Programs

The BIDC is committed to providing relevant and high-quality information to professionals working in the field of divorce.

Attendees may receive CEU or CLE credits. For professionals who are not social workers or lawyers, a contact hour certificate is also awarded.

If you need any assistance registering for programs, please call 720-593-8992 or email us.

You may also be interested in attending the monthly Consultation Group for mental health professionals which is led by Bob Backerman. Click here to learn more and see the schedule.

Navigating Divorce Proceedings and Mental Health – Records, Testimony, and Confidentiality

Date: November 6th, 2019
When: 11:30am -1:15pm
Presenter: Chad Gillam and Andrew Nickel
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

Chad Gillam is a lawyer who specializes in representing therapists and other health care providers in all aspects of their practices. He will discuss procedures for subpoenaing therapists and their files, as well as how therapists can resist being subpoenaed and how therapists can protect themselves in client testimony and litigation. He will also explain how PREs and CFIs can avoid and deal with investigation grievances. Mr. Gillam will be joined by special counsel Andrew Nickel, who also specializes in representing medical providers.

Cost for this event is including in each Membership Package.
Cost for Non-members is $32 and can be paid at the door.


Participant Cost
Observer Cost

Courtroom Bootcamp

Date: November 22nd, 2019
When: 8.30 am - 3.30 pm
Cost: $250/$275 for Participants. $100/$125 for Observers

3rd Annual Courtroom Bootcamp. A “mock trial” type workshop in which CFIs will have the chance to practice testifying and attorneys will have the chance to practice direct and cross examination of CFIs.

  • Participant cost is $250 for BIDC members, $275 for BIDC non-members
  • Observer Cost is $100 for BIDC members, $125 for non-members
  • Up to 6 anticipated CEU and CLE credits available

Download the Bootcamp schedule here.

For further details and program description, click here


Holiday Happy Hour

Date: December 4th, 2019
Where: Vapor Distillery 5311 Western Avenue, Unit 180 Boulder
When: 5:00-8:00
Cost: Free

First Drink Free!

Come and socialize with fellow BIDC members! It’s not very often that this hard working group comes together to have fun and to “let their hair down”, so join us for a drink (or two) and a raffle that will include a free membership for 2020 – 2021!

Vapor Distillery is a maker of fine spirits with a comfortable, relaxed vibe, so please join us!


Beyond the Basics: A Mechanics Workshop for Parenting Experts and Attorneys

Date: January 17th, 2020
Where: Boulder County Justice Center - Jury Room
Cost: TBA

An interactive workshop in which participants will learn parctical tips, tricks and details os how to approach issues that are beyon the basics with separate geared at practice tips for parenting experts and attorneys.

Cost for this Workshop TBA


Domestic Case Law Update

Date: February 5th, 2020
Where: Program & Luncheon at the Millennium Hotel-Boulder
When: 11:30-1:15
Presenter: Sharlene Aitken
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

Cost for this event is including in each Membership Package.
Cost for Non-members is $32 and can be paid at the door.


It’s More than a Pronoun: Transgender Children and the Best-Interests Standard

Date: March 13th, 2020
Where: Workshop TBD
Presenter: Asaf Orr, Esq., Michal Duffy, MS, Griffin Jensen, MA
Cost: TBA

Cost for this Workshop TBA


For the Kids: High Conflict Parenting Educational Tools

Date: April 1st, 2020
Where: Program & Luncheon at the Millennium Hotel-Boulder
When: 11:30-1:15
Presenter: Dr. Reginald Moore. Ph.D. Will review the 11 modules
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

Cost for this event is including in each Membership Package.
Cost for Non-members is $32 and can be paid at the door.


View from Bench

Date: May 6th, 2020
Where: Program & Luncheon at the Millennium Hotel-Boulder
When: 11:30-1:15
Presenter: Panel of Judges
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

Annual lunch presentation from the 20th judicial bench

Cost for this event is including in each Membership Package.
Cost for Non-members is $32 and can be paid at the door.


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