WS #3 Enriching Collaborative Practice Using the Internal Family Systems Model

Psychologists have long understood that individuals have sub-personalities seeking to guide our thinking and
behavior. With a focus on Internal Family Systems theory, this workshop will help professionals (a) understand
and manage this internal negotiation so that we can be more effective, and (b) teach these techniques to our


The purpose of this workshop to help provide Practice Group Leaders with the knowledge, skills and resources
to assist their successful leadership and facilitation of Practice Group growth.

We know that Practice Groups all over the world deal with the same struggles related to successes and failures.
They deal with organizational issues, membership issues, leadership issues and the dynamics of providing a
service to their membership while at the same time offering the public a resource for Collaborative Practice

WS #1 The Art of Collaborative Practice: Advanced Skills for Managing Complex Dynamics as a Collaborative Team

Enhance your skills and your client’s capacity to participate in the collaborative process by expanding your
understanding of how power imbalances show up in individual and team dynamics and how to address them
effectively. Learn how to use the IPV and Power Imbalance Screening Process and a reflexive practice to
develop equitable and inclusive practices and work with clients who are struggling with divorce trauma, IPV,
mental health, high conflict personalities and alignment. Learn how attunement is used to broaden the window of

Workshop #30 IACP Minimum Ethical Standards: The Foundation of Collaborative Practice

The IACP Ethical Standards were revised and restated in June 2017 and created new standards and obligations for team communication, advocacy and responsibility for case management. This lively, interactive workshop will help you apply the new standards to your interdisciplinary teamwork whatever your discipline.

Workshop #27 Sharing Collaborative With Public Relations & Events

In this interactive skills-building workshop, presenters use 2022’s World Creativity & Innovation Week as a case study and offer hands-on exercises to teach attendees how to leverage public relations and outreach to create visibility. You’ll develop skills and resources to host future events, utilize media relations, and conduct engaging outreach.

Workshop #26 Preparing to Collaborate: The Importance of Intake Meetings

Participants will be exposed to a variety of ideas related to intakes from three collaborative professionals. The participants will learn the reasons why intakes are important, method and format options to complete the intakes, and what to do with the information collected during the intakes. Specifically, interpersonal violence screening and system mapping will be taught.

Workshop #24 Hardwired for Conflict: Solution Focused Tips & Tools for the Brain in Conflict

What is going on in the brain when clients are deeply emotional and stuck in conflict? What are some practical tools and techniques that lawyers and financial professioinals can use to help their clients move forward towards positive resolution? This workshop will provide an education on the neuro-science of the brain when it is in deep emotion and conflict. You will also learn and gain hands on experience on how to use some powerful tools and questioning techniques that will assist your client to access the highest functioning aspects of their brain.