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On August 5-6 I gave a training to approximately 70 department supervisors, lawyers and Human Resource professionals for the County of El Paso, Texas. The focus was on dealing with consumers as well as employees and others who may demonstrate … Continue reading

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Last weekend, I participated in the annual CP-Cal conference: Collaborative Practice – California. There were about 160 attendees, with numerous workshops and a few plenary sessions. It’s amazing to see how Collaborative has grown in California in just 8 years! … Continue reading

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On Friday, March 8th, I gave a full day training to the Ontario Association of Family Mediators – Child Protection Roster. There were about 70 mediators in attendance and we focused on how to help parents who have children under … Continue reading

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I just returned from attending and presenting at the Federation of Law Societies biannual Family Law Conference, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My topic was “The Future of Family Courts: Implications for Lawyers,” based on my newest book: “The Future of … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I gave a keynote presentation and several workshops for about 150 lawyers representing parents and children in child abuse cases. The emphasis, of course, was Working with High Conflict Clients. They seemed to really grasp the methods that I … Continue reading

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I just returned from Minnesota where I had the opportunity to speak for two days to over one hundred family law judges and their law clerks about understanding and managing high-conflict parents in separation and divorce. It was a very … Continue reading

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