Upcoming Event!


  • November 13, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


ZOOM Presentation
United States
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Sierra Foothills CAMFT presents

State of the Profession

by CAMFT Executive Director

Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE

A Zoom presentation on

Saturday, November 13, 2021, 12 Noon to 1:30 pm

Last day for early registration is Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 6 pm

After you register, a link will be sent to you by our Zoom host Dean Bender prior to the presentation.

Speaker Bio:
Nabil Hassan El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, is the Executive Director of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). In this role, he represents over 32,000 marriage and family therapists and trainees in the state of California. Prior to joining CAMFT in 2018, Nabil served as Associate Executive Director at the American Psychological Association (APA), practiced as a pediatric psychologist, was faculty in Case School of Medicine in Pediatrics and the Center for Reducing Health Disparities, and adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University.

General information/Description:
Join CAMFT Executive Director, Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE for an understanding about events, legislation, and internal association processes that are currently impacting CAMFT members.

Educational Goals:
Designed for Mental Health Professionals, this 90-min presentation will discuss general CAMFT issues and the importance of a Professional Will. There will also be updates from BBS, as well as California and Federal legislative updates. Finally, discussion on why it is important to avail yourself of the Legal Consultation service CAMFT provides. There will be ample time for Q&A.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:

  • Cite at least 3 recent/pending legislations and how marriage and family therapists may be impacted by the bills
  • Identify 1 resource for legal consultation for therapists
  • Identify important components of a Professional Will

Course Training Level:
This is appropriate for all levels.

Award of Course Completion Certificates:
Upon completion of course, attendees will receive a Certificate for 1.5 CEUs or a Certificate for 1.5 Attendance Hours after completing a course evaluation.


Member of any CAMFT Chapter
Licensed:   $15
Pre-licensed:    $Free

Not a member of any CAMFT Chapter
Licensed:   $25
Pre-licensed:    $Free

Refund Policy:
Early registration closes on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 6 p.m. Refunds may be provided prior to the close of registration, minus a $5 registration refund fee. No refunds are available after the close of registration. No partial credit is given for arriving late or leaving early.

Accommodation for disability and for addressing grievances:
Contact Lynne Thomson at lynne@lynnethomson.com or call: 916-987-9616.

Sierra Foothills CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP as well as non-licensed AMFT, ASW, APCC, graduate students and trainees. Provider number is 97723. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

All Sierra Foothills Chapter members are welcome to join the Board of Directors meeting. The next meeting is on ZOOM at 10:45 a.m. on November 13, 2021. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing Lynne Thomson, at lynne@lynnethomson.com so a link can be sent to you.