A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • November 13, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Online - Through Zoom

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This is our fourth (and final) of 4 Law and Ethics Presentations. 

Register now for the FREE (for SBCAMFT members!) November 13th CE (1.5 hours of CE credits) PartIV Law and Ethics Presentation:

A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

November 13th, 2020 L&E Presentation


Luke Martin, MBA, JD

November 13, 2020 L&E Presentation


A. Title

“A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act”

November 13, 2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am

B. Instructor Information

Luke Martin, Esq.

CAMFT Staff Attorney

(Resume attached)

C.General Information/Description

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. 

D.Educational Goals

At the end of this presentation, participants will:

  • Be able to identify the specific categories of abuse and neglect
  • Understand their obligations to report as a mandate reporter
  • Recognize where and how they must report abuse and neglect 

E. Measurable Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize why the law was created and acknowledge potential deficiencies in the law
  • Interpret the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act as it relates to marriage and family therapy
  • Assess multiple scenarios to analyze if child abuse and neglect has occurred

F.Outline 

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? 


Additional Notes Pertaining To Our Policy As A CE Provider:

1) This course has been designed for a mental health professional that include LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Also, Pre-licensed and Associate members may earn hours of experience for attending the Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT workshops as approved by their supervisor.

2) Refund/Cancelation Policy: Attendees may cancel registration and request a refund one week from the time of the event.

3) To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at events@sbcamft.org.

4) To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email events@sbcamft.org.

5) Course Completion Certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form.

6) As required by the California Board of Behavioral Science, this course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's.

7) SBCAMFT provider number (57942).

8) Santa Barbara Chapter CAMFT is Approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and content.

9) The America with Disabilites Act (ADA accomodates attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Event is ADA compliant.

Additional Information:

*This webinar will be available by Zoom. If you do not already have a free Zoom account, sign up for it today. The Zoom link will be emailed in advance of the webinar. The webinar will be a mixture of lecture and also Q&A.

For more information and online registration, click on the following link: November 11: A Therapist’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act.

We look forward to seeing you there! 


Warm regards,

Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT


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