Child Custody Evaluation Workshops 1, 2, and 3
Presented by Robert A. Evans, Ph.D.
Credit Hours (CE Credits) 7 hrs. for each workshop
All handout for Level 1 included as PDF Documents obtained here prior to the workshop.
These live presentations will be on:
New Workshop Dates Will Be Announced
Previous workshops have been hosted by:
Connie Cooper, LCSW in Jacksonville, FL and
Dr. Barry Brady, Ph.D., LMFT, in Homestead, FL.
These live presentations will help participants protect children from the devastation of divorce while they take their practices to a new level. Demand for evaluators is increasing and these programs will provide step by step instruction to the evaluation process. All the forms, letters and questionnaires needed to conduct evaluations will be provided and participants will learn about an internet-based program that is available that can significantly cut the time to produce a report. In addition, on going support is available upon workshop completion.
Workshop 1: Child Custody Evaluations Basics
From getting the Court order through report preparation, participants will leave this workshop will all the necessary tools to conduct a professional evaluation. All of the handouts should be downloaded from this site prior to attending the workshop. Participants will be provided with opportunities to interact and problem solve examples of custody cases.
Workshop 2: Assessments in Child Custody & Relocation Evaluations
Participants will gain confidence in implementing a systematic approach to child custody evaluations. They will get detailed instruction on specific assessment instruments, inventories and rating scales commonly used in these evaluations. Also covered will be detailed instruction on relocation evaluations and Parent Alienation. Class time is 6 hours, with a take-home assignment to completed on your honor for the 7 hours.
Workshop 3: Peer Review & Expert Testimony
This workshop is designed to help participants avoid common pitfalls that even experienced evaluators make. We will focus on the peer review process and learn what reviewers will be looking for in custody evaluations. A special emphasis will be on avoiding bias. Class time is 6 hours with a take-home assignment to complete on your honor for the 7 hours.