GAMFT Events


August 2022

2022 Virtual Ethics Event: 1013 Training & Intro to Legislative Action

  • Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • Time: 9am to 3pm, EST
  • Live Webinar Event; Synchronous
  • CEUs: 5 MFT Ethics CEUs

This two-part event will cover 1013 training and an introduction to legislative action and advocacy. In this synchronous Zoom event, you will earn five (5) MFT ethics CEUs just in time for the 2022 licensure renewals in September! During this training, you will learn how and when to complete life-saving 1013/2013s — a privilege MFTs just secured in the 2021 legislative session. You’ll also learn how the Mental Health Parity Act that was passed in the most recent legislative session will affect you and your clients. Lastly, we’ll cover how you can become more involved in shaping the future our our licensure and mental health care in Georiga through legislative advocacy.

Click here to learn more & buy tickets →


Online Chapter Event: East Georgia Chapter

Legal and Ethical: Writing Great Progress Notes with Guest Presenter Barbara Griswold, LMFT. 

  • Date: Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Time: 1pm to 4pm, EST
  • Live Webinar Event; Synchronous
  • Cost: $95, contact Karen Shaw Burch to register
  • 3 CE ethics hours approved

Barbara Griswold, M.S., is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the author of Navigating the Insurance Maze: The Therapist’s Complete Guide to Working with Insurance – And Whether You Should, just released in its 8th edition. She has over 28 years of experience as a provider for more than 20 insurance networks. In addition to her private practice in San Jose, California, she provides consultations (via video, phone or email) to therapists nationwide with question about insurance, progress notes, or practice building, and has provided trainings to hundreds of therapist groups. She has been interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” and her articles have appeared in Psychotherapy Networker and The Therapist magazines. Her latest mission is to educate therapists on “What Should be In Your Client Charts: Writing Great Progress Notes,” the subject of one of her webinars. Barbara publishes an e-newsletter called “What Every Therapist Should Know About Insurance.” Barbara previously served as Orals Examiner for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and on the Board of Directors and Ethics Committee for the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. To view her complete resume, click here.


September 2022

Chapter Event: East Georgia Chapter

Clinical Approach to Decision Making in Couples & Family Therapy

Presenter: Carl Johnson, MA, LMFT

Date: Friday, September 9th, 2022
Time: 11:30-1pm EST
Location: The Snelling Center, Augusta GA
Cost: $35 (A plated lunch will be included)
Contact and Registration: Karen Shaw Burch
Hours: 1 hr Core Approved

October 2022

Save the Date:  Armour Lecture Series scheduled for October 28, 2022


Chapter Event: East Georgia Chapter

When Money Shows up in the Room; An Intro to Financial Therapy
Presenter: Ashley Quamme, LMFT
Date: Friday, Oct 21st, 2022
Time: 9-12 pm EST
Location: The Snelling Center, Augusta GA
Cost: $90
Contact and Registration: Karen Shaw Burch
Hours: 3 hr Core Approved