Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training
4 half-days via Zoom
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday September 23, 2021
Friday September 24, 2021
Monday September 27, 2021
Tuesday September 28, 2021
Wherever you like, via Zoom!
Kim L. Duell, Esq.
Attorney Duell has practiced family law for 35 years, constantly seeking better ways to support families going through this process. She has extensive training in mediation and collaborative divorce and has worked extensively with children as a GAL and AMC. She is a member of two practice groups, Collaborative Divorce Lawyers Association of Greater Hartford (www.collaborative-divorce.com) and Collaborative Divorce Professionals (collaborativedivorceprofessionals-ct.com) and has presented at the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) and local bar association and practice group workshops on a variety of topics. Her goal is to provide an array of options to clients and families with an emphasis on problem-solving and improving communication skills for all.
Attorney Duell's law practice is in Hartford, Connecticut, where she brings her love of mediation and yoga to the world of family law.
James G. Russell, C.P.A.
Mr. Russell has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. He has assisted in family law matters for over 20 years. Jim has extensive experience in financial planning and tax laws pertaining to family law and has performed valuations for businesses and pensions. A graduate of Bryant University, Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA) and holds an Accredited Business Valuation Certificate. Jim is also past chairman and current member of the Peer Review Committee for the CSCPA.
Elizabeth S. Thayer, Ph.D.
Dr. Thayer is a licensed psychologist at Beacon Behavioral Services LLC, in Avon and West Hartford, CT. She is trained in mediation and collaborative divorce and has many years of interdisciplinary experience as a mental health collaborative divorce coach. She is co-president of the Collaborative Divorce Group of Connecticut and a member of the International Academy of Divorce Professionals (IACP) Trainers Committee. She is co-founder of the PEACE Program, a parent counseling program for parents of divorce, and the co-author of two publications: The Co-Parenting Survival Guide and Adult Children of Divorce.
Dr. Thayer provides individual, group, couples, and family therapy and mediation and has given numerous presentations, workshops, and trainings for professionals. She is on the board of the Children's Law Center and a former board member of CCND.
CCND Member on or before 8/14/21: *$525
CCND Non-Member on or before 8/14/21: *$595 (Cost includes one-year CCND membership.)
CCND Members 8/15/21 - 9/20/21: *$575
CCND Non-Member 8/15/21 - 9/20/21: *$650 (Cost includes one-year CCND membership.)
Reviewers: *$250 (As a "refresher" for those who have taken the Introductory Collaborative Training in the past.)
*The cost includes monthly follow-up consultation/coaching for 6 months with the trainers.