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Keep Your Peace While it All Goes To Pieces 2018

Product ID: CM2836
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Co-produced with the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Find your calm in the storm

Family law actions, especially divorce, are often very draining and can bring out the worst in people. What should you do when the shouting starts? How can you maintain your sanity and help others keep their heads in these tense situations?

Keep Your Peace While It All Goes to Pieces gives you the background and techniques to stop your family law cases from going off the rails when emotions start to boil over. Plus, learn practical tips for remaining calm and collected amidst chaos.

Dig into dynamics

Every family is unique. Helping a family starts with understanding their advantages and weaknesses. An overview of common family dynamics will help you recognize key struggles and opportunities within households.

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Member $49.00

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Co-produced with the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Find your calm in the storm

Family law actions, especially divorce, are often very draining and can bring out the worst in people. What should you do when the shouting starts? How can you maintain your sanity and help others keep their heads in these tense situations?

Keep Your Peace While It All Goes to Pieces gives you the background and techniques to stop your family law cases from going off the rails when emotions start to boil over. Plus, learn practical tips for remaining calm and collected amidst chaos.

Dig into dynamics

Every family is unique. Helping a family starts with understanding their advantages and weaknesses. An overview of common family dynamics will help you recognize key struggles and opportunities within households.

Read More ↓

Sponsored By

Program Chairs:

Comm. Mark R. Fremgen
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Mary Spranger
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Presenters:

Nina P. Bartell, PhD
Advanced Psychological Innovations
Madison

Amy T. Collins
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Madison

Jennifer L. Cooke, LMFT
Dane County Family Court Counseling Service
Madison

David S. Kowalski
Kowalski Family Law LLC
Madison

Christopher S. Krimmer
DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC
Madison

Cathryn Daniels Kriss, MSSW, LCSW
Kriss & Associates
Middleton

Marlin Kriss, LCSW, CADC
Kriss & Associates
Middleton

Matthew S. MacWilliams
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Mark M. Meixensperger, LMFT, CSW
Dane County Family Court Counseling Service
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Understanding Family Dynamics (1.0 CLE/GALm/f)

  • Variety of family constellations and situations
  • Finding strengths in families
  • Building on strengths to find solutions

Jennifer L. Cooke, LMFT, Mark M. Meixensperger, LMFT, CSW

9:20 a.m. : Dealing with Difficult People (2.0 CLE)

  • An overview of different traits that present in difficult people, including: narcissists, sociopaths, con artists, drama queens, Negative Nancy, passive aggressive, and the suspicious
  • Strategies to manage relationships with others, including boundary setting
  • Warning signs that the difficult person you are dealing with is unsafe

Nina P. Bartell , PhD; Cathryn Daniels Kriss, MSSW, LCSW; Marlin P. Kriss LCSW, CADC

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Dealing with Difficult People (continued)

11:15 a.m. : Attorneys with successful work/life balance: How do they do it? (1.0 LAU)

  • Setting boundaries and expectations with the client
  • Minimizing the impact of all parties’ behavior in the case
  • Strategies to recover after a particularly taxing case
  • Regaining balance once its lost

Moderator: Comm. Mark R. Fremgen
Amy T. Collins, David S. Kowalski, Christopher S. Krimmer, Matthew S. MacWilliams

12:05 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Understand common family dynamics
  • Learn how social workers, therapists, and courts craft solutions that help families function better
  • Discover the secrets to effectively dealing with difficult people and problem behavior
  • Hear strategies for setting appropriate boundaries and achieving work-life balance
  • Family law attorneys
  • Children and the Law Section members
  • General practitioners
  • Solo & small-firm lawyers
  • Attorneys seeking work-life balance

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*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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