Tuesday, October 31, 2006
"AFCC is offering two outstanding training programs in December in collaboration with the University of Baltimore Center for Families, Children and the Courts in Baltimore, Maryland. Father Involvement: From Infant Overnights to Parental Alienation, presented by Dr. Marsha Kline Pruett, will take place December 4-5, 2006. Parenting Coordination: Working with High Conflict Families, presented by Dr. Robin M. Deutsch, will follow on December 6-7, 2006.
Father Involvement is a two day training for all professionals who work with separated or divorced parents and their children. This training will identify the impact of divorce on children and youth, present strategies to help children make healthy transitions and more. Dr. Kline Pruett is the Maconda Brown O’Connor Professor at Smith College and School of Social Work. She has trained professionals throughout the country, and served as commentator on radio and television news.
Parenting Coordination is a two day training for parenting coordinators, mediators, attorneys and mental health professionals who work with separating and divorcing families. Participants in this workshop will understand the psychological dynamics of high conflict families, identify the qualifications and abilities needed to be a parenting coordinator, and more. Dr. Deutsch is a psychologist and Director of Forensic Service of the Children and the Law Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.
Each training is eligible for 13 hours of continuing education for psychologists. The program brochure and registration from is posted on the AFCC Web site Link to Website. If you have any questions, please contact AFCC at Link to Contact or (608) 664-3750." By Dave Vigliotta, AFCC (last visited 10-30-06 NVS)