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IDENTIFYING AND ASSESSING DOMESTIC ABUSE 

 
EVENT SUMMARY 
Day 8 of the Parenting Coordination training focuses on identifying and assessing domestic abuse, coercive control and risk, along with dealing with domestic violence and child safeguarding issues. As such this course will also be of interest to the wider family law community as well. 

Who is this training relevant for / Who should attend? 

The course is suitable for all Family Law professionals who wish to learn more about Parenting Coordination and this important area of family law. 
 
It is also Day 8 of the 8 day Parenting Coordination training programme. 
 
To complete the training to become a Parenting Coordinator you will need to attend all 8 days. 
 
Please also note that if you wish to become a Parenting Coordinator you will ideally need to have been an accredited mediator for at least 3 years. However applications from qualified mediators with less experience may be considered by the course directors where supported by a CV and appropriate references. 
 

EVENT INFORMATION 

Key learning objectives 

Key learning points 

Identify the characteristics of individuals who are appropriate and not appropriate to participate in the Parenting Coordination process. 
Understand different forms of domestic abuse, identifying risk factors associated with each, 
Learn the safety procedures for parties and professionals 
Office safety policies and working with clients with injunctions/bail conditions in place 
Learn the appropriate courses of action when confronted with substance abuse during Parenting Coordination 
Screening for DV and appropriate courses of action when confronted with DV during the Parenting Coordination process 
The effect of DV on parents involved in the Parenting Coordination process 
Understand situations in which the Parenting Coordinator should suggest that the parties contact their lawyers, postpone or cancel the Parenting Coordination session, suspend the process or refer the parties to other resources 
Learn when to disclose concerns re child safety and to whom, how confidentiality applies 
Identify the different research-based types of DA, including conflict-instigated violence, violence involving power, control, and coercion, female violence and separation engendered violence 
Gain an appreciation of the unique problems and inherent dangers presented by DA of all types in terms of parental contact and the need for safe Parenting Coordination procedures and child hand-overs 
Understand the importance of monitoring compliance with the parenting plan and steps to take in the event of non-compliance. 

Trainers 

Angela Lake-Carroll 
Felicity Shedden 
 

Event Pricing 

If being booked as a stand alone course this 1 day event has a delegate rate of £250.00 + VAT 
 
However if you wish to book this as part of the full 8 day Parenting Coordination training course in one go then the complete Parenting Coordination training course is £1,800.00 + VAT - To book the full Parenting Coordination Programme please CLICK HERE 
 
Discounts are also available for bookings of 3 delegates or more. For further information please contact help@flipfaculty.org 
 
In addition this course can be run as an in-house training session. Prices will depend on location and numbers of delegates attending. For a detailed proposal please contact us at help@flipfaculty.org 

Venues

23 Feb 2018 The Studio - Birmingham Info
Situated at the heart of the city, close to all major transport links. this venue both a communal business lounge & roof garden. A perfect setting for like-minded professionals to get the job done (or for that all important lunch time sun bathe).
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Courses

Identifying and Assessing Domestic Abuse Identifying and Assessing Domestic Abuse (Day 8 of the Parenting Coordination training) Info

Event Timing 

09.00 - 09.30 
Registration and Tea / Coffee 
09.30 - 11.00 
First Session 
11.00 - 11.15 
Tea / Coffee Break 
11.15 - 12.45 
Second Session 
12.45 - 13.45 
Lunch Break 
13.45 - 15.15 
Third Session 
15.15 - 15.30 
Tea / Coffee Break 
15.30 - 17.00 
Final Session 

CPD Certificates 

A CPD certificate will be provided at the end of the course. As a full day course this will be for 7 CPD points.