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Date(s) - 09/13/19
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Portland State University - Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom


When You Love Someone:

Holding Hands

The Child’s View of Parental Conflict and Divorce, a Presentation of Lecture, Music and Hollywood Highlights

by Dr. Michael Donner and Dr. Dale Siperstein

At Portland State University’s Smith Student Union Ballroom.

Dr. Donner has a PhD in Clinical Psychology, is the Dean of the Child Psychotherapy Training Program at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and is the author of numerous articles including Tearing the Child Apart, which reviewed the problem of parents acting their children’s best interests. Dr. Siperstein. MFT, PhD, ABPP, is a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology and a Specialist in Forensic Psychology, a Specialty of the American Board of Professional Psychology, a professor at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, and has presented many seminars, most recently A Collaborative Model for Educating Psychological Assessors at the Society for Personality Assessment.

Their seminar will cover the following topics:

I. Introduction and Overview

Variables Identified that Reliably Predict Different Outcomes of Children’s Reactions to Divorce

Children’s Reaction to Separation, Conflict, Relationship to Parents, Remarriage, Type of Custody Arrangement

II. Children Across the Developmental Spectrum

How Different Ages Understand their Family Disruption and Cope with Separation and Conflict

Infants, Toddlers and Elementary School Age

Adolescents; Tasks of Adolescent Development and Coping with Parental Separation

III. Tailoring Interventions; Clinicians in the Courtroom

Children running on meadow at sunsetSix hours of MCLE credit will be applied for. Sign up will begin in June on a first-come, first-served basis as space is limited to 200 people. The cost will be $100. DVDs of the seminar will be available for purchase.


For inquiries, please contact Child Centered Solutions via telephone or email.





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