Upcoming events

Upcoming events

    • 03/08/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Simpkins Family Swim Center – Live Oak Community Room 979 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    Register

    State of the Profession
    with Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE
    Executive Director of CAMFT

    Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, will present an update on the current status of state and federal legislation affecting licensed marriage and family therapists. This session will cover state and federal legislation that could impact LMFT practice. In addition, this session will address regulatory topics from the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Finally, this session will discuss resources for legal consultation for legal and ethical practice that CAMFT provides to its members.

    Learning Objectives:

      1. Learn about at least 3 pieces of pending legislation and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills.
      2. Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists.

      About the Presenter:

      Nabil El-Ghoroury began as Executive Director of CAMFT in January 2018. He completed his doctorate in clinical psychology from Binghamton University, and practiced for 7 years at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland as a licensed psychologist. Prior to coming to CAMFT, he was an Associate Executive Director for the American Psychological Association, where he served as the director of the graduate student office. Nabil was recognized as an emerging association leader by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) when he was invited into the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (2016-2018 class). He has presented at numerous conferences (in English and in Spanish) on issues such as student development in psychology, professional and legal issues in the use of social media, and health/educational disparities in autism spectrum disorders. Nabil led student delegations on Capitol Hill for 8 years. He recently earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, a certification that demonstrates wide knowledge of association management skills. You may contact Dr. Ghoroury at: nel-ghoroury@camft.org.

      Morning schedule:

      Doors Open at 9:00 am for sign-in. Coffee and Refreshments served
      Presentation 9:30 am to 11:00 am
      Optional Networking 11:00 to 11:45

      Continuing Education: Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be available to attendees at the end of the presentation.

      The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (Provider #62284)

      Cancellation policy: There will be no cancellation refund for this program.

      Special Accommodations: The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is committed to providing a presentation that is accessible to all who wish to attend. If you have a special need and plan to attend, please notify us at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786. Requests must be made one week in advance.

      Grievances may be filed with the SC-CAMFT at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.

      For any questions please contact the president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.

      • 04/12/2019
      • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      • Simpkins Family Swim Center – Live Oak Community Room 979 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
      Register

      Experiential Action Methods
      and Tools for Healing Grief and Trauma

      with Lusijah Darrow, LMFT

      1.5 CE Credits

      This training is for people seeking to expand their knowledge of experiential action methods in treating grief and trauma. The action methods are based on practice of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. Experiential action methods are compatible with CBT/DBT, Narrative, Advances in Neurobiology, and Transpersonal therapies. Participants will learn about ways to create a safe and warm container for grief and trauma work and how to use action methods in context with specific grief topics. Participants will learn and be able to practice techniques such as role reversal and doubling.

      Learning Objectives:

        1. Attendees will learn to use psychodrama when working with clients experiencing grief and trauma in both didactic and experiential methods during the presentation.
        2. Attendees will practice some tools of psychodrama that are suited for group work.
        3. Attendees will also practice tools that are adaptable to individual work.

        About the Presenter:

        Lusijah Darrow LMFT, CP, (LMFT 92106) graduated from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology with a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and a specialization in Creative Expression. She is passionate about using therapeutic approaches that engage body, heart, mind, and soul to support transformative change. She is co-author of Life, Death, and Transformation: Experiential Action Methods and Tools for Healing Grief and Trauma. She is the only person in Santa Cruz county who is certified in psychodrama by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy and a CAMFT approved CEU provider. Learn more at: lusijahmft.com.

        Morning schedule:

        Doors Open at 9:00 am for sign-in. Coffee and Refreshments served
        Presentation 9:30 am to 11:00 am
        Optional Networking 11:00 to 11:45

        Continuing Education: Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be available to attendees at the end of the presentation.

        The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (Provider #62284)

        Cancellation policy: There will be no cancellation refund for this program.

        Special Accommodations: The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is committed to providing a presentation that is accessible to all who wish to attend. If you have a special need and plan to attend, please notify us at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786. Requests must be made one week in advance.

        Grievances may be filed with the SC-CAMFT at president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.

        For any questions please contact the president@santacruztherapist.org or 831.429.7786.