CHILDREN RESISTING POST-SEPARATION CONTACT: CONCEPTS, CONTROVERSIES, ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION


Toronto Location
Barbara Jo Fidler, Ph.D., C.Psych., AccFM, FDRP PC
Shely Polak, Ph.D., MSW, RSW, AccFMRVENTION

This course is suitable for therapists, custody/access assessors, mediators, parenting
coordinators, child protection workers and lawyers.
You will learn about:
  • Research on the impact of alienation on children, adolescents & young adults
  • Differentiated continuum of parent-child contact problems - affinities, alignments, justified (realistic estrangement), alienation & hybrid cases
  • Assessment, differentiating types & severity levels of resist-refuse dynamics
  • Differentiated clinical remedies for mild, moderate & severe cases
  • The role of the court
  • The nuts & bolts of systemic family-based (reintegration or reunification) interventions (Multi-Faceted Family Therapy) for mild & some moderate cases, including referral management, screening & intake, informed consent process & contracting, psychoeducational tools & clinical interventions, strategies & techniques

Course Materials provided, include: power point handout, comprehensive resources/seminal
articles (with recommended readings provided in advance of training), screening & clinical intake
checklists and questionnaires, sample orders, sample Family Therapy Intervention Agreement,
intervention tool kit, Parent Education Handout Package & more.

Registration Fee: $900+ $117 (HST) = $1,017.00
(includes light breakfast at 8:30am & health break refreshments)


SPACE IS LIMITED—REGISTER EARLY TO RESERVE


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