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State of the Profession

  • November 08, 2020
  • 8:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • On-line via ZOOM - CAMFT link to be sent in confirmation e-mail.


  • Members of the Los Angeles, San Gabriel, and Santa Clarita chapters my register for events at the member rate.
  • Discount student price.

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Membership Meeting

State of the Profession

with Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE

Join CAMFT Executive Director Nabil El-Ghoroury for an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members. Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this 75-min presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and the importance of a Professional Will. There will also be updates from BBS, as well as California and Federal legislative updates. Finally, discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service CAMFT provides.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Recall at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills.
  2. Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists.
  3. Identify important components of a Professional Will.

Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE is the Executive Director of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). In this role he represents over 32,000 marriage and family therapists and trainees in the state of California. Prior to going to CAMFT, Nabil served as Associate Executive Director at the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. El-Ghoroury practiced as a pediatric psychologist for 7 years at MetroHealth Medical Center. He was faculty in Case School of Medicine in Pediatrics and the Center for Reducing Health Disparities. He was also adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Nabil has been recognized by his peers for his work. He won the Student Research Prize from the Autism Special Interest Group of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy for his master's thesis examining how family members played with children with autism. Nabil received his Bachelor's in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Binghamton University.

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         Sunday, November 8, 2020


     8:45am-9am Check-In*

     9am-9:30am Membership Meeting

                     /Chapter Announcements*

     9:30-11am CEU/Speaker Presentation

     11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing

                    /Private Practice Announcements*

     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


   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.

Online via Zoom. Register using the button below -  link to Zoom meeting will be sent in confirmation    email upon registration


   SFV-CAMFT chapter members

        $15 (online until day of)

   Non chapter members

       $25 (online until day of)

       $20 (STUDENTS ONLY - online until day of)

No phone or email RSVP.

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

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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.

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