December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L6
$200 - $475
Meeting with Children: Introducing a Structured Approach @ The Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada


Lorri Yasenik Ph.D., works in Calgary and is a Registered Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist, Registered Family Mediator and Parenting Coordinator-Arbitrator. Lorri works with high-conflict families experiencing separation and divorce and she is interested in safe and authentic ways to forward the voice of the child in family law matters. Lorri teaches nationally and internationally related to children and family law, child psychotherapy and play therapy.

Lorri’s Ph.D. research was entitled Including the Voices of Children of Separation and Divorce in the Legal System and her post-doctoral work is focused on the development of non-evaluative standard approaches to meeting with children.



  • Introduce a structured approach to meeting with children
  • Differentiate “meetings from interviews” with children
  • Present a tool (Child and Youth Concerns Scale) for organizing children’s thoughts, feelings and concerns
  • Identify effective structured 3rd party feedback strategies
  • Identify ethical considerations
  • Identify important child development considerations

NOTE: The course provides 6.5 hours of CPD and has been approved by the following organizations:

LSBC recognizes 6.5 hours towards CPD, and towards Parenting Coordinator & Mediator accreditations;

BC Hear the Child Roster recognizes 6.5 hrs towards the child interview skills portion of the basic training;

BC PC Roster Society recognizes 6.5 hours towards their 7 hours of child interviewing.

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