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The Nuts And Bolts Of The Collaborative Divorce Process and Where Mental Health Professionals Fit In

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1.5 CE Hour
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Description

In this workshop, attendees will learn about the collaborative law process including what the requirements are for a legitimate process, what the process looks like, how it utilizes mental health practitioners to help mitigate the negative effects of divorce and provide necessary supports to transition families into two homes, and how this process compares to the other process options available.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Substance Use Disorder Professionals
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to help mental health professionals better understand and therefore educate families and couples contemplating or entering a divorce process on the benefits of the Collaborative Law .

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental components of collaborative law process.

  • Identify at least three benefits of using collaborative law for a couple or family facing divorce versus alternative legal approaches to divorce.

  • Describe at least three main functions of a facilitator.

  • Identify at least three ways the collaborative law process can address the emotional needs of a family

References
  • Burke Harris, N. (2018). The deepest well: healing the long-term effects of childhood trauma and adversity. Mariner Books.

  • Gaies, J.S. & Morris, J.B. (2014). Mindful co-parenting: A child-friendly path through divorce. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

  • Mosten, F.S. (2009). Collaborative divorce handbook: effectively helping divorcing families without going to court. Jossey-Bass.

  • Mosten, F.S. and Cordover, A.B. (Eds.) (2018). Building a successful collaborative family law practice. ABA Book Publishing.

  • Thomas, K.W. (2016). Conscious uncoupling: 5 steps to living happily even after. Harmony.

  • Webb, S.G. & Ousky, R.D. (2009). The collaborative way to divorce: the revolutionary method that results in less Stress, lower costs, and happier kids--without going to court. Penguin.

Introductory
General
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Psychologists

Review in process.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by Family First Adolescent Services. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
  • Workshop Begins
  • 30 Minute Break
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  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit.
Tammy Berman, LMHC
Tammy Berman, LMHC, NBCC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Board Certified Counselor, an Accredited Collaborative Professional Facilitator, a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, and a Qualified Parenting Coordinator. She is the current President of the Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida. She is a member of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group, the North Palm Beach Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP) and serves on the FACP Access to Collaborative  committee. Tammy has also been a co-presenter of a monthly divorce workshop since 2015 called, Second Saturday Broward. She is highly invested in promoting and supporting the growth and access of the Collaborative Process to the professional and public community. Tammy is the owner of a group practice called My Counseling Connections and offers a variety of mental health services including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), couples, family and individual counseling of adults and teens. Additionally, her practice offers all the components of an adherent DBT Model, including DBT skills groups for teens, parents and adults.
Tami Augen Rhodes, JD

Tami Augen Rhodes has dedicated herself to excellence in the practice of law and in service to her community. She is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law and The University of Florida. Ms. Augen Rhodes is the former president of the Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court, the Founder and President of The Palm Beach Academy of Collaborative Professionals, a Florida State Certified Family Law Mediator, and trained Parenting Coordinator. She has the skills and experience to navigate complex divorce and family law matters at the negotiating table and, when necessary, to provide zealous advocacy in the courtroom. Her focus, tenacity, and dedication are second to none. In her free time, Tami can be found at the barn riding horses and mucking stalls; practicing yoga; curled up with a good book; and seeking new experiences during her travels.

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