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A Deeper Dive: The Intersection of Family Law and Psychology 2019

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Understand the thoughts, behaviours, and emotions in the case

Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (both days)
Vancouver Location TBA
or attend via webinar

Click on the course links to register for either Day 1 or Day 2.

Who should attend: All professionals involved in family breakdown, including lawyers, judges, mental health professionals, mediators, and arbitrators.

Learning level: All levels

This is the two-day update to our acclaimed program, Assessments and Interventions: The Intersection of Family Law and Psychology. As in 2016, this course is taught by a multidisciplinary faculty of expert psychologists, clinical counsellors, lawyers and judges, who will provide insights and practical guidance on the challenging intersections of law and psychology in family law disputes.

After taking this program, you will:

  • acquire tips for dealing with high conflict parents
  • be aware of issues concerning attachment and parenting plans
  • gain a deeper understanding of parenting assessments and the role of assessors
  • appreciate children’s perspectives of separation
  • better understand intersectional issues and cultural competence

Day One will feature a discussion of:

  • high conflict family law disputes
  • the neurobiological effect of conflict on children’s development
  • issues relating to attachment
  • creating appropriate parenting plans

Day Two will include an in-depth discussion of:

  • parenting assessments
  • new research on children’s experience of separation and wish to be included in decision-making after separation
  • important intersectional issues and cultural competence in family law, including the impact of culture, socioeconomic status, and domestic violence on decision-making

Join us and gain a better understanding of your clients’ and their children’s needs.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12 hours (a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
John-Paul E. Boyd — John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers, Vancouver and Calgary
Alyson Jones — Alyson Jones & Associates, West Vancouver
Morag M.J. MacLeod, QC — Barrister & Solicitor, Vancouver

 

Pricing 

EARLY BIRD 
Register by March 14/19
Regular Price
After March 14/19
Webinar  $889 $989
Webinar Articled Student N/A $494.50
In Person* $1,129 $1,239
In Person Articled Student* N/A $689.50

Save even more with your CPDone Pass

Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

Special pricing is available to mental health professionals. Please contact Customer Service for details and to register.

*Lunch is included both days.

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Gather your colleagues around a computer to save on Webinars and Rebroadcasts. Groups pay full price for the main registrant plus $179 ($319 for two-day courses) for each additional viewer. If your group includes a student, the first registration must be at the full rate if a lawyer is participating. Contact Customer Service for more information.

CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Nadia Myerthall
nmyerthall@cle.bc.ca
*non-practising

 



Format Live Course Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2019-04-11 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2019-04-12 4:00 PM
Location Vancouver location TBA
Spaces Available 38
Course Chair John-Paul E. Boyd, AOCA, MA, LLB
Course Chair Alyson Jones
Course Chair Morag M.J. MacLeod, QC
Course Presenter Robert Colby
Course Presenter Professor Nicholas Bala
Course Presenter Todd R. Bell
Course Presenter Nikki L. Charlton
Course Presenter Yuval Berger
Course Presenter Michael Elterman, PhD, MBA, RPsych
Course Presenter Susan Gamache, PhD, RPsych
Course Presenter The Honourable Mr. Justice G. Bruce Butler
Course Presenter Rebecca St. Clere England, PhD, RPsych
Course Presenter Bob Finlay, MA, RF, RCC
Course Presenter Leanne Harder, MSW, RSW, M.Ad.Ed.
Course Presenter Mary Korpach, PhD, RPsych
Course Presenter Dr. Rachel Birnbaum
Course Presenter Jereme Brooks
Course Presenter Zara Suleman
Course Presenter The Honourable Judge Patricia Bond
Course Presenter Zahra H. Jimale

Format Live Webinar Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2019-04-11 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2019-04-12 4:00 PM
Online Provider
Spaces Available 23

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