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2024 Annual Chapter Conference - March 15, 2024


The Conference Center at Waltham Woods

From Theory to Practice: The Challenge of Managing Resist-Refuse Cases In and Out of Court

This is an essential conference for any practitioner — whether clinician, evaluator or lawyer – involved in cases in which a child refuses contact with a parent. Using both a clinical and legal lens, this conference will provide the do’s and don’ts in high-conflict cases with parent-child contact problems as they move through the legal system – from the time parents decide to separate to post-divorce conflict. This conference will address possible ways of resolving the parent-child contact problems without contentious litigation; as well as how to handle court cases from motion practice to trial. Resist-refuse cases appear to be on the rise. It is critical that practitioners keep apprised of the latest developments for dealing with these difficult cases.

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