This course provides instruction in the professional ethics and legal issues that marriage and family therapists must integrate into their thinking and practice. Laws and regulations relevant to practice as a MFT including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT) code of ethics will be reviewed. Ethical issues relevant to practice with people with diverse and intersecting identifies will be considered. Attention is given to preparing for the licensing process.