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This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for: Attorneys, Paralegals, Guardians Ad Litem Childrens Attorneys, Social Workers and Mental Health Professionals involved in custody evaluations.

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This interdisciplinary full-day event gives you an opportunity to hear what evaluators themselves look for, and maximize your chances of a favorable evaluation. (see full course description)

 

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Get the Insider Information You Need to Make Parenting Evaluations Work for You

In the pressing majority of cases involving a Parenting evaluation, the judge rules in accordance with its recommendations. This interdisciplinary full-day event gives you an opportunity to hear what evaluators themselves look for, and maximize your chances of a favorable evaluation. Find out what key elements of the evaluation research hold the most weight in the final report, and get tips for properly preparing the clients and using or contesting the evaluation in court. Sharpen your skills – register today!

  • Hear Parenting evaluators and attorneys share their tactics for working with Parenting evaluations.
  • Walk though the key elements and timeline of a typical evaluation.
  • Learn how to prepare clients for home visits and interviews to put them in the best light without making it look fake.
  • Get tips from mental health professionals on dealing with clients with personality disorders.
  • Understand what role family history plays in the evaluation.
  • Add a new tool to the toolbox: learn how to use brief/targeted Parenting evaluations in Parenting disputes.
  • Compare legal and medical ethics in protecting confidentiality and make certain you're in compliance.
  • Review a sample report and learn to accurately interpret the information it provides.
  • Recognize when a Parenting evaluation is not the best option for your client and how to avoid it or contest the results.
  • Get sample questions seasoned attorneys use in direct and cross-examination to effectively present the evaluation report to the judge.

 



  1. First Steps and Major Concepts
    9:00 - 9:30, Dr. Richard S. Adler
    1. Identify the Theory of the Case
    2. Identify the Expert's Role
      1. Court Orders with Referral /Consultative Questions
      2. Common Topics
    3. Find the Appropriate Expert to Play that Role
      1. Qualifications
        1. Education, Experience, Training
        2. Skeletons in Closet
      2. Self-Vetting
      3. Reverse Vetting
  2. Ethics
    9:30 - 10:00 and 10:15 - 10:45, Dr. Richard S. Adler
    1. American Psychological Association (APA) and Association of Family and Conciliation Courts(AFCC) Guidelines for Child Parenting Evaluations
    2. Scope of the Appointment
    3. Medical vs. Legal Ethics
    4. Appropriate Attorney and Pro Se Contact
    5. Mandatory and Voluntary Withdrawal of Legal Representation
    6. Pleadings for GALs and Evaluators
  3. Client Confidentiality (Attorney's Perspective) versus Full Disclosure (Evaluator's Perspective)
    10:45 - 11:15, Dr. Richard S. Adler, Ruth Laura Edlund and Alan S. Funk
  4. What to provide the Evaluator
    11:15 - 12:00, Ruth Laura Edlund and Alan S. Funk
    1. Providing Deposition Transcripts vs. Relying on Evaluator Interviews
    2. To Submit or Not to Submit a Parent's Personal Diary
    3. What to do with Damaging Declarations
  5. Key Elements and a Sample Timeline of an Evaluation
    1:00 - 1:45, Dr. Melanie English
    1. Initial contact
    2. Referral Path
    3. Expected scope of work
    4. Conflicts
    5. Availability
    6. Accessibility
  6. The Do's and Don'ts of Preparing Clients for Interviews and Home Visit
    1:45 - 2:45, Michael W. Louden
    1. Home Visit
    2. Child Interviews
    3. Parent Questionnaire and Interviews
    4. Tips for Dealing with Clients with Personality Disorders
  7. Tools of the Evaluator – Other Information Used in the Report
    3:00 - 3:45, Dr. Melanie English
    1. Testing
      1. When it's Used
      2. Types of Tests
        1. DV
        2. Chemical Dependency
        3. Psychological
    2. Interviews
    3. Records Review
  8. Parenting Evaluations in the Courtroom
    3:45 - 4:30, Ruth Laura Edlund and Alan S. Funk
    1. Interpreting the Report
    2. Direct Examination of the Evaluator
    3. Cross Examination of the Evaluator
    4. Contesting Unfavorable Evaluation
    5. Supporting A Weak Favorable Evaluation

Seminar Summary:

This interdisciplinary full-day event gives you an opportunity to hear what evaluators themselves look for, and maximize your chances of a favorable evaluation. (see full course description)

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