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2021 Legal & Ethical Issues Workshop: Writing Letters/Opinions and Treatment of Minors

  • 07/23/2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Zoom Webinar


  • If you are a pre-licensed Member of RECAMFT, please use this registration type.
  • If you are a licensed member of a different CAMFT chapter, please use this registration type.
  • Use this registration if you are not a member of RECAMFT or any other CAMFT chapter.
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2021 Law & Ethics 
Summer Series B

   "Writing Letters/Opinions"


                            Presented by: 

     Michael Griffin, Esq, LCSW 


     "Treatment of Minors"


                           Presented by: 

      Alain Montgomery, Esq 


When: Friday, July 23, 2021, 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Where: Zoom Webinar - Registration required

CEs: 3 CEs for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs & LEPs

Course Description         

This 3 hour event will have two 90 minute presentations. One on giving professional opinions and one on treating minors.

More details to follow

Learning Objectives

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  • $36 for pre-licensed RECAMFT members
  • $45 for Licensed RECAMFT members and members of other CAMFT chapters
  • $54 for non-members
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    Continuing Education

    This 3 hour event meets requirements for 3 Law & Ethics CE units for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs, and LEPs. You must attend the entirety of both presentations to qualify. CAMFT will be tracking attendance and RE-CAMFT will be providing CE certificates and evaluations.

    About Michael Griffin

    Michael Griffin, Esq., LCSW has been a member of the CAMFT legal team since 2007. A graduate of the USC School of Social Work and Chapman University School of Law, Mr. Griffin earned his LCSW in 1982 and his California license as an Attorney in 2002.  He has a broad professional background in various mental health settings (including Western Youth Services in Orange County, California, and Rady Children’s Psychiatry Dep’t in San Diego) as a clinician, administrator, supervisor, clinical case manager, school program coordinator, and outpatient clinic director, and has served as an oral examiner for LCSW candidates.  In addition to his work for CAMFT, Mr. Griffin is a practicing psychotherapist with adults, adolescents and children in Laguna Niguel, California.

    About Alain Montgomery

    Alain Lance Montgomery, Esq., is a member of the State Bar of California.  Alain received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Prior to joining the CAMFT legal department, Alain worked in public interest law as a legal advisor for the Superior Court of California where he helped self-represented parties navigate the complexities of small claims litigation.  As a member of the CAMFT legal department, Alain has served as part of the support staff for the CAMFT Ethics Committee and has represented the Association at various state regulatory board meetings.  After graduating from college and before attending law school, Alain worked as a ski instructor at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort.

    This workshop satisfies the Law and Ethics course requirement of three (3) 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

    3 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs


    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 3.0 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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