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Tips for Addressing Special Needs Children in Family Law Cases CLE
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This seminar will provide an in depth look at addressing various issues that practitioners face in handling cases involving children with special needs. Many issues can arise in addressing the needs of a special needs child. The course is designed to provide various perspectives from the advocate for the child, to the psychologist. Presenters will touch on various topics, including applying for disability benefits to being a parent of a special needs child.

10/21/2016
When: October 21, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown
200 S. Pattee Street
Missoula, Montana  59801
United States
Contact: Meagan Caprara
(406) 447-2206


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Tips for Addressing Special Needs Children in Family Law Cases

-Approved for 6.5 Live Montana CLE Credits.

What will you learn?

This seminar will provide an in depth look at addressing various issues that practitioners face in handling cases involving children with special needs. Many issues can arise in addressing the needs of a special needs child. The course is designed to provide various perspectives from the advocate for the child, to the psychologist.  Presenters will touch on various topics, including applying for disability  benefits to being a parent of a special needs child.   Each perspective will give practitioners resources to utilize in the event they encounter these issues in their practice. 

Who are the speakers?

Faculty:

·Standing Master Brenda Desmond, Montana Fourth Judicial District Court

·Dr. Doug Cochran-Roberts, Safe Haven Schools

·Tal Goldin, Esq. Disability Rights Montana

·Megan Morris, Esq. Kaleva Law Office

·Dr. Melissa Neff, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

·Dirk Williams, Esq. Crowley Fleck PLLP

·Grant Snell, Esq. Crowley Fleck PLLP

Moderators:

·Amy Lord, Esq. Lord Law Office, P.C.

 

Schedule

a.m.

8:00-8:25

Registration

(Continental Breakfast included)

8:25-8:30

Welcoming remarks

8:30-9:30

A Perspective from the Bench

Standing Master Brenda Desmond

9:30-9:45

Break

9:45-11:00

A Perspective from the Schools

Megan Morris

11:00-12:00

A Clinical Perspective

Dr. Melissa Neff

 12:00 Lunch and Family Law Annual Meeting Provided By: 

  

p.m.

1:15-2:15

Planning for the Future of a Special Needs Child

Dirk Williams & Grant Snell

2:15-3:15

A Perspective from an Advocate

Tal Goldin

3:15-3:30

Break

3:30-4:45

A Perspective from a Therapist & Parent

Dr. Doug Cochran-Roberts

4:45-5:00

Conclusion and Evaluations

 

Where is it located?

The seminar is at the Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown 200 S. Pattee Street, Missoula, MT 59801

You may call the hotel at (406) 721-8550 and reference State Bar of Montana to make reservations.

Registration and Pricing

PRICE A         for attorneys practicing five years or more and all

                     other non-attorney registrants.

PRICE B         for attorneys practicing under five years and

                     members of the State Bar Paralegal Section.

 

                                                         Price A                      Price B

Family Law Section Members:               $300                         $275

Non-Family Law Section Members:        $325                         $300

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are 75% if cancellation is 7 days or more before the seminar. Refunds are 50% if cancellation is less than 7 days. No refunds for cancellations on or after the date of the seminar. Upon cancellation, materials will be provided after the seminar, subject to availability. Cancellations or substitutions may be made in writing or by calling 406-447-2206.