Events included in the list below are events produced independently by SDPA members.
by Coastal Continuing Education
April 25, 2020
Saturday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm PST
(this is NOT and SDPA Event)
Earn 6 CE credits to satisfy your Law & Ethics requirement for licensure renewal while participating in this engaging & interactive course!
Join us on the beautiful campus at the University of San Diego for an engaging and interactive 6 hour course on legal and ethical issues in mental health. Licensed Mental Health Professionals can earn 6 continuing education credits to satisfy the Law & Ethics requirement for licensure renewal.
Ethical and legal obligations are frequently taught to therapists as a set of rigid rules that must be applied unequivocally. However, the realities of clinical practice are that we are often faced with situations that do not allow for a clear identification and application of relevant laws and ethical guidelines. Broadening our knowledge of law and ethics through a deeper understanding of the standard of care in the clinical practice of psychotherapy can help us feel less anxious and make more informed legal, ethical and clinical decisions. This course will address relevant ethical and legal considerations and the practical application of the following principles: risk management, mandated reporting, limits of confidentiality, informed consent, key issues in treating children and adolescents, record keeping guidelines, telehealth practice, HIPAA guidelines, marketing, responding to requests for records and subpoenas, and establishing a professional will.
1. Describe the law and ethical principles related to limits of confidentiality including mandated reporting and responding to danger to others
2. Apply legal and ethical responsibilities around informed consent in clinical practice
3. Identify suicide risk assessment methods and empirically supported suicide prevention interventions
4. Practice implementing professional will procedures and practice
5. Summarize the current legal and ethical status of child abuse reporting mandates
6. List requirements for the ethical and legal practice of telehealth mental health services
Coastal Continuing Education is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs,LPCCs, LEPs and RNs in CA. Coastal Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
**We will take an hour break for lunch which can be ordered in advance (see "add-on" when registering for this course), or you can drive off-campus to a number of cafes nearby.
For groups of 3 or more, use Discount Code "GROUP3" for a 10% discount. Be sure to enter & apply the discount code when registering before you enter your personal details in order for the discount to be applied.
Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 processing fee and must be received 14 days prior to be eligible for a refund.
Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop:
A Relationship Enrichment Program
At the Cottage Clinic
May 30-30, 2020
Space is limited. Sign up early, this program sells out.
Based on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (and sprinkled with AEDP ~ Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
For all Committed Couples
Facilitated by Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom; Assisted by a team of EFT Trained Therapists
Join us for this positive, research-based program for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship. Pre-marital couples that want to prepare and learn how to make love last for a lifetime will benefit from this program. You will take home tools that you can keep using in your relationship.
The workshop is two days from
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Cottage Clinic 14249 Rancho Santa Fe Farms Road, Rancho Santa Fe, California, 92067.
The Cottage Clinic is located in a nature retreat on private property. Our setting provides a relaxing and secluded experience that is conducive to letting down one's guard and focusing on your relationship.
We bring in a healthy catered lunch so that couples can stay on the property and enjoy some quality time together.
12 CE’s area available for psychologists attending with their partner as well as other mental health professionals.
To register and for more information, please go to www.holdmetightworkshops.com
Contact Us:San Diego Psychological Association4699 Murphy Canyon Rd. Suite 105San Diego, CA 92123
Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
Office (858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402