Forensic Family Assessment and Treatment: Legal and Ethical Updates
Course: Forensic Family Assessment and Treatment: Legal and Ethical Updates
Instructor: Robin Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPP.
Approved for 6.0 Hours of CE Credit
Fulfills Requirements for Psycholgists, MFTs, LCSWs, and Licensed Professional Counselors.
This course is designed for Full and Part-Time Private Practitioners, and Full and Part-Time Agency Employees
High Resolution Online Streaming Video Format Available
In this 6.0-hour course, participants will gain skills in evaluating, mediating, and counseling difficult families going through divorce and custody battles. The topics on point will focus on how mental health personnel can evaluate families and create parenting plans in cases where there is an allegation of mental illness in one of the parents. The afternoon will focus on how mediators and evaluators can adequately assess and intervene in cases where the children refuse or resist contact with one of the parents. This 6.0-hour workshop meets the criteria for the initial and annual required training for custody evaluators and mediators in California pursuant to California Evidence Code Section 730.
Course Goal and Objectives
- Describe characteristics of parents with challenging personalities and identify strategies to manage these clients.
- Identify significant mental health issues that may affect parenting.
- Consider a Decision-making process for examining mental health allegations.
- Apply a decision-making model for parenting to a case of mental illness.
- Discuss a process to Step up and modify parenting plans.
- Describe components of high conflict parent intervention.
- Differentiate parent-child contact problems.
- Describe trauma-informed model to assess resist-refuse dynamics.
- Identify interventions with families when a child is resisting contact with a parent.
- Identify strategies to manage cases of resist/refuse dynamics.
Your access to the course material extends for 1-year from the date of purchase. This includes after passing the post-test, so you may continue to review its contents.