“A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
Luke Martin, Esq.
CAMFT Staff Attorney
10:00 am – 11:30 am
A zoom link will be emailed to registered participants followed by a Course Evaluation
CE Certificates will be sent to you after payment for the course and your returned Course Evaluation
This workshop presentation will be recorded and available for you to register and view after the live workshop has occurred.
Attorney Luke Martin takes an in-depth look at Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act from the standpoint of what the California Penal Code states. Mr. Martin examines why the law was created, who qualifies as a mandated reporter, the various types of abuse and neglect as well as concludes with how to actually make a report. Various scenarios will be presented throughout and as time permits questions will be answered on specific instances.
At the end of this presentation, participants will:
Measurable Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
1. The Law Protects
2. Who Does This Apply To?
3. When Do I Report?
4. Types of Abuse
5. Neglect Defined
6. How to Report?
Luke Matthew Martin began as a Staff Attorney at CAMFT in
April of 2019. He has completed his Bachelor's degree in
English and Political Science, Master of Business
Administration, and Juris Doctorate Degree specializing in
Child Family and Elder Law with honors.
Prior to coming to CAMFT, Luke had a private practice focusing on civil litigation and served as general counsel for several businesses with annual revenues totaling well over $5 million. He has been recognized by the State Bar of California for his legal service to domestic violence victims and awarded the Wiley E. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services.
In addition to his work at CAMFT, Luke also serves on multiple committees, boards, and as an associate faculty/lecturer for several colleges and universities.
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