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CII's Law and Ethics Training

January 19, 2018

Dilemmas in Clinical Work with Adolescents and Children: A Practical Workshop on Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Factors

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About the Event:
What Exactly is “Malpractice”?
Defining malpractice, Trends and Facts, Risk Factors Special Considerations, etc.
Have The Laws/Regulations Changed Since I Was Licensed?
Child Abuse, CANRA v. Unlawful Sexual Conduct, Man-dated Abuse Reporting, DV Reporting, etc.
Consent: What Does Minor Consent Really Mean?
Court Orders v Subpoena’s, etc.
Emerging and Ongoing trends in Child/Adolescent Practice
Informed Consent, Confidentiality v. Privilege v. Priva-cy, etc.
Case Reviews
And More!

Participants Will:

  • Acquire current understanding of California laws effecting mental health practitioners, including changes in regulations, case law and statutory guidelines which have been enacted since 1998.
  • Utilize knowledge about ethical issues re-garding Social Media and Cyberspace.
  • Apply knowledge of what “minor consent” really means.
  • Develop responses to Ethical, Licensing and Malpractice Complaints
  • Recognize the risk factor in therapist-patient boundary violations.

Featured Presenter:
Ellen Stein, Ph.D.

Dr. Stein is a former Adjunct Clinical Professor at Alliant International University in San Diego. Dr. Stein teaches the BOP/BBS required workshops in Law/Ethics and Domestic Violence for various schools, county health departments and mental health agencies across Califor-nia. She is also a forensic expert offering assessment, expert witness testimony and treatment in both civil and criminal cas-es. Dr. Stein consults with licensed mental health practitioners who face either inquiry or investigation by the BBS/BOP. She is also a lead instructor for the AATBS, training candidates for the national psychology licensing exam (EPPP) throughout the Western United States. She has published extensively on legal and ethical issues. In February of 2010, Dr. Stein was appointed to a three year term as a Member of the Ethics Committee of the California Psychological Association. The Ethics Committee is responsible for professional consultation statewide, to members of CPA, and continued work on the standards of care in California. Her training workshops are known for her outstanding interweaving of valuable ethical training with an entertaining and engaging style.

Registration: $165
CEU (optional): $35

Questions? Email or @ 213.260.7623

By registering for this training the agency is liable for the registration fee, which is fully refundable up to January 12, 2018. Registration is transferrable prior to the start of the training. Once the training begins, fees are non-refundable/transferrable and no partial refunds will be given.

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Times: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Check-in, continental breakfast begin at 9:00am; Training from 9:30am – 4:30pm


St. Anne's - Foundation Room

155 N. Occidental Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Parking: $6 per car, per day (Cash/credit card accepted; nominal processing fee for credit cards). No in/out privileges. Limited free street parking available on certain days where applicable.


Continental Breakfast and boxed lunch provided.

Continuing Education Credits: up to 6 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW’s
APA: Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs.

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