Risk Management for Custody Evaluators and Court Involved Therapists, presented by Dr. David Martindale

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This in-person workshop on Risk Management for Custody Evaluators and Court Involved Therapists is presented by Dr. David Martindale. Mental health professionals performing forensic psychological evaluations in litigated custody/access disputes, and those who function as treatment providers to parents and/or children who are involved in such litigation, frequently express concern regarding the risk of licensing board complaints. For evaluators, this workshop will provide information regarding specific techniques that serve to reduce litigant animosity, a common precipitating factor in the filing of complaints.

For treatment providers, this workshop will explore appropriate and inappropriate testimony content, and the risks to the therapeutic alliance of therapist testimony. This workshop has been approved by the Judicial Council of California that qualifies for continuing education credit.

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Location: Palo Alto University (5150 El Camino Real Los Altos, CA 94022) or Zoom