The essential desk reference just got essential-er.
Basics of California Law for LMFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs [6th edition] available now
It's a minor update compared to past revisions, but there's still important new stuff here:
- Updated information on Supervision based on 2019 law changes
- New practice test questions for each chapter
- Updated discussion on Emotional Support Animals, clients remaining anonymous, and other current issues
Basics is used as a textbook in law and ethics courses around the state, and as a desk reference for practicing therapists at all career levels. See why Diane Gehart, PhD calls Basics "an indispensible resource."
Key Changes to California Supervision Laws
California Assembly Bill 93 took effect January 1, 2019. It makes important changes to the state's rules for supervised experience. Two of the biggest changes involve triadic supervision and the 90-day rule.
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California MFT Law & Ethics Exam: BBS Sample Questions, explained
The exam handbook includes sample questions and the right answers, but it doesn't tell you why those answers are correct. Here, we give the rationales.
There's a special offer on our California MFT Exam Prep bundle at the end, too.
We're fighting for you: California's broken MFT Clinical Exam
I delivered prepared remarks on the low MFT Clinical Exam pass rate at the Board of Behvaioral Sciences (BBS) meeting November 2 in Orange, CA.
Why we launched #PostThePay
Too many job listings for counselors and therapists only mention pay vaguely, if they mention it at all. It's part of a culture in mental health care that keeps wages low and professionals feeling disempowered.
It's bad for employers too, as they waste time on applicants who would never accept the pay they offer -- and they leave themselves vulnerable to accusations of wage discrimination.
We'd like to change that.
Changes to California Supervision Rules
Assembly Bill 93 took effect on January 1, 2019. It makes significant changes to the rules around supervision for California MFTs, PCCs, and CSWs. The biggest changes: Triadic supervision, and the 90-day rule. Play the video to learn more.