Therapists, medical providers, and educators who work with children and families are often pulled into contentious battles during a divorce or separation. Care providers must balance their desire to support their clients with ethical and legal obligations. This foggy minefield littered with terrifying words like "subpoena" and "testify" can be challenging for providers. Dr. Kroll and Dr. Axelson will help clarify the role of the provider, identifying specific strategies for managing the challenges of these cases, as well as highlighting the potential rewards of helping clients navigate stressful situations that are, unfortunately, a common experience for today's family.
Attendees will articulate the major ethical and legal standards and statutes regulating their role in custody and divorce legal proceedings.
Attendees will identify potential ethical and legal risks within their own practice.
Attendees will identify strategies for more effectively supporting clients involved in custody and divorce legal proceedings.