This series of four workshops on couple and family therapy can be taken as a package or as individual workshops. They are designed to equip the practitioner with an overview of the family therapy field.
If you work with more than one member of a family at a time, it is critical to be well informed about the relevant professional ethics, yet how many of us are? This workshop will bring to life the AAMFT Code Of Ethics as well as some of the ethical guidelines issued by the Commonwealth of MA, in an engaging and thought-provoking way. Topics such as the Guidelines for Dealing with Children Whose Parents are Divorced, Separated or Not Living Together, and Policy on Distance, Online and Other Electronic-Assisted Counseling will be examined. In addition, we will discuss informed consent, record keeping and how to be compliant with HIPPA and state regulations. Examples and case material from the Board of Registration complaint cases will be used, offering guidance to clinicians in avoiding common pitfalls.
I Scott Cohen, LMFT, LICSW, has served a total of ten years on the Massachusetts Board of Registration for Allied Mental Health. He has provided couple, family, individual, and group therapy since 1978.
Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:
Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LCPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LCPCs/LMHCs completing the program will receive 6.0 continuing education hours of credit.
Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 6.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.