20 Register Online at www.williamjames.edu/ce Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law Mental Health and Juvenile Justice The course in Mental Health and Juvenile Justice is designed for professionals engaged in providing evaluations and services to youth and families involved in
the juvenile justice system who aspire to improve outcomes for youth and families through enhancing their programs and services, and by more effectively partnering with public and private agencies and providers (state, local, tribal or other). JJ18-1 | $1,100 for 28 CE Credits Enrollment limited to 15 people. Child Maltreatment The course in Child Maltreatment is designed for professionals engaged in providing services to youth, families, and the courts who seek to provide or understand best practices of investigation, evaluation, and testimony in matters of child abuse or neglect. CM18-2 | $1,100 for 28 CE Credits Enrollment limited to 15 people. Certificate in Child and Family Forensics The Certificate in Child and Family Forensics provides students with a solid foundation in the concepts, theories and practices in child and family forensic mental health work and will help professionals hone their skills and increase their knowledge to prepare them for work in child welfare, juvenile delinquency, sexual offending, domestic violence, divorce custody and post-divorce parenting contexts. The five courses include: Child Custody Evaluation, Intimate Partner Violence, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, Child Maltreatment, and Parenting Coordination. These courses will review the law and systems, describe and practice protocols for evaluations, and review empirically based best practices and interventions through in-depth didactic instruction and opportunities for practice and consultation. Each course is a blended learning format and spans 4 weeks of online coursework for 13 hours and 15 hours of on-site instruction over a weekend in residence. Each course is 28 hours and 28 Continuing Education Units. Courses are open to mental health professionals, attorneys, judges, mediators, court personnel and other professionals interested in child and family forensic issues. Students who complete four courses will obtain a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic Issues from William James College. For more information visit www.williamjames.edu/cffc. Please contact Robin M. Deutsch, PhD, ABPP at robin_deutsch@williamjames.edu for additional information. Robert T. Kinscherff, PhD, JD, and Stephanie Tabashneck, PsyD, instructors Online Course begins January 29, 2018 Weekend in Residence March 2-3, 2018 Robin Deutsch, PhD, ABPP and Amy Tishelman, PhD, instructors Online Course begins March 5, 2018 Weekend in Residence April 6-7, 2018