Atlanta, Georgia – Parenting Coordination Training

Date: November 12-14, 2020

Fee:  20 hrs. $620 or $595 (early bird fee)  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: Courtyard by Marriott-Buckhead   3332 Peachtree Road NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30326                        Hotel Number: 404-869-0818

Sleeping room rate and deadline: $159 for a single or a double until July 22, 2019. Request the group rate for Parenting Coordination Training sponsored by the Cooperative Parenting Institute

Schedule: Arrive at 8:00 for breakfast and networking. Training begins at 8:30 am, one morning break and one afternoon break. Lunch from 12:30-1:30 on your own. Finish at 5:00 pm Thursday and Friday and 4:00 on Saturday.

Materials: You will receive electronically your daily outlines, handouts and homework approximately one week prior to the training. Print and bring to the training.

Homework for those from NC or LA (requires 24 or 26 hours) due by Saturday morning

Trainer: Susan Boyan: 404-273-3370 or


**** 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 SuccessArray