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Salon: Guideline for Practice: The Primary Client is a Child or Adolescent with Parents in Conflict

When:
Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Elizabeth Conover
Registration Questions
720-588-8375 (p)
 
Jennifer Gennaro Prokopchik
Education Committee Co-Chair
Category:
CSCSW Salon Series
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Summary:

Presentation of the Guideline for Practice: The Primary Client is a Child or Adolescent with Parents in Conflict. This guideline is for social workers working with minor children whose divorced/separated parents are engaged in ongoing conflict. The following represent the purpose of this guideline when working with minor children of high-conflict families:

  • To identify common contentious issues between parents in conflict
  • To identify long-term negative effects of high-conflict dynamics on children
  • To identify relevant NASW Ethical Standards
  • To identify federal and state statutory provision
  • To identify clinical issues and made general practice recommendations
  • To recommend further readings

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify common contentious issues between parents in conflict and long-term negative effects of high-conflict dynamics on children
  2. Identify relevant NASW Ethical Standards
  3. Identify federal and state statutory provisions
  4. Identify clinical issues and implement general practice recommendations
About the Presenters:

Elizabeth Schulte, LCSW, PhD in Progress
Liz Schulte has been a member of CSCSW since 2014.  She is an MSW graduate of DU GSSW, an LCSW in the State of Colorado, and is currently working towards her PhD in Clinical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work.  She has been a clinical social worker for over 15 years, and has been in private practice since 2012 working with individuals across the life-span.  She is the former Chair of the NASW-CO Practice Standards Committee, a volunteer committee that drafts guidelines for social workers in Colorado to help them navigate clinical, ethical, and statutory issues in their practice.  She is currently the Treasurer of the Colorado Society for Clinical Social Work.  As part of her private practice, she supervises first and second year social work interns, she supervises social workers working towards licensure in Colorado, and she provides post-licensure consultation to social workers in support of their clinical practice.  She is also a former accountant, and consults with mental health professionals to help them organize the financial aspects of their private practice. 

Balin Anderson, LCSW
She graduated from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Following five years of clinical social work in the field of reproductive health care, she launched her private psychotherapy practice in New York City. Balin’s clinical focus is providing psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapy to adolescents and adults. She is also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Balin is an adjunct faculty member at GSSW at DU, where she teaches in the mental health concentration. She serves as a member of the joint NASW and CSCSW Practice Standards Committee.