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2020 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop: Staying on the Good Side of the BBS with David Jensen, JD, Fri., Jan. 31, 2020, 6 CEs

  • 01/31/2020
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Agatha Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor, CA


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2020 Law & Ethics 

"Staying on the Good Side of the BBS"

Presented by: 

 David Jensen, JD 

Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Furth Center, Windsor, CA - map

6 CEs for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs & LEPs

Lunch/snacks included!

Those who have attended David Jensen’s workshops in past years have been unanimous in praise of his thoroughness in exploring our complex legal and ethical considerations, while entertaining us with his humor and anecdotal material.  

Course Description         

In this workshop, David Jensen, J.D., will give attendees an overview of the licensing board process and educate licensees and associates about the statutory powers that the BBS holds. Jensen will use real world examples to demonstrate common missteps and clarify expectations of the Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the complaint mechanism process for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
2. Discuss the 25 ways that licensees and associates can get into trouble with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
3. Explain the differences between a Citation and an Accusation/Statement of Issues.
4. Identify the "things" licensees and associates can do to stay on the good side of the BBS.
References include: California Business and Professions Code Section 4982 and actual BBS Accusations, Citations, and Decisions.


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  • $26 for AMFTs, APCCs and
  • $89 for Licensed CAMFT members
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About David Jensen

Dave Jensen was a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. He was born in Flint, Michigan, but was raised in Tustin, California. Dave graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, and he received his law degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Dave passed the California bar examination in February 1999, and he did it on his first try! Before joining CAMFT, Dave worked for Foley & Lardner, a large national law firm, where he regularly established and advised nonprofit organizations. As an attorney with CAMFT, he consulted with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas, and he was a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine.  Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, and his popular What Does the Law Expect of Me? series, which includes Parts I, II, III, and IV, have helped therapists to better understand their legal and ethical obligations. He currently works for Callahan, Thompson, Sherman & Caudill, LLP law firm. He can be reached at 949.261.2872.

This workshop satisfies the Law and Ethics course requirement of six (6) continuing education units mandated by the BBS for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs and LEPs for each license renewal cycle. Participants will be updated on changes in the law that 

affect professional practice.

RECAMFT CE Provider #57173

6 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs
Lunch is included.

Mary Agatha Furth Center

8400 Old Redwood Highway,

Windsor, CA 95492

Map here.


RECAMFT is very grateful to this year's sponsors who will have tables at this event. We welcome and thank CPH for once again partnering with us! Check out our sponsorship levels and opportunities here

CPH - Sweet Bay Sponsor ($1000)

To learn more about becoming a RECAMFT Community Sponsor, please visit our Sponsorship page, and RECAMFT Salutes. Sponsors help RECAMFT carry out our valuable wildfire recovery efforts. We love our sponsor partners!


Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

  • Disability AccommodationTo request an accommodation for a disability, please email
  • Refunds$10 cancellation fee for refunds requested 30+ days before our events.  No refunds are given beginning 29 days prior to any event. . 
  • CE CertificateYou must stay for the entire meeting, sign in and out and complete an evaluation to receive your CE credit certificate. At the conclusion of this educational event, an email with a link to the evaluation form will be sent to all attendees who signed in AND out of the event. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print your CE Certificate. Course meets the qualifications for 6 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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