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(CA 06) updated 4/19


Geographical area served:
San Fernando Valley, Ventura County, Los Angeles

Permanent Chapter Contact Information:
Charles M Litman Ph.D MFT
(818) 888-0211

Meeting location:
Foundations Recovery Network: 17167 Ventura Blvd. Encino, Ca. 91316
Second Floor

Chapter meeting dates/times:
Ten chapter meetings per year. Normally the 4th Friday of the month. Meeting times are Registration and networking 8:30 AM-9:00 AM. Program is 9:00 AM-11:00 AM.

Why should I attend?
Chapter meetings are a great way to make professional contacts, network, discover new resources, and develop new skills.

Chapter program:
A segment of each meeting is dedicated to the introduction of members and non-members. We encourage all attendees to make announcements about upcoming events, news related to the field, and job opportunities. After announcements, an educational training is presented.

Continuing education:
Each training provides a minimum of 1.5 pre-approved professional development hours (PDH).

Cost to attend meeting:
Members - $15.00
Non-members - $20.00

For more information about our chapter or upcoming meetings, contact:


April 26, 2019
 On The Corner of Human Resources & Mental Health
 Deborah Matthews

 8:30am Networking
 9 - 11 am 2 CE Presentation (without break)
 Learning Objectives:

 Understand an overview of mental health issues in the workplace
 Identify mental health impacts on employee wellbeing and employer success
 Describe Strategies for HR, EAP and Providers to manage workplace mental health issues
 Locate and utilize resources available to HR, EAP & Providers

 When we think about employee health we only focus on their physical wellbeing.  We create wellness programs communicating ideas on diet and exercise.  We provide flu shots.   And yes these programs do encourage productivity.  However depression, anxiety, addiction, and stress are affecting the company’s bottom line as well.  We need to prioritize our employee’s mental health as well as their physical health as part of our overall workforce health strategy.  In this seminar, we will look at how the mental health of employee impacts the bottom line and the various strategies for HR, EAP and providers to work together to address the issues that arise. Please join us on April 26, 2019 for this intriguing seminar by Deborah Matthews.
Deborah Matthews is a creative, results-driven Human Resources Consultant with a 25+ year record of advancement and achievement. She consistently elevates workforces by generating service-oriented programs and initiatives that foster staff morale, performance, and retention with a unique technical focus on building highly effective, ROI-based work environments. She holds a degree in Communication from California State University, Fullerton. She is a highly requested trainer in a variety of human resource topics including leadership development, communication, enhancing performance evaluation meetings and how to inspiring staff members to perform with integrity and professionalism.
NEW Meeting Location: 
Tarzana Treatment Center
6022 Variel Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA

For details, special accommodations or to RSVP, please contact Naheed Awan (240) 381-8154

2 CE Credits provided through CEPA #13918 CAMFT approved continuing education provider for MFT, LCSW, LPC. $15 members, $20 nonmember fee (refund policy at door). Please notify of ADA accommodation needs. 

EAPA SFV meets the fourth Friday at each month for 2 CE presentation.


Charles Litman
(818) 888-0211

Vice President
Frank Mazzola
818 760-1967

David Lisonbee
310 629-9669

Naheed Carter
310 948-2772

Membership Chairperson
Miles Murdaugh

Education Chairperson
Cynthia Cooper

Ethics Chairperson
Charles M Litman Ph.D MFT



Chapter notices can be viewed on our San Fernando Chapter web site.


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