The Center for Child Counseling is proud to announce it will be hosting the 1st Annual Family Law Mental Health Summit.

The date will be either January 10, or 18, 2019 at the Kelsey Theater in Lake Park Florida.

We are currently seeking corporate sponsors to help underwrite the event.  Each $500 sponsorship comes with 1 admission ticket.  To sponsor, donate $500 to Center for Child Counseling, Inc. and send receipt to Eddie Stephens.

Current Sponsors:

  • The Kelsey Theater
  • Ward Damon, PL

CLE Request pending:
5.5 Marital & Family Board Certification or General CLE Hours
5.5 Mental Health CLE Hours
1.5 Ethics CLE Hours

Working Agenda:

  • = Board Certified Marital & Family Attorney

8:30am – 9am: Registration / Coffee / Breakfast Snacks

8:55 – 9:00am:  Introduction, Eddie Stephens*, Esquire

9am – 10am: The Mechanics of Marchment Act (Joe Considine, Esquire & Magistrate TBA)

10am -11am: Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) on Family Law (Eddie Stephens & Renee Layman)

11am – 11:30am:  Ethical Considerations (Ralph T. White*)

11:30am – 12:15am:  (Topic TBA) – Judge Ron Alvarez

12:15 – 1:00pm  – Lunch

1:00pm – 1:15pm – Presentation of Family Law Pioneer in Mental Health Award

1:15pm – 2:00pm:  Parental Coordination and Social Investigation (Speakers TBA)

2:00pm – 2:45 pm:  Judicial Perspective Mental Health Issues in Family Court (Judge TBA)

2:45pm – 3:45pm: Judicial / Speaker Panel

3:45 – 5:00pm: Happy Hour at Brewhouse Gallery