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Psychological and Counseling

Attorney at Work: How to Best Use a Mental Health Professional

The role of the mental health professional (MHP) in Family law is evolving. Counsel are retaining their own MHP’s early in custody cases as “consulting trial experts”. Some MHP help prepare a client for the court custody evaluations or mediations. A “review expert” helps counsel analyze a custody evaluation for negotiation and trial preparation. Attorneys also use a MHP in preparation for “witness support”. The Collaborative Divorce model uses MHP as “coaches”. This presentation and the materials by an experienced mental health professional and a private judge discuss an Alternative Hybrid Model to assist counsel in the resolution or litigation of custody disputes. Spend one hour exploring this emerging trend. .

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 1 of 4

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 1.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law. All combined presentations are worth 5.5 hours.

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 2 of 4

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 1.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law. All combined parts total 5.5 hours.

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 3 of 4

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 1.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law. The combined series is a total of 5.5 hours.

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Children’s Adjustment Following Separation and Divorce: Current Research and Practice Implications Part 4 of 4

Joan Kelly is the nationally recognized expert in children’s adjustments to divorce, custody and access issues. Her five and one half hour presentation provides insight into the latest research, background and skills to develop parenting plans and mediate custody issues recognizing child development. Her years of specialized experience from her research, writing, mediation practice and teaching provides practical advice and suggestions to the family law attorney. Joan Kelly, a clinical psychologist, authored the classic book “Surviving the Breakup:How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce”.Her presentation is directed to Family Law attorneys. This presentation is approved for 1.5 hours of specialization and recertification credit in psychological and counseling aspects of family law. The combined series is a total of 5.5 hours.

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