Managing Parenting through Divorce



Robin Deutsch, PhD

When parents separate or divorce, mental health professionals are often asked to become involved to treat the child, treat the parent or work with either or both parents on parenting through and after divorce. There are specific foci of intervention when working with parents and children during the process of and post divorce. Mental health professionals need to be aware of the special competencies required to work with clients during this process and of the ethical and legal issues that may arise. Participants will learn about the roles of a mental health professional with clients experiencing divorce, effective parenting factors during and after divorce, ways in which legal processes may affect clients and risk management strategies.

Specific learning objectives:

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

1. Explain differences between clinical and forensic roles
2. Discuss key research-based foci of interventions with parents
3. Identify risk management strategies when dealing with families going through a divorce

Program Code: MPD14-4
Credits: 1 (please note: these credits are not approved for social worker and LMHC CE credits)
Fees: $25

Additional Information

If you are registering in Fall 2017, you will have access to the lecture and corresponding materials from September 1 to December 31, 2017.

If you are registering in Winter/Spring 2018, you will have access to the lecture and corresponding materials from January 1 to June 30, 2018.

Please note: this fully online lecture may be taken at any point during the above period, and you can continue to access it as many times you would like until the end date.

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