Date(s) - 09/13/19
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
When You Love Someone:
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
Six 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.