CLC manages and presents a training program for child advocates to support and educate attorneys, mental health professionals and other professionals involved with children whose families are involved in family court disputes.
CLC's trainings explore issues such as collaboration between attorneys and social workers to focus on the mental health of children in divorce cases, and the differences between psychological and psychiatric evaluations.
FULL DAY TRAININGS | 9am - 4pm | 6 CLE
September 28th: Children and Violence. Explore cyber and school bullying, familial murder/suicide, and child trafficking. Learn to spot red flags as well as different approaches and tools to use in these difficult yet critical situations. Cost: Free for OCPD Contract Attorneys. $100 for general attendance. Breakfast, lunch, and light snacks included.
HALF DAY TRAININGS: | 9am - 1pm | 3.5 CLE
February 15th: Children, Their Language, Their Disclosures: Understand the basics of interviewing children by understanding their perception of language and time. This is particularly useful when children have made disclosures about sexual abuse. Learn more about sex offenders and their risk of re-offending in the context of family and parenting time. Cost: Free for OCPD Contract Attorneys. $50 for general attendance. Breakfast and light snacks included.
May 10th: The Marginalized Parent or Client: Learn a little "neuroscience for lawyers" and how to work with parents with borderline personality disorder, alienated children, and parental expectations. Cost: Free for OCPD Contract Attorneys. $50 for general attendance. Breakfast and light snacks included.