Advanced Parenting Coordination
Sponsored by The Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law at William James College
Robin M. Deutsch, PhD, instructor
Online Course begins November 20, 2017
Consultation Days: Fridays, December 8, 2017 & January 26, 2018 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Participants in this advanced training will learn advanced strategies and techniques to work effectively with difficult clients including those with personality disorders, and manage cases where children resist contact with a parent and where young children are involved. Participants should have completed either the William James College Parenting Coordination course or another minimum two-day core training course on Parenting Coordination and have some experience providing or referring to parenting coordinator services.
Participants in this course will:
- Recognize the characteristics of PC clients that make them challenging.
- Learn skills to motivate parents to co-parent more effectively
- Gain understanding of and provide interventions with families when a child is resisting contact with a parent.
- Learn strategies to manage cases of estrangement and abuse
- Learn to better manage cases involving infants and young children
- Gain competence in strategies for when the PC process gets derailed
- Explore techniques to work with collaborative teams
- Explore strategies to manage and minimize professional risk.
- Participate in group processes to apply knowledge and skills
Program Code: APC17
18 CE Credits
The registration fee includes course materials and training.
Be sure to register early. Space is limited to 10 participants.
Or go here to learn more about the ONLINE only version of this course:
Robin M. Deutsch, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of the Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law at William James College, and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. She practices as a custody evaluator, mediator, parent coordinator, therapist and consultant. Dr. Deutsch lectures widely throughout North America and Europe on Parenting Coordination, parenting and child development and complex issues related to family conflict, including parent alienation, attachment, abuse and neglect and trauma. She has published extensively on issues related to attachment, alienation, co-parenting after divorce, high conflict divorce, parenting plans and parenting coordination. Dr. Deutsch has performed a wide variety of forensic evaluations and testified in juvenile, family, district and federal courts involving divorce and visitation disputes, relocation, domestic violence, adoption, alienation, abuse and neglect. She provides consultation and expert witness services on boundary violations, ethical issues, child and adolescent development, complex custody issues and custody and parenting evaluations. Dr. Deutsch was a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) task force that developed Guidelines for Parenting Coordinators (2011), the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Task Force that developed Guidelines for Parenting Coordinators (2006), and the AFCC Task force that developed Guidelines for Court Involved Therapists (2010). She was the former President of the AFCC (2008-2009) and the former Chair of the APA Ethics Committee (2007).