Presenters: Kathleen Landers, LCSW-C & Donna Duquette, J.D.
Category 1 | 3 CEUs
This workshop is co-led with Donna Duquette, J.D., experienced Montgomery County mediator and Kathleen Landers, LCSW-C, therapist and Director of Sequence LLC. Together they will explore the complexities of divorce, the types of divorce processes available, with a comparison of each. There will be an in-depth review of the mediation process and its benefits for participants. They will then explore the role of the therapist working with a divorcing individual or couple, and the value of emotion coaching to increase the success of the mediation process. Other skills to help build such as listening and clear communication techniques under stress will be reviewed as well.
9:00-9:15 | Introductions
9:15-9:40 | Setting the Stage:A Review of the emotionally overwhelming experience that is divorce
9:40-10:15 | Divorce 101:Review of the decisions inherent to divorce and the options of divorce process
10:25-11:00 | Divorce mediation described
11:00-11:45 | Supporting Clients: The role of the therapist as emotional coach
11:45-12:00 | Conclusion, Q & A, Evaluations