This introductory workshop will explore the process and impact of separation and divorce with an emphasis on strategies for coping, and addressing the emotions that arise from this important life transition. The workshop will then be followed with a question and discussion period.
Facilitator: Michael A. Saini, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. For the past 15 years, he has been conducting custody evaluations and assisting children’s counsel for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Ministry of the Attorney General in Ontario. He is a parent coach to assist parents with the transition of separation and he has written in the area of high conflict, alienation, supervised visitation, virtual visitation and parent competencies post separation and divorce