LAW and ETHICS Update, 2016
Instructor: Sarah Burdge, Ph.D.
When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Where: International Institute for Humanistic Studies, Petaluma, CA
Overview: This workshop will be an overview of the basics of law and ethics for psychotherapists and an update of recent changes in California statutes and regulations as they relate to a mental health practice. Participants will learn the fundamentals of the legal framework and standards affecting the therapist-client relationship. We will consider practical examples of ethical and legal dilemmas from the therapist and client vantage point. Any updates on confidentiality, review HIPAA mandates, and related record keeping will be given in hand outs.
Instructor: Sarah Burdge Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Menlo Park where she specializes in anxiety disorders as well as working with the LGBT population. She also is the Director of the StarVista Counseling Center as well as their Doctoral Training Director. Previously she taught graduate level clinical psychology classes for seven years both at Palo Alto University and Sofia University. She loves pushing herself and clinicians in training to develop themselves to their highest possible potential inclusive of a deep awareness and interest in ethical and legal issues. She has been a student of IIHS for over a decade.
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