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Working with Clients in Open Relationships with Dr. Karin Wandrei, LCSW, FREE event, 1.5 CEUs, $15 for Non-CAMFT Chapter members

  • 10/06/2017
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Odd Fellows Hall, 545 Pacific Ave., Santa Rosa


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Presented By:  Dr. Karin Wandrei, LCSW

Within the past few years we have seen more visibility of open relationships. Within our profession monogamy has been the norm. Open relationships can be a viable option for some people. Using lecture, video and musical selections, this workshop will provide an overview of open relationships, including common myths, research, what it takes to be successful in an open relationship, and common issues that people in open relationships may bring to therapy including jealousy, children, and sex.

Learning Objectives - After completion of the presentation the attendees will:

1. Define and describe different kinds of open relationships.

2. Describe common clinical issues presented by people in open relationships.

3. Know where to find additional resources for clients and themselves.

Speaker Handout

About our speaker

Karin Wandrei received her MSW and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been licensed as a clinical social worker (L10609) since 1983. Dr. Wandrei has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level in social work, women’s studies, and psychology at National University, Western New Mexico University, the University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco and Humboldt State universities, California State University, East Bay, and Mendocino College.

She was in private practice from 1983 to 1996 in Oakland and in Rohnert Park since 2013. Dr. Wandrei currently works with a variety of adult clients, individually and in relationships. Her specialty areas include depression, anxiety, PTSD, open relationships, alternative sexualities, and LGBTQI issues.

10:30 - 11:00 Social networking and registration

Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email

CEU Certificate: You must stay for the entire meeting to receive your certificate. If you have signed IN and OUT of the course, you will receive an email with a link to the course evaluation. Once you complete the evaluation, the CE Certificate will open. If you do not immediately see the certificate, check your downloads folder. Fill in your name and license number on the certificate, and right click on it to save it to your own computer. Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hrs of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

CEUs are free for RECAMFT members, or members of other CAMFT Chapters. Non-members who desire CEUs pay $15.

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