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AFCC Alberta Full Day Conference

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

March 19, 2021 

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Hearing Without Harm 

How Do We Honour a Child's Voice?

Online Zoom Conference

Topics include...

  • The Importance of Hearing Directly from Children: Meet Teddy, Bunny, Blue Puppy and Blankie…  a special keynote address from AFCC Alberta Chapter President, Lorri Yasenik, Ph.D., RSW, RFM, RPT-S

 

  • When, Why and How to use the Voice of the Child? Best practices when representing children  Presented by: The Honourable Judge Benns, The Honourable Judge Todd LaRochelle, & The Honourable Madam Justice Kachur

 

  • Exploring the differences between the roles of counsel verses the role of psychologists through the voice of the child report, and best practices for both.  Presented by: Jonathan Tieman and Hanita Dagan

 

  • How to pay for the cost of the voice of the child report, and virtual appearances? Presented by Andrea Doyle and Jeffery Keller

 

  • Panel Presentation - Perspectives from the professions and bench - the pros and cons of counsel v psychologist when presenting the voice of the child.  Presented by: Judith Lake (Mediator); Catherine Fox, QC (Lawyer), and Justices from the Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench

 

Members $100 and Non-Members $200

WITH A VERY SPECIAL THANKS 

TO OUR SPONSORS

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Past Events

 

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The New Divorce Act is Redefining 

Your Practice


February 4, 2021
Virtual Webinar
Brochure      Info Page

Parliament passed the long-awaited changes to the Divorce Act in 2019 however, due to disruptions from the pandemic, the coming into force date has been deferred until March 1, 2021. Join Shams Amiry and Dr. Terry Singh as they lead participants through the Divorce Act changes, with a unique perspective of law and psychology.

Presented by: Dr. Terry Singh and Shams Amiry

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ALBERTA COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH

FAMILY LAW PRACTICE NOTE 7

OVERVIEW & UPDATE


January 15, 2021
Virtual Webinar
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A practical overview of Court of Queen's Bench 

Practice Note 7

Presented by: Dr. Stephen Carter, Registered Psychologist with Queen's Bench Justice Debbie A. Yungwirth and 

Rhyannon O'Heron, Lawyer

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ALBERTA COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH

FAMILY LAW PRACTICE NOTE 8

OVERVIEW & UPDATE


November 26, 2020
Virtual Webinar
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A practical overview of Court of Queen's Bench 

Practice Note 8, provided by

Dr. Eileen Along, and Shams Amiry 

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AFCC Alberta Chapter
2020 Conference
March 5 – 6, 2020
Matrix Hotel, Edmonton, AB
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Protecting Children From Conflict: Family Justice in Alberta

Feature speakers - Dr. Matthew Sullivan, The Honourable Justice Rodney A. Jerke,   The Honourable Justice Debbie A. Yungwirth, Dr. Harriet MacMillan, and Dr. Lorraine Ferris 

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AFCC Alberta Chapter
2019 Conference
March 14 – 15, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, Calgary, AB
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Putting the Children First in High Conflict Separation & Divorce

Parenting Assessments, Parenting Plans & Parenting Coordination

The Good, the Bad and the In-Between

Feature speakers - Phil Epstein and Dr. Michael Saini

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AFCC Alberta Chapter
2018 Conference
March 15 – 16, 2018
Matrix Hotel, Edmonton, AB
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I Don’t Want to Go!
Children Who Resist Post-Separation Contact with a Parent

Barbara Jo Fidler, Ph. D. and Nicolas Bala

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Family Restructuring Therapy:
Jan 29, 2017
Edmonton, Lister Hall, U of A
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A Model for Parent Conflict Intervention
With Separated/Divorced

(Including Never-Married) Families
A Training Workshop for Psychologists
Working With "High Conflict" Separated and Divorced Families

presented by Dr. Stephen Carter

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Parenting Coordination and Mediation/Arbitration Process Design
Calgary on November 27th, 2017
and November 18, 2016 
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for Legal and Mental Health Professionals working in Family Law

Doug Moe Q.C.    Kevin Hannah Q.C.    Brad Mustard

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The New Millennial Family
March 16-17, 2017
200, 105 12 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta
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Navigating Best Practice in a Changing World

DR. Marsha Kline Pruett, Ph.D., M.S.L.
DR. Kyle D. Pruett M.D

Edmonton Supper Clubs
Third Tuesday of the month
Edmonton, Alberta

Various topics for AFCC members and non-members

Guest speakers, webinars, Q & A

Practice Note 7 and 8 Workshops
Evaluative, Therapeutic and Mediation/Arbitration Interventions with Separated/Divorced Families:
Uses, Misuses and Risks
Eileen Ailon and Dr Stephen Carter

Presented By: The Alberta Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Risk Management Committee

February 18, 2016  – Calgary

February 19, 2016  – Edmonton

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