Wisconsin social worker Lawrence Kane III surrenders license on charges of false advertising, etc.

December 23, 2011

On December 12, 2011, the Social Worker Section of the Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board accepted the resignation and surrender of the social worker license of Lawrence Kane, III.

Kane, who owned and directed Wisconsin Community Mental Health Counseling Centers, was charged by the Board with engaging in false advertising; permitting an unlicensed person to practice psychotherapy; engaging in misleading business and billing practices to the detriment of his patients; intentionally violating patient confidences and engaging in the negligent practice of psychotherapy by conducting sessions in public places while simultaneously engaged in personal errands, among other things.

Source: Final Decision and Order in the Matter of the Disciplinary Proceedings Against Lawrence Kane, III, LCSW, DHA Case SPS 10-0101 and DHA Case SPS 11-0064, Order 0001013, State of Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board.

Comments
Ladd White
2012-03-28 12:37:09
It's about time he lost his liscense. He has been engaging in illegal and unethical practices for years!

Jane
2012-05-31 11:26:44
I feel better that he is not practicing anymore. He used and manipulated clients for his own benefit, not to mention for his own financial gain.

Clide Owens
2012-11-13 13:13:07
They should do a follow up on this crook as I bet he is still running the show at http://www.communitymhccenters.com/. I relapsed multiple times because of this dirt bag and spent a bunch of cash.



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