It has been less than one year since Florida’s Collaborative Law Process Act has gone into effect. Now is a perfect time to take a Two-Day Introductory Interdisciplinary Tampa Collaborative Training!
Next Generation Divorce and Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals are co-sponsoring the training to teach more professionals how to help families peacefully and privately to resolve their disputes. The training will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Collaborative Trainers.
- Friday, April 6: Sign-in, continental breakfast and networking
- 7:30 am
- Friday, April 6: Training
- 8:30 am to 5 pm
- Saturday, April 7: Training
- 9:00 am to 5 pm
Costs: A fee of $550 ($495 Early Bird) includes breakfast and lunch on both days. Parking is free.
Continuing Education: Is being applied for.
ABOUT THE TAMPA COLLABORATIVE TRAINING
What would it feel like to help clients divorce peacefully, privately, and with dignity? Wouldn’t it be great to consistently work with professionals whom you know, trust, like, and respect? Learn how to offer Collaborative services and get involved in your Collaborative Law community in this highly engaging two-day Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Family Law training. This course is intended for attorneys, mental health professionals, financial professionals, mediators, and others who believe there is a better way to help clients through difficult times.
At our two-day Introductory Training, participants will do the following:
-Learn how and why collaborative practice was developed
-Discover the essential paradigm shift that allows collaborative professionals to succeed
-Review the Uniform Collaborative Law Act or jurisdiction-specific statutes/rules
-Explore and enhance option development techniques
-Identify the distinction between interest-based discussion and positional bargaining
-Obtain a step-by-step guide on how a collaborative case typically proceeds
-Participate in discipline-specific break-outs and Q & A sessions
-Engage in a discussion on collaborative practice and professional ethics
-Exchange ideas on marketing to foster the development of a collaborative practice
-Learn how to grow and re-energize your local collaborative community
This training meets and exceeds the IACP Minimum Standards for an Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training
Each member of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Trainers has been a leader in Tampa Bay or adjacent locales and beyond and integral in the tremendous growth of the local and statewide collaborative community. Each meets and exceeds the IACP Minimum Standards for collaborative trainers.
Adam B. Cordover, J.D., M.A.
Adam B. Cordover, J.D., M.A., is a collaborative attorney, trainer, and Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator who practices exclusively in private dispute resolution in Tampa, Florida. Adam is Co-Chair of the Research Committee of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”), a Past President of Next Generation Divorce, growing it to become one of the largest collaborative practice groups in the U.S., and a graduate of the IACP Leadership Academy. Adam is co-author with Forrest (Woody) Mosten of an upcoming American Bar Association Book on “Building A Successful Collaborative Law Practice.”
Kristin E. DiMeo, CPA, ABV
Kristin E. DiMeo, CPA, ABV, has served as the Financial Neutral in over 75 collaborative family law matters in the Tampa Bay area. She is the immediate past Co-Chair of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals, past Co-Chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and is a member of Next Generation Divorce.
Jeremy S. Gaies, Psy.D.
Jeremy S. Gaies, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified mediator who specializes in helping divorcing families pursue peaceful solutions. Dr. Gaies has played a leadership role in advancing the collaborative movement at the local, state, and national level, and is a member of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Next Generation Divorce. Dr. Gaies is also the co-author of “Mindful Co-Parenting: A Child-Friendly Path Through Divorce” and a national speaker on divorce-related parenting matters.
Barbara E. Kelly, Ph.D.
Dr. Kelly is a licensed psychologist and certified family mediator who has been working in the collaborative model for the past ten years. She brings her experience with the international collaborative community as a member of the IACP Executive Board and working with interdisciplinary collaborative teams to her training of other collaborative practitioners. She has provided introductory and advanced collaborative trainings locally, nationally, and internationally.
J. David Harper, CPA, ABV, PFS, CFF, CBA, CVA
David Harper, CPA, ABV, PFS, CFF, CBA, CVA is a leading member of Next Generation Divorce and Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He is a contributing author for Adam Cordover’s and Forrest (Woody) Mosten’s upcoming book Building a Successful Collaborative Law Practice. He has extensive experience serving as financial neutral in collaborative divorce matters as well as joint expert in other family law cases and has presented on a wide range of financial topics including collaborative law, family law financial procedures, business valuation and executive compensation.