Some Stuff Counselors Should Know About Divorce and Why
(from an Attorney’s Perspective)
March 15 & 16, 2019, 8:30 am-5 pm | Tacoma, WA
CEUs: 12 clock hours
The Washington Pastoral Counseling Association is offering a continuing education presentation designed to help counselors better understand the following:
— The anatomy of a divorce,
— Different methods of resolving divorces, some advantages and disadvantages of each, and how the method of dispute resolution that is to be used is decided upon,
— The different areas of Family Law,
— Dealing with attorneys and guardians ad litem,
— Collaborative Divorce,
— Specifics of what clients (and attorneys) go through in the divorce process,
— A whole bunch of other interesting stuff
Originally from the Boston area, Ken Levey has lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1980. He received his B.A. from the University of Washington in 1983, received his law degree from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law) in 1991, and was admitted into the practice of law by the Washington State Bar Association later that year.
Ken’s law firm, The Levey Law Group, is devoted to giving peace of mind to people during their divorce and beyond. His firm exclusively practices family law such as divorces, post-divorce issues, and other “family law” matters.
Ken is a member of the following organizations: American Bar Association; Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce County (CLPPC); International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association (including Family Law section); and Washington State Bar Association. Ken has served on the board of the Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association, is past president of the Family Law section of the TPCBA, and has served on CLPPC’s board as a trustee.
He currently serves as president-elect of CLPPC’s board. He also is president-elect of the board of Agape Adoptions. In 2017 and 2018 Ken’s firm was recognized as one of the top 500 fastest growing law firms in the nation via the “Law Firm 500” process. Ken’s daughter, Becca, is in 5th grade. She is smart, witty, athletic, and frequently enjoys telling him why she is smarter than him. Ken’s hobbies include photography, yoga, cooking, and traveling.
Friday, March 15
* 9-10:45 am — Introduction and 1st Module: The anatomy of a divorce, part I
* 10:45 am — Break
* 11 am-12:15 pm — 2nd Module: The anatomy of divorce, part II
* 12:15 — Lunch (provided)
* 1:45-3:15 pm — 3rd Module: The different methods of resolving divorce, advantages and disadvantages, how they’re decided upon (includes an exercise)
* 3:15 pm — Break
* 3:30-4:45 pm — 4th Module: Dealing with attorneys and guardians ad litem, what they want from you and why
* 4:45-5pm Q&A
Saturday March 16
* 9-10:45am — 5th Module: Q&A since yesterday; All about Collaborative Divorce
* 10:45 am — Break
* 1am-12:15pm — 6th Module: Finish Module on Collaborative Divorce
* 12:15-1:45pm — Lunch (provided)
* 1:45-3:15pm — 7th Module: “You be the client, and the attorney,” part 1
* 3:15 — Break
* 3:30-4:45pm — 8th Module: “You be the client, and the attorney,” part 2
* 4:45-5pm — Q&A/CTA
Important: Washington Pastoral Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.