New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Mid-Hudson Chapter Co-sponsored with The Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW Presents:


3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded for This Program

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Course Number: 219      Location: Mid-Hudson

Keith Jordan, LCSW

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: Registration: 9:30am-10:00am
  Workshop:    10:00am-1:15pm


Mental Health America
253 Mansion Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

This workshop is for mental health professionals who will be working with parents who are separated or divorced and having difficulty co-parenting with the other parent.  Approaches specific to this situation will be discussed with an emphasis on helping parents do what will be in the best interests of the children.  Case examples will be presented and participants will be able to describe what could be done in the sample situations.  Ethical and business management considerations for this work will also be discussed.     

Workshop format: Lecture, Handouts, Group Exercises, Case Examples, Q & A

HANDOUTS: Bibliography/References

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three differences between co-parenting counseling and traditional individual therapy.
  2. List four types of contact and communication approaches for separated/divorced parents to use with the other parent and describe the circumstances when each approach would be appropriate.
  3. Identify six specific tools and resources that are available to help make co-parenting more successful.
  4. Define five counseling interventions specific to counseling for co-parenting that you would use in the sample case presented to you.

Keith Jordan, LCSW
has worked in the mental health field for over 30 years, as an alcohol counselor, jail counselor and as a batterers’ group facilitator.  Over the course of  the past 13 years, Mr. Jordan has been a custody evaluator for the Orange County Department of Mental Health, where he has conducted approximately 600 custody evaluations.  He currently has a private practice in which he specializes in working with families of divorce.  

The space can accommodate approximately 60 attendees.

This seminar is appropriate for clinicians with all levels of experience.

Who May Benefit from attending: social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners and family and marriage/couple therapists and mental health counselors.

  • 3.0 Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed, as evidenced by signing in and out and completing a course evaluation.
  • Certificates will be emailed approximately ten business days after the completion of the course.
  • For questions regarding disability access please contact Kristin or Jennifer, at time of registration, so that we can see to it that arrangements are made to accommodate your special needs:
  • For questions regarding course content, registration and disability access please Contact Kristin or Jennifer:
  • In the event of any grievance please contact Susan A. Klett, Ph.D, Psy.D, LCSW-R, Director of Professional Development at


Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed   Social Workers #0056, Licensed Psychoanalysts #P-0017, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0028 and Licensed Mental Health Counselors #MHC-0045.

                  Social workers, participating in this course will receive 3.0 continuing education clock hours.

Event Registration

Contact hours for this course
applicable for:

          LMSW         LP

Event Registration: 9:30am-10:00am
Workshop:                10:00am-1:15pm

Members                  $20
               Non-members         $60
               Students with ID:    $20
    Student fees are only for social work
        master level, full time students.

On Site: 
                Additional fee of $10.00

                          Please note:      
                   On Site charge takes
                  effect on Sept. 20, 2018

              For EASY online
                registration click:

                      Register Here            

             For inquiries e-mail:

         Rosemary Cohen, LCSW-R

Early Registration is strongly encouraged.
You will receive an email confirming attendance and registration fee
having been paid.  If room capacity has been reached prior to your registration,
you will be added to our waitlist.

For On Site Registration:

Check cash or money order only, to be made payable to “NYSSCSW”.

Inclement Weather Policy:
Should Inclement weather occur, we will be notifying all registrants via the email by which the registrant signed up. Please be sure to check your email before you leave for the course.

Cancellation Policy:  
Cancellations made at least five days before the event will be fully refunded. For cancellation please call 1-800-288-4279, or email us at

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