• Friday, February 19, 2021 - Saturday, February 20, 2021

LAMFT Annual 2021 Virtual Conference

About the Conference: Coming Back From Covid-19: New Perspectives on MFT Practice, Ethics, Survival, and Well-Being

CE Details: 12 Credits | Approved for LMFTs/PLMFTs by LAMFT and LPCs/PLPCs by LCA. 


"This program is approved for 12 hours of LMFT/PLMFT continuing education by the LAMFT. LAMFT is a geographic interest network of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy.

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors and Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors. This program meets requirements up to 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors."

LAMFT Conference Schedule 2021

Friday – February 19th

8:30- 10:00 am Welcome and Our Opening Presentation:  Shift happens!” How we adapt, improvise, and differentiate to meet the pandemic moment and beyond – Theresa Thomas, PhD, LMFT-S; Jennifer Rush, M.Ed, LMFT-SC, LPC-S; Tim Dwyer, PhD

10:00 – 11:00am -  Ethical Concerns in the Transition to the Online World of Therapy, Supervision, & Learning – Jana Sutton, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S; David Hale, PhD, LMFT-S; Katherine Wilson, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S; Lawrencia Jenkins, MA, PLMFT, PLPC; Kimberly Wyatt, MA

11:00 – 12:00 pm – Understanding Anxiety and the Rise of Symptoms since COVID-19 (Diagnosis/Assessment)  - Christian Dean, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S

12:00 – 1:00 pm – MFTAC Board Update – Kelly Tyner, PhD, LMFT-S; Ron Cathy, LMFT-S, LPC-S; Jamie Doming, MBA

1:00 – 2:00 pm – A Panel on Ethics: Stories and Perspectives from Faculty– Jana Sutton, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S; David Hale, PhD, LMFT-S; Wendel Ray, PhD, LMFT; Kathy Steele, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S; David Spruill, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S; Laura Fazio-Griffith, PhD, LMFT, LPC-S; Samuel Shannon, PhD, PLMFT; Van Frusha, PhD, LPC;

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Clinical Interventions for Anxiety Disorders - (Diagnosis/Assessment) - ­­­Christian Dean, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S

3:00 – 4:30 pm – Some Things Change, and Some Stay the Same: How MFT Practice and Organizations Evolved Post-Pandemic – Brian Canfield, EdD, LPC, LMFT & Closing Statements with Theresa Thomas, PhD, LMFT-S; Jennifer Rush, MA, LMFT-SC 

Saturday, February 20th

8:00 – 9:00 am Substance Use Assessing Among COVID Difficulties (Diagnosis/Assessment), Jennifer Rush, M.Ed, LMFT-SC, LPC-S

9:00 – 10:00 am Establishing Rapport in Online MFT and Counseling Programs – Jacqueline Bell, PhD

10:00 – 11:00 am Self-Care Among Us and Them during COVID- Jennifer Rush, M.Ed, LMFT-SC, LPC-S ,Grace Kulage, PLPC

11:00 – 12:00 pm  Considerations for Interactional Virtual Reality Therapy (IVRT) – John Webb, PhD, LPC, LMFT; Garrett Humphries, MA, PLMFT & Closing Statements: Our Next Step! Theresa Thomas, PhD, LMFT-S; Jennifer Rush, M.Ed, LMFT-SC, LPC-S

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