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2021 CAMFT Live Presentation: State of the Profession

  • 09/24/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar


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2021 CAMFT Presentation
Live Event

"State of the Profession"

Presented by: 

 Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE 

Friday, September 24, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Zoom Webinar

1.5 CEs

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Course Description         

Join CAMFT Executive Director, Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE for an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members.

Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this 90-min presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and the importance of a Professional Will.  There will also be updates from BBS, as well as California and Federal legislative updates.  Finally, discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service CAMFT provides. There will be ample time for Q&A.


Pre-Licensed RECAMFT Members: $18
Licensed RECAMFT Members and other CAMFT members: $22
Non-Members: $27

Learning Objectives

1) Participants will be able to recall at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills.

2) Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists

3) Identify important components of a Professional Will

About Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE

Nabil Hassan El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, is the Executive Director of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists ( In this role he represents over 32,000 marriage and family therapists and trainees in the state of California.

Prior to going to CAMFT, Nabil served as Associate Executive Director at the American Psychological Association (APA), where he directed the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), the graduate student group within APA. In this role he functioned as the CEO of a medium-sized association (approximately 28,000 members), providing leadership, management, coordination and evaluation of all projects and activities for the organization. 

Dr. El-Ghoroury practiced as a pediatric psychologist for 7 years at MetroHealth Medical Center. He was faculty in Case School of Medicine in Pediatrics and the Center for Reducing Health Disparities. He was also adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Nabil saw patients with a variety of mental health and health conditions in the Pediatrics Department, served as the consulting psychologist for a bilingual pediatric primary care clinic. As his clinic’s only bilingual (Spanish-speaking) mental health provider at the time, Nabil treated many monolingual Spanish-speaking and bilingual children and families. While he was working at MetroHealth, he received loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program. 

Nabil has been recognized by his peers for his work. He won the Student Research Prize from the Autism Special Interest Group of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy for his master’s thesis examining how family members played with children with autism. He was awarded the Achievement in Public Information Award by the Ohio Psychological Association in recognition of providing media outreach in Spanish after the Virginia Tech shooting. Most recently, he was accepted into American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Diversity Executive Leadership Program for 2016-2018.

Dr. El-Ghoroury has been involved in associations as a leader. He was a founding board member of the American Arab, North African, and Middle Eastern Psychological Association. He served as Chair of the Committee on Early Career Psychologists for APA. He volunteered as Chair of the Public Education Campaign for the Ohio Psychological Association. He was a student representative to the APA Ethics Code Task, where he helped update the ethical standards that are followed by all psychologists in the US. Currently he serves on the Ethics Committee for ASAE. 

Nabil has presented at numerous national conferences on topics related to student and professional development in psychology, leadership opportunities for graduate students, social media, and health and educational disparities in autism. He has spoken frequently about how to afford graduate school and has described the NHSC Loan Repayment Program to numerous audiences of students and recent doctorate.

He was a keynote speaker for the 2012 Hawaii Psychological Association annual conference. Fully fluent in Spanish, he has presented in Spanish at several conferences in Latin America, including Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Cuba.

Nabil received his Bachelor’s in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Binghamton University.


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

    • Refunds: Refunds may be requested up to 7 days before the event by contacting No refunds are given beginning 7 days prior to the event. If a member cannot attend the event due to a mandatory evacuation or Public Safety Power Shut-off the day of the event, they can request and receive a refund with verification of address.

    • CE Certificate: You must attend the entire presentation and complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your CE credit certificate. At the conclusion of this educational event, after confirming attendance, an email with a link to the test and evaluation form will be sent to all attendees who attended the online event. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

    • Grievances: direct grievances to, and/or the chapter president at

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