Past Programs

The BIDC is committed to providing relevant and high-quality information to professionals working in the field of divorce. Programs may be purchased individually or at a reduced cost if purchased in a package.

Is it PTSD, a Personality Disorder or Simply Bad Behavior

Date: October 2nd, 2019
Where: Program & Luncheon at the Millennium Hotel-Boulder
When: 11:30am -1:15pm
Presenter: Dr. Gene Gross, Psy.D.
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

Various issues and stresses in litigated divorce cases can make one or both of the parents looks as if they have a serious mental health issue. How can you tell the difference between temporary insanity (divorce stress), a trauma response, or a more serious mental illness like a personality disorder? This presentation will help mental health professionals discriminate between passing issues and more serious persistent ones. The major types of personality disorders will be discussed. Attorneys will learn when they need to make referrals and how to make sense of a diagnoses of their clients and client’s ex-spouses.

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


The Intersection of Immigration and Family Law

Date: September 4th, 2019
Where: Program & Luncheon at the Millennium Hotel-Boulder
When: 11:30am - 1:15pm
Presenter: Jennifer Wadhwa & Jennifer Howard
Cost: Covered by Membership plans / $32 for Non-Members

This presentation will provide family law attorneys, judges, and therapists with an overview of the many points of intersection between immigration law and family law. It is designed to provide for these practitioners the basics of family-based immigration and the forms of relief available to non-citizens who are married to (or children of ) a U.S. citizen spouse or permanent resident.

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


Best Interests of the Child Workshop

Date: May 17th, 2019
Where: Boulder County Justice Center
When: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Cost: $60 Members / $75 Nonmembers (Lunch included)

Mental Health Providers – Ever wonder how an attorney navigates the best interest factors with their client and Court?

Attorneys – Ever wonder how CFIs/PREs work to use the best interest factors in their evaluations?

This workshop will provide you with a deep dive into each best interest factor.

  • Listen to skilled practitioners discuss each factor
  • Participate in analyzing real world problems
  • Ask the questions you can’t ask during an evaluation or Court

Have lunch with a Judicial Officer to hear the Court’s perspective about the best interests analysis

Registration for this Workshop is now closed and is at capacity, but will take names on a waiting list by contacting Jeanie Kemp at newboulderidc@gmail.com

Internet Issues and Parenting Plans...

Date: May 1st, 2019
Where: Millennium Harvest Hotel, Boulder
When: 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Presenter: Dr. Brett Kennedy, PsyD and Tracy Markle, LPC
Cost: $27 Members / $32 Nonmembers (Lunch included)

Please join us for a networking lunch followed by a lecture with Dr. Brett Kennedy and Tracy Markle, LPC of the Digital Media Treatment and Education Center (DTEC®).


VIEW From the BENCH

Date: April 3rd, 2019
Where: Millennium Harvest House, Boulder
When: 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Presenter: Boulder District Court Judges and Magistrates
Cost: $27 Members / $32 Nonmembers (Lunch included)

Twenty Common Errors in Mediation Advocacy

Date: March 6th, 2019
Where: Millennium Harvest House, Boulder
When: 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Presenter: Hon. Patrick Butler, Nan Waller Burnett, CSW and CJ Larkin
Cost: $27 Members / $32 Nonmembers (Lunch included)

Courtroom Workshop : Developing Your Skills in the Courtroom TBD

Date: March 1st, 2020
Where: Program & Lucheon at the Boulder County Courthouse 1777 6th St., Boulder
Presenter: Need coaches and judges
Cost: TBA

Date and Time to be determined
Cost for this Workshop TBA


Reunification Therapy in Family Law Litigation

Date: February 6th, 2019
Where: Millennium Harvest House, Boulder
When: 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Presenter: Jill Reiter, LCSW and Rick Spiegle, PsyD

Developing Your Skills in the Courtroom. A Workshop for CFIs, PREs and Attorneys

Date: January 25th, 2019
Where: Boulder Courthouse
When: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Cost: 250

Multiple Dates:
Jan 24, 2019 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Optional Pre-Courtroom Preparation Workshop)
Jan 25, 2019 8 am to 5 pm (Courtroom workshop)

Cost:
Participant:
$250 for members,
$275 for non-members.

Observer:
$100 for members,
$125 for non-members

Workshop limited to 12 participants (6 attorneys, 6 CFIs). Register early!


Holiday Social Happy Hour

Date: December 5th, 2018
Where: The Vapor Distillery, 5311 Western Avenue #180, Boulder, CO.
When: 5 pm to 7pm
Cost: $20 - includes a delicious buffet of appetizers by Guillaume's European Catering and your first drink of one of their hand made delicious Boulder spirits.

Please bring a non-member to join in on the festivities for only $10.  It’s a perfect time to be with your colleagues and friends to kick off the Holiday season.
Please bring an unwrapped toy to donate to A Precious Child for our Holiday toy drive.
Complimentary distillery tour at 6pm.
Plenty of free parking available.