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Attention: Registration for all MAGAL events has been placed on temporary hold. Events will be rescheduled at an appropriate time. Please check back here for updates. Thank you and stay well.

PARENT COORDINATION SPEAKER SERIES: Learn From the Experts

Sponsored by Divorce Mediation Training Associates

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

•  POSTPONED  enrollees will be notified when this event is rescheduled

    Robert Zibbell, Ph.D. & Tony Pelusi, Esq.

        Moderated by Alexander Jones, Esq.

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

2.0 - 8.0 credit hours awarded for PC Accreditation


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

MAGAL'S Spring CONFERENCE

“What, Me Biased?"
How Unconscious bias Affects our work as GALs and PCs

Friday, May 8, 8:30 - 1:00 at Waltham Woods Conference Center & Live Streamed to U Mass Springfield

with David Hoffman, Esq. and Honorable George F. Phelan

REGISTRATION IS TEMPORARILY DISABLED  

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

Upcoming events

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Upcoming events

    • 8 May 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Conference Center at Waltham Woods And Live-Streamed to UMass Center at Springfield


    MAGAL SPRING CONFERENCE

    Friday, May 8, 2020 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM 

    The Conference Center at Waltham Woods

    860 Winter Street, Waltham 

    AND 

    Live-Streamed to UMass Center at Springfield

    1500 Main Street, Springfield

    “What, Me Biased?” How Unconscious Bias Affects Our Work as GALs and PCs

     

    David Hoffman, Esq.

    Honorable George F. Phelan

    Learn about the role of bias in GAL and PC work with a special focus on race, gender, and cultural diversity.   Understanding how unconscious bias impacts our work with families -- whether as GAL, PC, mental-health professional, lawyer, or judge -- is critical.  This innovative and interactive program should not be missed!     

    Through May 2nd:   $80 - MAGAL members/$100 - non-members;

    Live-stream – $60 - MAGAL member/$80 - non-members 

    After May 2nd:  $100 - MAGAL members/$120 - non-members;

    Live-stream – $80 - MAGAL members/$100 - non-members

    Refund policy: Full refund before May 2nd, no refund thereafter.

     

    CEUs Applied For: 4.0 hours LMFT, LMHC, NASW and Psychology

    4.0 credit hours awarded for PC Accreditation; CPCS/CAFL

     

    REGISTER ONLINE at https://magal.wildapricot.org/event-3787312

    OR

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

    • 3 Jun 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • MIT Endicott House, 80 Haven St., Dedham MA

    MAGAL Annual Meeting/Dinner

    Wednesday, June 3, 2020

    Cocktails and Networking begins at 6:00 pm

    Dinner follows at 7:00 pm

    MIT’s Endicott House

    80 Haven Street

    Dedham, Massachusetts

    We are pleased to have as our Guest Speaker:

    The Honorable Linda S. Fidnick, 

    First Justice of Hampshire Probate and Family Court 

     

    The cost of the evening is $65.00 for MAGAL members

    and $75.00 for Non-MAGAL members.

    Join now and pay $140.00 for both your membership and the dinner!*

    Please RSVP by May 27, 2020 by mailing your check to: 

    MAGAL, P.O. Box 304, Franklin, MA 02038 

    Or by registering online at www.magalinc.org

    Questions: Please contact MAGAL at 781-329-9729

    *Prepaid memberships will take you through September 30, 2021!

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Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem, Inc.

P.O. Box 304, Franklin, MA 02038

(781) 329-9729

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