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JANUARY 10, 2020 - 8:30 - 5:00 at Waltham Woods Conference Center

with Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D, Forensic Child & Family Psychologist, Palo Alto, CA

Honorable  Kevin Connelly, Plymouth Probate & Family Court

plus several experts in the field of parental alienation


Sponsored by Divorce Mediation Training Associates

Experts will speak on key PC issues on 4 Friday afternoons from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the Homewood Suites by Hilton at 200 1st Ave in Needham. Refreshments will be served.

•  Friday, October 25, 2019 

    Robert Zibbell, Ph.D. & Alexander Jones, Esq.

    Moderated by Ellen Waldorf, Esq. 

Topics include: Getting started & establishing process & procedures; Role of PC & Standing Order 1-17; Interviewing clients, kids & collaterals; Using ADR techniques; Case reviews

•  Friday, December 13, 2019         

     Jane Appell, Ph.D & Vicki Shemin, Esq.

     Moderated by Justin Kelsey, Esq.

Topics include:  Addressing dysfunctional communication; Dynamics of high conflict families and impact on kids; Education, skill-training & problem-solving; case reviews

•  Friday, January 24, 2020

        Anne Cremonini, LICSW & Joanne Romanow, Esq. 

        Moderated by Jane Appell, Ph.D.

Topics include: Difficult personalities, vulnerable clients & mental health issues; Addressing verbal/physical abuse; Problem-solving and conflict management techniques; case reviews

•  Friday, March 20, 2020

          Robin Deutsch, Ph.D. & Tony Pelusi, Esq.

        Moderated by Robert Zibbell, Ph.D.

Topics include:  Alienation/estrangement; Step-up plans & other problem-solving techniques; Med-Arb Issues; How & when to get out of a case; case reviews

Each Individual Session:   $25 - MAGAL members/$35 - non-members

Total of Four Sessions: $80 - MAGAL member/$115 - non-members

2.0 - 8.0 credit hours awarded for PC Accreditation


Or mail your check to:     MAGAL, P.O. Box 304, Franklin, MA 02038

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