Raleigh, N.C. 24 Hr. Parenting Coordination Training

Meets the requirements of the NC Statutes

Continuing Education Units: NASW/NCC

Date: August 27-29, 2020

Fees:  24 hours for $680 or early bird fee of $655  Included with your fee is a full breakfast all three days, electronic forms to use in your practice, a copy of the revised Parenting Coordination Reference Manual (490 pages) plus a copy of the Cooperative Parenting and Divorce; A Parent Guide to Effective Coparenting. See registration for further details..

Hotel:  Hampton Inn & Suites-Downtown

600 Glenwood Ave       Raleigh, North Carolina       Call 919-825-4770

Sleeping Room Rate and Deadline: $149

Room Block Released July 26, 2020

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  • 8:00 – 8:30 am: Breakfast and Networking
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Training Day
  • 2 -15 Minute Breaks
  • Lunch on Your Own: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Materials: You will receive electronically your daily outlines, handouts and homework approximately one week prior to the training. Print and bring to the training. Two textbooks and a full breakfast are provided with the training.

NC training is 24 hours.  For those from LA requiring 26 hours the additional hours are completed with homework.  Homework materials will also be sent electronically prior to the training.  Assignments due by Saturday morning.

Trainer: Susan Boyan, LMFT    cpiandfs@gmail.com,   404-273-3370

Registration:  You may print and complete the attached registration form or go to our website and download the registration form to mail, email or fax.

Fees:  North Carolina training is 24 hours unless you indicate below. (Early bird fees are good until August 6, 2020)

Cancellation Policy

In the event you cancel three weeks prior to the training date, you will receive a full refund less a $35 administrative fee.  If you cancel less than three weeks prior to the training date, there will be NO refund made. You may, at any point, attend another session or designate a substitute to attend a training session being offered by the SAME trainer.  Credit must be used within twelve months or will be voided.  CPI will only cancel training in the event of emergency or too few participants.  If a session is cancelled or postponed, the CPI will refund registration fees in full, but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses. In this case, a full refund will be awarded.

**** PC Training Outline ****

  • The Impact of High Conflict on the Family System
  • The Child’s Perspective on Divorce
  • Coping Styles of Children
  • The Impact of High Conflict on Children
  • The Evolution of Parenting Coordination
    • History & National Growth
    • Role & Responsibilities
    • Distinctions between a Parenting Coordinator & Other Related Roles
  • The Appointment of a Parenting Coordinator Document
  • Understanding and Collaborating with the Legal Profession
  • Implementing and Marketing Your Parenting Coordination Practice
  • Cooperative Parenting Institute Model of Parenting Coordination
  • Protocol for Different Types of Sessions
  • Dealing with Step-Parents and Significant Others
  • History of Parental Alienation & Visitation Refusal
    • Differentiating Parental Alienation from other types of Visitation Refusal
    • The Aligned Parent
    • The Alienated Child
    • The Rejected Parent
    • Interventions Designed for Parental Alienation and Visitation Refusal
  • Infant and Toddler Attachment and Overnights
  • Child Development & Time Sharing Plans
  • Custody Options
  • Scope and Nature of Parenting Plans
  • Writing Comprehensive Parenting Plans
  • Co-Parenting Education Curriculum
    • Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills for Conflicted Parents
    • Facilitating Parental Responsibility
    • Maintaining a Child Focus
    • Increasing Parental Respect
    • Encouraging Exceptions and Amplifying Change
    • Disengagement – Realignment

Containing & Managing Angry Parents

Additional Strategies and Techniques

Handling Non-Compliance & Resistance

  • Personality Disorders and Other Challenging Parents
  • Domestic Violence
  • PC Guidelines & Protocol
  • Role Play Practice
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Variations on Success