MORNING 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
A Child Development Refresher:
Implications for Parenting Planning for Young Children
AFTERNOON 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m
Millennial Fathers and Co-parenting:
A fresh look at the attitudes toward and science
behind a fresh generation of fathers
Never Let a Good Crisis Go To Waste:
Ethical Dilemmas Facing Lawyers & Mental Health Professionals when working with High Conflict Parents
DAY TWO MORNING PANEL
Audience: Lawyers, Mental Health Professionals Time: Friday, March 17, 2017
Some parents manage the challenges of separation while others embark on the high seas of conflict. They can become angry and mistrustful even of the professionals who are trying to assist them. This session will highlight the most frequent ethical dilemmas arising in our work, as lawyers and mental health professionals, with high conflict parents. There will be discussion of ways to address these issues so that we ethically serve the client and protect both the client and the professional.
Format: Panel presentation and opportunities for audience discussion.
Bruce Llewellyn, MSW -Manager of Regulatory Practice/Complaints Director, AB College of Social Workers
Ross McLeod, QC - Practice Advisor, Law Society of Alberta
Derek Truscott, PhD. - University of Alberta. Author of Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, Revised & Expanded Edition. (2013) co-authored with lawyer, Kenneth Crook
Moderator: Pat Petrie, PhD., Registered Psychologist
DAY TWO AFTERNOON PANEL
Hear the Voices of Youth and Young Adults of Separation and Divorce …
This panel will be moderated and a number of key questions
will be posed to each youth/young adult panel member.
What was important related to the process of family restructuring
to the panel members? How were they involved?
How would they have liked to have been involved?
What issues need to be considered for youth from
those recently having experienced family divorce.
Two Day Cost: Members $500 Non-members $600
One Day (Either Day) $275 Non-members $300
Conference Rates for Hotel Accommodation at