This workshop will assist the non-forensic mental health professional with strategies for working with post-divorce co-parents and their children. We will cover significant legal concepts relevant to parents (and counselors) in co-parenting situations including common post-divorce family issues relevant to your role as a family therapist.
- Legal definition of shared parenting and relevant Florida statutes. Understand how the statutes and agreements made by parents can create boundary’s.
- Discussion of how time-sharing and decision making can be different for each family and what is practical and in the best interest of the child(ren).
- Discussion of what co-parenting relationship looks like, the mode of communication and appropriate communication content. Overview of resources available to assist co-parenting, parenting coordination and counseling.
- Post divorce/judgment changes impacting the family including re-marriage, relocation, financial impacts and resistant child(ren).
Date: To Be Announced
Time: To Be Announced
Location: Office of Dr. Barbara Kelly / Maitland Florida
Instructors: Barbara Kelly, Ph.D. and Lori Caldwell-Carr, Attorney
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*Continuing Education (CE) credit is available for 491 Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Credits will provided by Michael Freeny Associates who is an approved provider by the Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling to offer continuing education credits. CE Provider #: 50-1356 Exp 03/31/13.