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Practice What You Preach: NV Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Loses Custody

Practice What You Preach:

NV Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Loses Custody

 

Going to a family therapist for sound advice or a guide to ethical decisions?  If you live in Nevada, you may want to think again.  Could very well be the advice they give actually will make your situation worse…and even lose your child!

 

Clark County, Nevada

September 21, 2015

  

The State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors governs therapists in this state and are under the guidelines of (NRS) Nevada Revised Statues CHAPTER 641 & CHAPTER 641A in the Nevada Administrative code.

Basically they are supposed to act like a licensed psychologist, clinical counselor, or certified behavior interventionist…and have the same ethics, too.

 In the case of Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Dr. Yolanda A. Trevino, this hasn’t been the case. For example, according to November 2014 Justice of the Peace case (#14F17343X), an arrest warrant was issued to Trevino for non-sufficient funds/checks and theft - both of which are felonies - totaling just over $75,000…!!!

 In addition, there are NRS, NAC, and AAMFT (American Associations for Marriage & Family Therapists) code of ethics violations by her having children - and even her own child - evaluated by a doctor that works for her.  This would be like going to Gotham City and having The Riddler hire the Joker to see if you are crazy. For a list of ALL the NRS, NAC, AAMFT codes that have been broken, see the bottom of the article…

 

In the meantime, let’s look at some of the “therapeutic behaviors” this therapist practices in her own life, according to an evidentiary hearing affidavit filed in a recent investigation (Case #D-07-384539):

 

1)   Trevino fails to co-parent excessive days missing from child’s school.

2)   Trevino medicates the child unnecessarily

3)   Trevino gives medication to Dad with no instructions on how to use them or what they are for.

4)   Trevino does not provide medical records or communicate with the father about doctor visits.

5)   Trevino alienates child from Dad.

6)   Trevino changes a nannie and babysitters every 8-12 weeks leaving them to care for the child while Mom is out almost every night until 3am.

7)   Trevino takes trips leaving the child to be cared for by someone who has no relationship with the child.

8)                 Trevino leaves daughter home alone with random men whom she only knows for days.

9)                 Trevino asked her bodyguard to set up (Dad) Michael Broadway, by planting cocaine in his car so he can be arrested.

10)          Trevino makes her minor child, who is now 8 years, old feel guilty about visiting her father to the verge of tears.

11)          Trevino was observed giving her child ice cream, chocolates, cream soda for breakfast after the doctor told her she needs to improve her daughter diet.

12)          Trevino is paranoid constantly changing her phones and inventorying the contents of her purse.

13)          Trevino offered to pay her bodyguard an additional $1000 per month for him to find someone she can have sex with 3 times per day or multiple men for her to have sex with 3 times per day.

14)          Trevino lived with and would leave her daughter alone with a man that was arrested for Medicaid Fraud and under investigation for lewdness and sexual assault accusations.

15)          Trevino also was living with a man that is around her daughter who is a known criminal and has gang affiliated tattoos associated with the Mexican mafia.

16)          Trevino takes a drug cocktail of several prescription drugs for migraines, depression and other general issues.

17)          Trevino was living with a man that was arrested for punching a homeless man in the head and later died from his injuries. He was imprisoned for Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm and currently has no driver’s license but was allowed to drive the minor child. Trevino and child were ousted out of their own home by the same individual and that forced Mom and child to live in a Hotel.

 Welcome to the morals and ethical standards of Clark County’s Marriage and Family Therapists!  Here are the ethical codes being broken:

 

1.13 Relationships with Third Parties.

Marriage and family therapists, upon agreeing to provide services to a person or entity at the request of a third party, clarify, to the extent feasible and at the outset of the service, the nature of the relationship with each party and the limits of confidentiality.

 

3.12 Professional Misconduct.

Marriage and family therapists may be  in violation of this Code and subject to termination of membership or other appropriate action if they: (a) are convicted of any felony; (b) are convicted of a misdemeanor related to their qualifications or functions; (c) engage in conduct which could lead to conviction of a felony, or a misdemeanor related to their qualifications or functions; (d) are expelled from or disciplined by other professional organizations; (e) have their licenses or certificates suspended or revoked or are otherwise disciplined by regulatory bodies; (f) continue to practice marriage and family therapy while no longer competent to do so because they are impaired by physical or mental causes or the abuse of alcohol or other substances; or (g) fail to cooperate with the Association at any point from the inception of an ethical complaint through the completion of all proceedings regarding that complaint.

 

4.1 Exploitation.

Marriage and family therapists who are in a supervisory role are aware of their influential positions with respect to students and supervisees, and they avoid exploiting the trust and dependency of such persons. Therapists, therefore, make every effort to avoid conditions and multiple relationships that could impair professional objectivity or increase the risk of exploitation. When the risk of impairment or exploitation exists due to conditions or multiple roles, therapists take appropriate precautions.

 

4.2 Therapy with Students or Supervisees.

Marriage and family therapists do not provide therapy to current students or supervisees. 

 

4.6 Existing Relationship with Students or Supervisees

Marriage and family therapists are aware of their influential positions with respect to supervisees, and they avoid exploiting the trust and dependency of such persons.  Supervisors, therefore, make every effort to avoid conditions and multiple relationships with supervisees that could impair professional judgment or increase the risk of exploitation.  Examples of such relationships include, but are not limited to, business or close personal relationships with supervisees or the supervisee’s immediate family.  When the risk of impairment or exploitation exists due to conditions or multiple roles, supervisors document the appropriate precautions taken.

 

State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors:  See website: http://marriage.nv.gov/Services/MFT/

 

(AAMFT) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapist Code of Ethics: see website: https://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/Content/legal_ethics/code_of_ethics.aspx

 

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In other News (click onto links):

 

“Did Child Protective Services and a Family Court Judge Fail To Protect a Child?”

http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=58653&story_id=410050

“City of North Las Vegas refusal to collectively bargain and lack of police staffing”

http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=59920&story_id=408809

Caught on tape: “NEVADA ASSEMBLYMAN INTERVIEWS ONE WAY BUT VOTES ANOTHER”

http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=59919&story_id=405529

 

“Is Clark County Family Court a Kangaroo Court?”

http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=29425&story_id=406924

 

Judge refuses to enforce court order:
http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=58654&story_id=404274

Good Old Boys Retaliate:
http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=58654&story_id=404272

CCSD Teacher & Former Clark County Candidate Charged with Strangling his Ex-Wife:

http://yournews.com/copyroom/mynews.asp?zipcode=58654&story_id=404271

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Comment by Steve Sanson on September 25, 2015 at 1:13am

A complaint was filed with the Nevada MFT Board on 9/24/15

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