Schedule

 Clinical & Legal Strategies for Responding to DV Tactics of People of Means

 A Continuing Education Seminar
Presented by The Weitzman Center and The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center at DePaul University School of Law
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 ● 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm ● De Paul University Law School
One East Jackson Blvd., 8th floor, Chicago, IL 60604

Co-sponsored by:
NASW, Illinois Chapter   ● Chicago Bar Association  ● Illinois State Bar Association
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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Time                

8:00  -  8:30      Registration & Coffee

8:30  -  8:45      Welcome & Overview   Barbara Hausman & Suzanne T. Isaacs

8:45 – noon       Overlooked & Underserved  (Plenary Session)   Suzanne T. Isaacs (Moderator)

Defining the Population & the Challenges  -  Leslie Landis, JD
Entry Issues for Medical Professionals  -  Xavier Pombar, DO & Patricia Prentice RN, MBA
Traits & Tactics in Abuse Cases from the Clinical Perspective  -  Susan Weitzman, PhD, LCSW
“Parade of Horribles” - Abuse Tactics from the Legal Perspective –  David H. Hopkins, JD

12:00 – 1:30       Lunch & ”Views from the Bench”  -   Hon. Robert J. Anderson and Hon. Grace G. Dickler

1:30  – 4:00       See ● Screen ● Act (Simultaneous Breakout Sessions)

Skill Development for Lawyers

Introduction – Lee Barrie
Litigation Tools to Combat Abusive Tactics – David H. Hopkins, JD & Karen M. Schetz, JD

Skill Development for Clinicians

Introduction – Sharon Zarozny
Clinical Strategies & Tools – Susan Weitzman, PhD &  Patricia Prentice RN, MBA

4:00 –  4:30       Interdisciplinary Wrap-Up (Plenary Session)

Q&As and Closing Remarks – Jill Egizzi, Moderator & all Principal Speakers

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Lunch is included; two 15 min. breaks are planned.

Early Bird Registration: $60 by April 1, 2013  /  $75 after April 1, 2012

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