The Family Professional in Collaborative Practice: A deeper exploration of our work

Date and time: 
January 11, 2019 - 7:00am to January 12, 2019 - 7:00am
Event type: 
Educational Opportunity

This workshop is available only to Family Professionalswho have completed Collaborative Practice Training Level 1 & Level 2 and who are social workers, psychologists, or psychotherapists and members of their respective colleges. The training will be experiential, interactive, involving demos, exercises and role-plays. You may register for one day or both days.

Day 1 – (Sheila Brown and Laurie Stein) - Family Professional as Neutral Facilitator

· The choreography of a team case from beginning to end

· An exploration of our facilitative role in the collaborative team

· The importance of neutrality

· Avoiding and addressing impasse

· Working with the Team and Client Dynamics

· The Critical Debrief

Day 2 -- (Stella Kavoukian and Laurie Stein) - Parenting Plans Unpacked

The Structure of a Parenting Plan

Considering children’s developmental needs in the creation of parenting schedules

Role as educator of the needs of children in separation/divorce

The Role of the Child Specialist - Bringing in the voice of the child

The impact of the law on parenting decisions

Structuring communication within the context of conflict

Use of break-out sessions

Focused therapeutic conversations


1033 Bay Street, Suite 314



Sheila Brown, M.S.W., R.S.W., Acc.FM (OAFM)

Stella Kavoukian, M.S.W., R.S.W.

Laurie Stein, LL.B.,M.S.W., R.S.W.

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Price info: 


(before November 30, 2018)

One Day:$325 plus HST, for a total of $367.25

Both Days:$625 plus HST for a total of $706.25

After November 30, 2018

One Day:$350 plus HST, for a total of $395.50

Both Days:$675 plus HST for a total of $762.75

Cancellation Policy:

Full refund minus $45.00 administration fee by November 15, 2018;

50% refund by December 14, 2018

No refund after December 14, 2018