Preparing for the 2024 California MFT Law & Ethics Exam

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Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFTs) in California need to take the state's MFT Law and Ethics Exam in their first year of registration. This study guide is designed to efficiently prepare you for the California MFT Law & Ethics Exam.

Key features:

  • Current to 2024 state law, including changes to elder and dependent adult abuse reporting
  • Updated to the new 2024 BBS Exam Plan
  • More than 100 practice questions with rationales, including a full-length (75-question) practice test and 25-item mini-mock exam 
  • More than 30 of those practice questions are new to this edition 
  • Subscale scoring on the mock exam, so you can see specific areas of strength and weakness, and focus your continued studying accordingly
  • Expanded guidance on test-taking strategy

This guide is focused squarely on the information you need to know for the test. It addresses each and every one of the 147 areas of knowledge the BBS uses when developing the exam itself. The study guide follows the same structure as the exam plan, so you can see which areas are most emphasized on the exam itself.

By using this book, you can go into your MFT Law & Ethics Exam confident and well-prepared.

You've got this.



   About the test (includes test-taking strategy)
   Before the test: Preparation strategies
   After the test: Celebrating and planning next steps
   Key changes for 2024


   Consent, confidentiality, and privilege
   Limits of confidentiality, including mandated reporting
   Legal standards for professional practice


   Professional competence and integrity
   Responsibility to clients and the counseling relationship
   Practice practices and professional responsibilities

Mini-mock exam

   Mini-mock exam (25 items)
   Answers and rationales

Full-length practice exam

   Practice exam (75 items)
   Answers and rationales

Appendix: 2024 BBS exam plan with Index

Paperback | 356 pages

ISBN 979-8-9864668-3-5