NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MFT-6201CA - California Law and Professional Ethics

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 12

This course is designed specifically for Students living in or seeking licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in the state of California. The course focuses on legal and ethical issues related to the profession of marriage and family therapy and the practice of individual, couple, and family therapy in the state of California. The course includes content regarding contemporary professional ethics and laws regarding the scope of practice, therapeutic and clinical considerations involving legal and ethical practice of MFTs, family law, current legal trends in the mental health profession, psychotherapist-patient privilege, confidentiality, the patient dangerous to self or others, the treatment of minors with and without parental consent, professional identity including the relationship between the sense of self and human values and one’s professional behavior and ethics, legal and ethical standards for different types of work settings, and the licensure laws and process.



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