• Children, Families and the Law

    The Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law (CECFL) recognizes the life-changing decisions that are made when children and families come before Courts.

Post Certificate Course: Advanced Parenting Coordination

Instructor:  Robin M. Deutsch, PhD

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.

Online Course begins November 20, 2017 for four weeks.
Participants may ALSO participate in the two consultation days.
Consultation Residence Days: December 15, 2017 (one day), January 19, 2018 (one day) 

Register for online only portion for 12 CE Credits, $475

Register for online portion and two consultation days for 18 CE credits, $1,500
(Limited to 10 people. We will be discussing YOUR cases. Lunch is provided for each consultation day.)