Linda Bortell, PsyD, Private Practice, Los Angeles, CA; Mark Baer, Attorney, Pasadena, CA.
Dr. Bortell and Mr. Baer will look at the different approaches to divorce, both within and outside of the traditional legal system. They will explore collaboration between attorneys and psychologists that allow those going through a divorce maintain their integrity, sense of dignity, family structure, and minimize the impact on the children.
1.Understand the ways mental health practitioners can ethically and effectively intervene in different roles with a divorcing family
2.Have a greater understanding of collaborative divorce and who would benefit from this process
3.better understand parenting plans and the effects they have on children.