Title: An Introduction to High-Conflict Divorce: Dynamics and Interventions for Parents
Description: The objectives of this course are to provide the trainee with an overview guide to high conflict divorce. When the trainee completes this course he or she will:

-Understand the intra-psychic and relationship dynamics between parents engaged in chronic custody litigation;
-Recognize the ethical boundaries guiding professional work with couples in high-conflict divorce;
-Comprehend the proper focus of this work as problem-solving, rather than relationship-building;
-Learn useful intervention techniques to help the families engaged in conflict;

This beginning to intermediate level course is primarily designed for clinicians in the early stages of their career, or for clinicians reviewing basic concepts in this treatment area. This course was written by Leslie Todd, LCSW, ACSW. Leslie Todd serves as a parenting coordinator in high conflict divorces cases for the Family Court of East Baton Rouge Parish. She is a licensed clinical social worker with 15 years of private practice. She has also taught graduate courses as an adjunct instructor at Louisiana State University as well as a sociology course on marriage and family for Our Lady of the Lake College.


Approvals: has been approved by NBCC as an approved continuing education provider, ACEP No. 6071. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs., Inc., provider #1104, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit., Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2020 to 11/15/2023. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 clinical continuing education clock hours. 


This course is approved for 3 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:

The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

States with their own approval process: 

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193