Mary Pence Presents on Domestic Violence Issues in the Collaborative Process

By | Published On: October 28, 2014

At the 15th annual Forum of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”) held in Vancouver on October 23rd to 26th, 2014, Mary Pence was one of the presenters of a workshop on the subject of handling domestic violence matters in the Collaborative Process.  Titled “A Practical Approach to Handling Coercive Control or Violence Issues in Collaborative Practice,” the workshop focused on how to screen for coercive control or violence in a new case, how to assist the client in making an informed choice to use the Collaborative process, and accommodations in and modifications to the usual process to address the unique issues created when a case involves coercive control or violence.

Co-presenters Lisa Alexander from Vancouver, Pat Rogers from Wisconsin, and Lori Gephart from Pennsylvania, joined Mary in providing practical guidance on these and related issues.

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