This workshop will introduce participants to the best practices of incorporating a child’s voice into divorce proceedings to improve outcomes for families and without putting children in the middle. There are prevailing international protocols for working with children, this workshop will provide an overview of research, as well as introduce participants to tools for screening parents, determining the level of involvement of the child, how information is elicited and how to prepare parents to hear feedback and information regarding their child/ren.
Kathleen Zumpano, MA MFT, works as a child development specialist, mediator and parent coach who has focused her practice on assisting families during and after divorce. She has been providing therapeutic services to children and families for over 15 years.
Kathleen is a contributing author in Mosten and Cordover’s 2018 ABA Published book Building Successful Collaborative Law Practice (2018). Kathleen authored a chapter on use of child specialists in collaborative law. She is also a co-author of “Commentary on Interdisciplinary Team Work in Family Law” published in the July 2018 Issue of the Family Court Review.
For more information about Kathleen visit our Guest Trainers Page
Thursday October 21
9:30-11am PT /12:30 - 2pm ET
Thursday October 21 9:30-11am PT /12:30 - 2pm ET