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Come see me at the 2016 AAMFT Annual Conference September 03, 2016 12:44

I'll be presenting multiple times at this year's AAMFT Conference in Indianapolis. Come see me at any of the following:

Networking Luncheon
Friday, 12:30p-2:00p
Benjamin Caldwell

We have decades of data proving that psychotherapy works. But data also shows that spending on therapy is rapidly declining -- fewer people are coming -- as training costs and requirements increase. MFTs at all career levels are impacted by these trends, which are already pushing some well-qualified therapists out of the field. Ben Caldwell hosts this fast-paced, data-driven, and ultimately optimistic presentation that will outline the specific steps MFTs can take on an individual basis to improve their own practices, while saving our field from becoming one by and for the wealthy.

306 Advancing Accountability in MFT: A Hackathon
Friday, September 16, 2:15p-4:15p
William Northey, Benjamin Caldwell, Thomas Sexton, Diane Gehart

In this workshop participants will be challenged to brainstorm creative and effective ways (i.e., “hack”) to address critical issues facing MFTs related to training and practice in accountability-driven environments and how to best differentiate MFTs from other mental health professionals based on our unique values. Participants will join subgroups lead by thought leaders to consider these contemporary challenges. #MFThack

611 Ethical Issues for MFT Practice and Supervision: 2016
Sunday, September 18, 9:00a-12:00p
Steve Livingston, Michael Bishop, Jeff Bryson, Lisa Tedeschi, Ben Caldwell

This panel presentation will explore ethical considerations in using technology in MFT practice and supervision, areas of high risk and liability that are most likely to result in ethical complaints, examine procedures involved in the process of responding to an ethical complaint made to the AAMFT Ethics Committee, and facilitate an open forum for exploring current MFT ethical issues.

I hope to see you there!


User's Guide to the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics now available August 24, 2015 14:15

Cover image copyright 2015 AAMFTI was proud to serve as editor for the User's Guide to the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics, a collection of case vignettes illustrating each standard in the new ethics code. The User's Guide is available now on amazon.

Featured in Triathlete magazine March 30, 2015 17:25

I was recently interviewed by Susan Lacke for her "Triathlete Love" column in Triathlete magazine. We talked about what to do in a relationship where one partner is more active than the other.