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Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators

 Invites you to attend

 A Special Workshop On

Children and Parenting In Divorce


Saposnek Photo

The Presenter is Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., 

Family Mediation Service and Professor,
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Donald Saposnek is a practicing clinical child psychologist and child custody mediator, a family therapist for over 46 years and a national and international trainer of mediation and child development.  He is the author of the classic book, Mediating Child Custody Disputes: A Strategic Approach and co-author of Splitting America: How Politicians, Super PACS and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce.   He has been on the teaching faculty for the psychology department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1977 and he has been an Adjunct Professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution of Pepperdine University School of Law since 2009. He is a founding board member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. His website is:

Friday, April 13, 2018


   Scottsdale Camelback Resort

6302 E. Camelback Road

Scottsdale, Arizona 85251


   Workshop Time

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Check-in 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

May qualify for up to 6.0 Hours Continuing Education  


 Cost (lunch is included) 

MCFAM Members $135.00; Non-Members/Guests $175.00


egistration ends on Tuesday, April 10th.  Space is limited.

The workshop will cover the Developmental Needs of Young Children; Overnights for Infants & Toddlers; Updates on Critical Attachment/Attunement Research, Brain Research and the Explosive Controversy Over It; Effective Strategies for Dealing with A Gatekeeper Parent and Crafting & Drafting Clear & Effective Parenting Plans.


Email questions to Shari Capra at
or Susan Bulfinch at



It is the policy of MCAFM  and AACR to provide reasonable accommodations to attendees with disabilities.  
If you would like to request accommodations due to a physical, mental, or learning disability, please indicate when registering.