Staying on the Good Side of the BBS

  • October 11, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Marriott Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta 401 Storke Road Goleta, CA 92117
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  • SBCAMFT member with "active" status. This includes Clinical, Pre-Licensed, Student/Pre-Intern, Associate, and Affiliate members.

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SBCAMFT's Annual Law & Ethics Workshop

*FREE for SBCAMFT Members with valid Pre-Registration while space is available!

Sponsored by Simple Practice

Staying on the Good Side of the BBS

presented by David Jensen, JD, Former CAMFT Attorney

(6 CE Hours)

Friday October 11, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

4-4:30 pm SBCAMFT Annual Meeting

Course Description:

In this workshop, David Jensen, J.D., will give attendees an overview of the licensing board process and educate licensees and associates about the statutory powers that the BBS holds. Jensen will use real world examples to demonstrate common missteps and clarify expectations of the Board of Behavioral Sciences. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the complaint mechanism process for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
2. Discuss the 25 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 Issues.
4. Identify the "things" licensees and associates can do to stay on the good side of the BBS

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

About David Jensen

Dave Jensen was a Staff Attorney with CAMFT since April 2002. He was born in Flint, Michigan, but was raised in Tustin, California. 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. Dave passed the California bar examination in February 1999, and he did it on his first try! 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, and he is a regular contributor to The Therapist magazine.  Dave gives numerous law and ethics presentations to chapters, schools, and agencies, and his popular What Does the Law Expect of Me? series, which includes Parts I, II, III, and IV, have helped therapists to better understand their legal and ethical obligations.

*Registration on day of event begins at 8:30 am. Workshop starts promptly at 9:00 am. PLEASE only RSVP if you intend to come.

**Upon completion of workshop, participants will earn 6 CE Credits.

***All registrants must pre-register in order to receive discounted rate. Registration will be $125.00 at-the-door for both members and non-members.

**** Lunch Break 12 pm - 1pm (on your own)

SBCAMFT Annual meeting to follow L&E. Members will get fiscal report and a hear about the activities of the board of directors.

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

4) To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email

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 6 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.

The America with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodates attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Event is ADA Compliant.

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