent a few days before each event)
    Register

    Buy one year of meetings and receive $5 off!

    Pay only $130 for nine meetings: 

    Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - Jun - Jul - Sep - Oct - Nov 


    Please notify the VP Membership at least 1 week in advance if you will not be able to attend any of the nine meetings. sfvcamftmember@gmail.com


    (NOTE: January Meeting is included in this year's package. Must be a Chapter Member.)




Past Events

December 01, 2021 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting - On Zoom
November 20, 2021 SFV-CAMFT Volunteer Appreciation Event
November 14, 2021 "Anti-Group Resistance in Group Therapy: How to turn Destructive Forces into Developmental Progress - Zoom meeting"
November 07, 2021 Hiking Group
October 17, 2021 Hiking Group.
October 10, 2021 "What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Black Folks and other People of Color - Zoom meeting"
October 02, 2021 Annual Pre-Licensed Event.
September 24, 2021 State of the Profession - Zoom meeting
September 12, 2021 "Biofeedback, Neurofeedback and Interpersonal Biofeedback: What You the MFT Need to Know - Zoom meeting"
August 15, 2021 Social Virtual Event - Honoring our members: past, present, future
August 09, 2021 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting in collaboration with LA CAMFT - On Zoom
July 11, 2021 "Emotion Regulation and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - Zoom meeting"
June 13, 2021 Hiking Group
June 06, 2021 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting - On Zoom
June 06, 2021 "Introduction to Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples - Zoom Meeting"
May 16, 2021 CANCELED - Hiking Group - Temescal-canyon
April 18, 2021 Hiking Group
April 12, 2021 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting - On Zoom
April 11, 2021 "Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: What Clinicians Need to Know About the Emerging Field - Zoom meeting"
April 09, 2021 Law and Ethics Workshop - Free for Members
March 21, 2021 Hiking Group
March 14, 2021 "Time Management For Individuals With ADHD And Other Executive Functioning Disorders - Zoom meeting"
February 21, 2021 Hiking Group
February 12, 2021 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting - On Zoom
February 07, 2021 "Zoom meeting - Women with an Anxious Attachment Style in Romantic Relationships: Etiology, Misconceptions, and Treatment Tips"
January 10, 2021 "Zoom meeting - Introduction to Systemic Affair Recovery Therapy"
December 06, 2020 "Implicit Bias: Tools to Heal, Build, & Connect in the Therapeutic Community"
December 06, 2020 CANCELLED - Hiking Group
December 03, 2020 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
November 14, 2020 SFV-CAMFT Volunteer Appreciation Event
November 08, 2020 State of the Profession
November 01, 2020 Hiking Group
October 17, 2020 DATE CHANGE TO SATURDAY THE 17th- - > Annual Pre-Licensed Event: "Strategies to Thrive to & Through Licensure.
October 11, 2020 "Zoom meeting - The Sexual Desire Gap: Strategies You Can Use in Your Next Session"
October 04, 2020 Hiking Group
September 13, 2020 Zoom meeting - "Ways in Which an Existential Perspective Can Help Clients Navigate the Pandemic"
September 06, 2020 CANCELED - Hiking Adventure - set for Sunday, September 6
August 09, 2020 New Member Social Virtual Event (on ZOOM)
August 06, 2020 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
August 02, 2020 NEW - Hiking Adventure - set for Sunday, August 2
July 24, 2020 "Note *New Presenter* - The Call of Darkness: Managing Suicidality in Clinical Practice"
July 17, 2020 Therapists Virtual Support Group for Members
July 12, 2020 "Zoom meeting - Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder"
July 05, 2020 NEW - Hiking Adventure - set for July 5th
June 14, 2020 Cancelled - Hiking Group
June 07, 2020 "Zoom meeting - Divorce Process Options: Do you know if and how children's needs are considered in these options?"
June 04, 2020 Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
May 22, 2020 Therapists Virtual Support Group for Members
May 20, 2020 Therapists of Color Support Group
May 17, 2020 Cancelled - Hiking Group
May 15, 2020 "Moved to Zoom - Legal and Ethical Workshop: Supervision in Private Practice"
April 19, 2020 "Moved to Zoom - The Clinical Application of Mindfulness-Based Recovery for Pornography Addiction"
April 05, 2020 Canceled - Hiking Group
April 02, 2020 Moved to Zoom - Pre-Licensed "3000 Club" Group Meeting
March 27, 2020 Virtual Support Group for Members
March 15, 2020 Moved to Zoom - 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

2022 Meeting Dates

January 9         July 10

February 6        September 11

March 13          October 9

April 10            November 13

June 5


Upcoming events

December 12, 2021 8:45 AM • 120 S. Topanga Blvd. in front of the Water Lily Cafe at Pine Tree Cir
January 09, 2022 9:00 AM • Saved the date - ONLY. . .
January 09, 2022 9:00 AM • Zoom (Link will be sent a few days before each event)

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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)

For general info, please call: 818.870.0277

For specific departments, please click "Contact" in the menu above.

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