Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 20 Mar 2020
    • Homewood Suites by Hilton, 200 1st Ave., Needham, MA

    The Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem presents - 



    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.

    •  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

    Register online or mail your check to:     MAGAL, P.O. Box 304, Franklin, MA 02038

    • 10 Jan 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Conference Center at Waltham Woods



    Friday, January 10, 2020  8:30am – 5:00pm

    The Conference Center at Waltham Woods 

     “But They Refuse to Go!” 
    Parental Alienation on Trial


    Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D.

    Forensic child and family psychologist 

    Palo Alto, California


    Hon. Kevin R. Connelly

    Plymouth Probate & Family Court 

    And several experts in the field of parental alienation

    Registration Information:

    Through January 1, 2020:
    MAGAL members  $185 
    Non-members        $210
    Membership + Conference (new members only)  $245

    From January 2 to January 10, 2020
    Members                $205
    Non-members       $230
    Membership + Conference (new members only)  $265

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