Law & Ethics Workshop with David Jensen

  • Fri, December 06, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • RAP Foundation, 41-550 Eclectic Drive, Palm Desert, 92260
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                                       Law & Ethics Workshop

                                 "Staying on the Good Side of the BBS" 


                   David Jensen, JD                                 

                                            Friday, Decemer 6, 2019

                                                 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

                                              Regional Access Project

                                                   41550 Eclectic St.

                                              Palm Desert, CA 92260

                                                   6 CEU’s Available

                                         Lunch and snacks provided

                                             Pre-Registration Prices:

                                                 (until December 3)

                                   Licensed Members of Desert CAMFT




                                          Non –Members and Guests


                             After December 4  and At the Door Prices:

                                     Licensed Members of Desert CAMFT




                                           Non-Members and Guests


                                                Course Description:

This workshop is designed to give attendees an overview of the licensing board process and educate licensees and associates about the statutory powers that the BBS has.       

                                              Learning Objectives:  

                                           Attendees will be able to:

1. Describe the complaint mechanism process for the California Board of

    Behavioral Sciences.

2. Discuss the twenty-five 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 


4. Identify the "things" licensees and associates can do to stay on the gospel side 

    of the BBS.

Reference include: California Business and Professions Code Section 4982 and actual BBS Accusations, Citations, and Decisions.

Bio for Dave Jensen, J.D.

Dave Jensen has been a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. 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. In 2016, he was awarded a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in English from Fort Hays State University. 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 consults with its members regarding their legal and ethical dilemmas. He is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine, and he gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies each year.


This course meets the qualifications for six (6) hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Completion certificates will be awarded for full attendance of the event. Course evaluations are required to obtain the completion certificate.

The Desert Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists (Provider #62275) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  The Desert Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for the course and its content.  [This venue is ADA acceptable. 

If you have any special needs, please call 760-346-4606  at least 7 days prior to the event.] The Desert Chapter’s Refund, Grievance and ADA Policies are described under Events on the Chapter website at (Specifically, a refund must be requested at least three (3) days prior to the date of the event.)


Desert Chapter — California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (DESERT-CAMFT)
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