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MA AFCC Annual Conference

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MA AFCC Annual Conference
March 31, 2023
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Regis College
Weston, MA

Early Registration Discount ends March 15

Morning Keynote:

Dr. Daniel B. Pickar

"Neurodiversity: Understanding what it means and interpreting its implications for families in Juvenile and Probate Court"

Daniel B. Pickar, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., is a board-certified child psychologist who conducts child custody evaluations, mediation, consultation to family law attorneys, and psycho-educational evaluations of children. He received his undergraduate education at Brown University and completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Berkeley.

For 12 years, he served as the Division Chief of Child and Family Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Rosa, California. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in the areas of child custody evaluation, mediation, children with special needs in divorce, and served on the editorial board of the Journal of Child Custody for 6 years. He regularly presents workshops at state and national AFCC and AAML conferences and serves on the Board of Directors of AFCC. In 2019, Dr. Pickar was awarded the Judge Rex Sater Award for “Excellence in Family Law” by the Sonoma County Bar Association.

Afternoon Presentations:

Representing Neurodiverse Parents and Children in Court
Kate Nemens, Esq., Vanda Khadem, Esq., Hon. Richard Simons

Through a New Lens: Understanding a Neurodiverse Profile
Becca Lori Hector

Investigating, Evaluating, and Intervening with Neurodiverse Parents and Children
Lisa Gallagher, Psy.D., Jessica Greenwald O’Brien, Ph.D., Hon. Brian Dunn

Registration Fee:

MA AFCC Member  $200
Nonmember            $225

Early Registration Discount ends March 15, 2023
CE Credits Available

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March 31, 2023 from  8:30 AM to  4:30 PM
235 Wellesley Street
Regis College
Weston, MA 02493
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