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Parent Coordination Workshop

Flyer for Parent Coordination Workshop on September 11 and 12, 2015. Displays information, pricing, and schedule.Join us for this upcoming Professional Development Workshop with Barbara Jo Fidler Ph.D., C.Psych., Acc.FM.

**This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours.

Date: Friday, September 11 & Saturday, September 12, 2015

Location: Community Room, Faculty of Education Building, Western University, 1137 Western Road, London, Ontario, N6G 1G7

Cost: $500 for 2 days
         $300 for 1 Day

Materials provided: Sample PC Agreement, intake questionnaires, checklists and forms, seminal articles, powerpoint handout, bibliography and more.

A certificate of attendance will also be provided.

Registration: Registration closed.

View the full flyer for more information

Agenda:

September 11, 2015  (9:00am - 4:30pm)

Morning  (9am – Noon)

  1. Definition, Roles & Functions of Parenting Coordination
  2. Historical Context & State of PC Practice & Legislation in Canada and the US
  3. Professional Standards of Practice, Guidelines & Training Requirements

Afternoon (1:00 – 4:30pm)

  1. Research Summary: Benefits & Effectiveness
  2. Appropriate & Inappropriate Case
  3. Domestic Abuse/Violence & Power Imbalances: Considerations & Implications For Parenting Coordination
  4. High Conflict Personalities: Tips & Management Strategies
  5. Parenting Plans for High Conflict

September 12, 2015  (9:00am - 4:30pm)

Morning (9am – Noon)

  1. Parenting Coordination: Nuts & Bolts
    1. Referral, Intake & Screening
    2. Contracting: Parenting Coordination Agreement
    3. Assessment of Family Dynamics, Parental Conflict & Impasse

Afternoon (1:00 – 4:30pm)

  1. Facilitation & Consensus Building: Mediation, Conflict Resolution & Disengagement
    • Parent Education
    • Involvement of Collaterals Sources
    • Involvement of Children: When & How to Include
    • Case Examples
  2. Decision-Making/Arbitration: Legal Framework & Fundamentals of Arbitration
  3. Procedure & Writing Awards
  1. Risk Management & Practice Challenges