Training Class Details
Class Title: Law and Ethics Issues in Youth Services and Child Welfare - 6 CE Credits
Class Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 0
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Nicole Nelson
Class Description:

BBS Series: Law and Ethics Issues in Youth Services and Child Welfare - 6 CE Credits

Presented by Nicole Nelson, MFT and James Kirkham, MFT

 

Summary

This course explores legal and ethical issues for licensed professionals working in youth and family services and child welfare. Topics include an overview of liability issues, the sources of procedure in our work, and how to minimize liability. Liability issues specific to youth and family services will be reviewed including consent, confidentiality and mandated reporting laws.

 

Ethical practice issues in working with youth and families will be discussed. The NASW and CAMFT Codes of Ethics will be reviewed with attention to relevance in youth and family services. The California Business and Professions Code unprofessional practices are provided. An ethical decision making model will also be discussed with practical applications to youth service providers.

 

Educational Objectives

 

  • Identify three sources of procedure in your work in minimizing professional liability issues

 

  • Describe the mandated reporting responsibilities for child abuse for helping professionals in youth and family services and mental health

 

  • Identify two ethical best practices in helping relationships

 

  • Describe two key elements of client confidentiality in the NASW and CAMFT codes of professional ethics

 

About the Presenter

 

Nicole W. Nelson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently serving as Director or Seneca Institute of Advanced Practice. Previously, Nicole provided clinical supervision for Seneca staff in Marin and Sonoma programs. She has lead a weekly Exam Study Group and has helped dozens of MFTi's and ASW's successfully navigate the BBS licensure process.

 

IMPORTANT

You must work with dependent (foster& probation) youth in Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, or Monterey County in order to attend our trainings. Trainings are free for those eligible to attend.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Course meets the qualifications for 6 continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Seneca Family of Agencies is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Seneca Family of Agencies maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, Provider #135057.  

We are unable to provide certificates of completion if more than 15 minutes of each course content is missed.

 

TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDING THIS TRAINING, THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED

• You must sign IN & OUT before you leave. 

• You must fully complete SENECA CAMFT evaluations, before leaving your training, with your full name legibly written.

 

 CERTIFICATES

Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing:

CERTIFICATES@senecacenter.org

 

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer

able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through

registration confirmation email or by calling:

Seneca Family of Agencies - Training Department at (510) 654-4004

 

Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice

8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605

(510) 654-4004 x2244

training@senecacenter.org

 

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event.

Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Monterey training provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.