Ethics and Impairment Committee (EIC)
Who we are: The SFCP Ethics and Impairment Committee was formed in 2002 and reports directly to the Board of Directors. The EIC is composed of two co-chairs, and approximately ten members appointed by the by the co-chairs to serve a three-year term that is renewable for one additional three-year term. Committee members are members of SFCP including at least one candidate member.
Our Mission: The EIC is charged with promoting and ensuring the integrity of SFCP and its members and has both educational and protective functions.
What we do: To serve its mission, the EIC has several component functions.
- The EIC provides confidential, informal consultations to members of SFCP and others who contact the co-chairs. These informal consultations with the co-chairs of the EIC may address questions about ethical conduct or impairment in an educational, often problem-solving mode.
- The EIC may sponsor and promote educational events about ethical concerns.
- Finally, the EIC responds to written complaints of analyst ethical misconduct or impairment according to the Guidelines provided below.
Membership list as of July 1, 2010:
Linda Bartlett, Ph.D.
Michael Donner, Ph.D.
Robert Friend, M.D.
Maureen Katz, M.D.
Susan Kolodny, D.M.H.
Katherine MacVicar, M.D.
Melissa Nelken, J.D.
Milton Schaefer, Ph.D.
Terese Schulman, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Dena Sorbo, L.C.S.W.
To contact either co-chair:
Paul Ransohoff, D.M.H. (650) 325-1579
Robert Epstein, M.D. (510) 848-0900
Click here for Ethics and Impairment Committee Guidelines.