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BIDC Program

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.


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New Chapters: Tactical Insights of Behavioral Healthcare on Struggling Teens of Divorcing Parents

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

  This is our last program of the year and it is an important and crucial topic to attend. Shelby’s journey began from a place of personal experience, having witnessed the destructive impact of substance use and mental illness on the lives of herself and her loved ones. This exposure ignited in her a deep-seated […]

VIEW FROM THE BENCH

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Mark your calendar for April 3rd when Judges Hartman and Langer and Magistrates Johnson and Kelley will lead the panel in a question/answer panel format answering questions from the community regarding domestic relations. This presentation is a unique opportunity for dialogue between domestic relations judges and the lawyers, parenting evaluators, mediators, parenting supervisors, therapists and […]

The Unique Challenges Facing Divorced Clients in Today’s Housing Market

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

In today's real estate market, it can be difficult to navigate the logistics and timing of when to sell your home or buy a new home. Being an individual going through a divorce, there are even more, additional challenges and questions when it comes to real estate. Many divorce clients have to transition from being […]

Play: The Language of Children

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

  In this presentation, participants will gain insight into the world of play therapy. The session will cover the fundamentals of play therapy, who it is most effective for, and the core theories shaping the field. By delving into neuroscience and brain development, we will explore why play serves as an effective form of treatment […]

Collaborative Divorce Workshop

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Please note this description update to include not only attorneys but a wide range of mental health professionals. The Collaborative Divorce process is a team approach that benefits families and the professionals working with them.  Mental health professionals, mediators and coaches serve a critical role on Collaborative teams or may serve as joint experts in […]

Assessing For And Responding to Family Violence

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Presented by Erin Shannon (she/they), Director of Advocacy and Education at Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) Exposure to domestic violence is a leading cause of adverse childhood experiences. Research confirms that allegations of domestic violence and child abuse are often discounted when raised in child custody litigation, even when credible claims of abuse are […]

Ethical & Effective Communications with the Court

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

  This program will cover Ethical and Effective Communication by attorneys and mental health professionals.  Understanding what you can and can’t say, should and shouldn’t say, and why these other professionals are communicating as they are.  If we understand each other’s ethical guidelines, we can better work together for effective communication. REBECCA M. PEPIN, ATTORNEY […]

AFCC PRE Guidelines by Kate McNamara

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Presented by: Kathleen McNamara, PhD   The new "AFCC Guidelines for Parenting Plan Evaluation in Family Law Cases" are an update to the 2006 "Model Standards for Practice of Child Custody Evaluation."   Dr. McNamara was the Reporter for the task force that developed the Guidelines.  She will discuss how the Guidelines were developed, what they mean […]

Extreme Risk Protection Orders presented by Rachel Dane from Bridge to Justice and Jeremy Schufflebarger, Attorney

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Program Overview: What does an ERPO do? What is the substantive legal standard for obtaining an ERPO? Statistics and examples from the 24 ERPO cases filed in Boulder Country Categories of Petitioners: Petitioners with a personal relationship to the Respondent Petitioners with a professional relationship to the Respondent (including liability concerns) Law Enforcement Life of […]

Serving Under Represented Communities in Family Courts

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Please join us for our final program of the year on May 3rd. Monique's discussion will include the serving parties from other beliefs, traditions and languages as well as those with poverty or mental health issues, within the family law courts. Monique will discuss parenting plans which addresses and works with the parties’ cultures and […]

Beyond the Nuts & Bolts: Power Tools for PC/DMs Workshop

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

We are excited to announce our rescheduled PC/DM Workshop facilitated by Bonnie Saltzman and Kate McNamara. This workshop is a deep dive into the PC/DM process and is intended for current PC/DM practitioners and attorneys working on cases where a PC/DM is appointed or needed. Broadly, we’ll be covering the appointment process, fee issues, parenting […]

View From The Bench

Boulder Courthouse Jury Room 1777 6th St, Boulder, CO

Judges Hartman, Langer & Mulvahill and Magistrate Haenselman and Johnson will lead the panel in a question/answer panel format answering questions from the community regarding domestic relations. This presentation is a unique opportunity for dialogue between domestic relations judges and the lawyers, parenting evaluators, mediators, parenting supervisors, therapists and other domestic relations professionals that make […]