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Greater Los Angeles District Meeting

  • Saturday, September 06, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 3267 Corinth Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066


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California Society for Clinical Social Work

Greater Los Angeles District



"Child Custody Evaluations - The Essentials"



Presented By: James Long, MD, PhD.






Even if you don't do direct practice with children & families, chances are custody disputes are a part of what you may hear about in your office. This can be a high conflict, emotionally trying time for people, including the therapist.

Therapists can get in trouble when wanting to advocate for a parent or child & this presentation will present the basics of the custody evaluation process & the advantages & disadvantages for families going through it. You will also learn about the training necessary to become a custody evaluator as well as the credentials needed & procedures to follow. Strategies to handle the stressors created by the custody evaluation will be discussed.



About the Presenter:


Dr. Long is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology & is a Special Master in Child Custody Matters. He is in full time private practice treating children, adolescents & adults.  Dr. Long is a psychopharmacologist as well as a forensic specialist and provides consultation to colleagues.


This course meets the qualifications for 1.5hrs of CE credit for LCSWs, LMFTs, and LPCCs as required by the CA BBS. PCE #1


All meetings are from 10:30 to 1:00 with networking before and after presentations. Bring business cards, flyers etc. Members earn 1.5 CE units at no cost. CE credit for non-members is $15.00, no charge to attend without credit. MSW students are encouraged to attend. We meet at the home of Judy Messinger, 3267 Corinth Ave., L.A. 90066. 2 & 1/2 blocks south of National Bl., 1 block west of Sawtelle Bl. Corinth does not intersect National, within a mile of 10 and 405 junction. Plenty of parking and plenty of snacks. Please RSVP to Judy so there is enough seating, handouts etc. at 310.478.0560 or messingerlcsw@yahoo.com


Future Meetings:


Nov. 15, Andrew Susskind, LCSW, From Now On: Seven Steps to Purposeful Recovery



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