ACE Foundation Programs

2019 Program Archive

New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Rockland Chapter with the ACE Foundation of NYSSCSW Presents:


Program Description

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.

Registration Options

*NYSSCSW Discount applies to NYSSCSW members in good standing only.

**Student Discount only applies to full time students currently enrolled in social work and MHP master level programs.

This is an ACE Foundation Program. If this is your first time taking an ACE Foundation program not co-sponsored by an NYSSCSW, you will be prompted to make your complimentary account on the ACE Foundation Learning Center platform, where you will be able to access all program information, course materials and information for future ACE Foundation programs from your member dashboard. You will be asked to set a password for your new ACE Foundation Learning Center account.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

10:00am - 1:30pm

Course Number



Keith Jordan, LCSW

Program Originator:



St. Thomas Aquinas College
Private Dining Hall - McNellis-Commons
Route 340
Sparkill, New York 10976

contact Hours:

3.0 Contact Hours Will Be Awarded For This Program

Applicable for:



Registration is closed.

Program Details

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.

Social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners and family and marriage/couple therapists and mental health counselors.

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

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.

Lecture, Handouts, Group Exercises, Case Examples, Q & A

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.

ACE welcomes participants with diverse abilities. Please contact Kristin or Jennifer at, at time of registration, to request accessibility accommodations. Accommodation requests are considered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA), Section 505 of the Rehabilitation ACT.

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

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.

  • 3.0 Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed.
  • All registrations must be submitted by the Wednesday prior to the program.
  • 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, please contact Kristin or Jennifer:
  • In the event of any grievance please contact:

Advanced Clinical Education (ACE) Foundation of the New York State Society for Clinical Social Work, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists  #PSY-0121.

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; LP# P0017; LMFT #0028; LMHC #0045.

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