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Posted on: Aug 20, 2015
IndyBar members are invited to join the Indiana Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) for its Annual Conference. See below for details.

When the Going Gets Tough: Resources and Advice for High Conflict Family Cases

September 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hyatt Place, 217 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington

$75 for Indiana AFCC Members and student non-members

$100 for non-members; and

$50 for Indiana AFCC student members

6.0 hours of CLE/CEU are being applied for, and the agenda will include:

Morning Session Room 1: Children and Sexual Behavior: What is Normal and When Should We Be Concerned? Dr. Tiffany Simpson, Creative Interventions Counseling, Valparaiso.

Morning Session Room 2: Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence in High Conflict Families. Dr. Bart Ferraro, Meridian Psychological Associates, P.C., Indianapolis, and Ruth Reichard, J.D., Ph.D, Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration.

Child-Related Emergencies: Tips and Procedure for Handling Allegations of Abuse, Neglect, and/or Abandonment. Judge Stephen Galvin, Monroe Circuit Court, and Elizabeth Bullock, Director, Monroe County Department of Child Services.

What’s In/What’s Out: Evidentiary Issues Surrounding Mental Health Records and Testimony in Child Custody Disputes. Judge Frances G. Hill, Monroe Circuit Court, and Dr. Janine Miller, Meridian Psychological Associates, P.C., Indianapolis.

Parenting Coordination: How Mental Health Professionals, Legal Professionals, and the Judiciary Can Make it Work. Judge Timothy Oakes, Marion Superior Court, Attorney Melanie Reichert, Broyles, Kight & Ricafort, P.C., Indianapolis, and Trish Fox, LMHC, LCAC, Connections Counseling Fort Wayne, Family Connections/SCAN Inc.

View the conference brochure here.

Registration is available at Please register by September 18, 2015. If you have questions or need more information, call (317) 755-6868, or email


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