This two-part program, featuring Judges, parenting coordinators, attorneys, and mental health professionals, will offer ten continuing education requirements required for PCs in each two-year period after the initial appointment under Pa.R.C.P. 1915.11-1(b)(1)(ii), including one hour on domestic violence.
Parenting Coordination Boot Camp Part One - Basic Training:
For attorneys and mental health professionals who want to get their five hours of training in the parenting coordination process to qualify as a PC, and for those who want to brush up on their skills and learn about the latest developments to become more effective PCs.
Part One Objectives:
Objective 1: Explain the fundamentals of Parenting Coordination
Objective 2: Describe and discuss the process and forms under Rule 1915.11-1
Objective 3: How to analyze and address common issues that are presented to the PC
Objective 4: Describe the Guidelines for Parenting Coordination published AFCC and APA
Objective 5: Description of Legal and Professional Practice issues that may arise for the PC.
Parenting Coordination Boot Camp Part Two - Intermediate/Advanced Training:
For attorneys and mental health professionals who want a more in depth look into specific issues that arise during the parenting coordination process. Gain insight on communication, trauma, child development and mental health issues along with tips for enhancing the parenting coordinator’s ability to deal with these complex issues. Meet five hours of training requirements (including 1 hour of Domestic Violence and .5 hours of integrated ethics training) in the parenting coordination process while honing your skill set for dealing with more complex issues that may arise in your PC cases and in your daily practice.
Part Two Objectives:
Objective 1: Increase effectiveness as a Parenting Coordinator
Objective 2: Explain Trauma Issues and how it can effect Parenting Coordination
Objective 3: Explain Child Development Issues and the impact of divorce
Objective 4: Review how Personality Disorders can affect Parenting and Parenting Coordination
Objective 5: Explain how to deal with the complex and difficult issues that may arise in Parenting
This program is co-sponsored by PBI and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is an approved provider for Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Requirements as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This event qualifies for 10 CE credits; part one basic training 5 hours parenting coordination ce credits; part two intermediate/advanced training 5 hours parenting coordination including one hour domestic violence and .5 hours of ethics.
Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors can receive continuing education credits from continuing education providers approved by the American Psychological Association. Since the Pennsylvania Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education, licensed social workers, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and licensed professional counselors will be able to fulfill their continuing education requirement by attending PPA continuing education programs. For further information please visit the State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors website: www.dos.state.pa.us/social.
Members of the PPA, please contact the organization for a special discount code, to give you 15% off your registration.
All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. Materials are not available for separate purchase.
Recorded in March 2022.