An 8-hour online training program for parenting coordinators, custody evaluators, mediators, judicial officers, and other professionals who work with high-conflict families.
This program addresses the challenges often associated with the most intractable family disputes, including intimate partner violence, parent-child contact problems (including parental alienation), substance misuse, mental health disorders, and working with children in dispute resolution and evaluative processes. The program takes place in two segments per day, two hours each. Registration includes access to recordings of all training program sessions. Presenters will examine how to address these difficult challenges, including: the dynamics of intimate partner violence in parenting time disputes; the continuum for parent-child contact problems (including affinity, alignment, realistic estrangement, and parental alienation); the effects of substance misuse and mental illness on the family system; and when and how to involve children in the dispute resolution process. Presenters will share the latest and most relevant research, while examining the many controversies related to these issues from multiple perspectives.
Participants in this training will learn to:
Note: If you are unable to attend live, stay tuned to the AFCC website for a special offer. Recordings of the training programs will be available at a reduced price following the completion of both programs. Continuing education credit is available only for programs attended live.