August 2018      View this email in your browser

Domestic Violence and Dating

© 2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

Domestic violence is a problem throughout the world in 20-50% of partner relationships, depending on your location and source of information. Sometimes it is called Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), to distinguish it from child abuse, since both occur within the family often behind closed doors. I will use the term domestic violence (DV) in this article, making it clear that I am focusing on two people in an adult intimate relationship. 

It helps to understand four different types of domestic violence...Continue Reading

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Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases

Presented by High Conflict Institute 
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

September 12, 2018
9-10am Pacific Time
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 7 Seemingly Charming Habits That Are Actually Manipulative

"People don't come with warning labels," Megan Hunter, author and co-founder of the High Conflict Institute tells Bustle. "If they did," she says, "we probably wouldn't listen anyway."   Check it out HERE.
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“Navigating High Conflict Personalities"
with Megan Hunter

Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast #104
Megan Hunter, MBA, is an author, speaker and expert on high conflict disputes. She is co-founder of The High Conflict Institute along with author and expert Bill Eddy. She is the CEO of Unhooked Media, focused on relationship and conflict resolution through the print, digital and spoken word. Listen in for a lively conversation on how to deal with high conflict personalities when you are going through a divorce. 
Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Presented by High Conflict Institute 
Webinar:  9-10am Pacific Time
Info/Register HERE

Dousing the Flame - Working with High Conflict
Speaker: Shawn Skillin, Esq.
Minnesota Chapter AAML Divorce Camp
Breezy Point, MN
Info/Register HERE 

Dealing with High Conflict Couples in Mediation
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
North Carolina Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)
Greensboro, NC
Managing Difficult Clients for Family Lawyers
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Victorian Bar Association Barristers
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Managing High-conflict Personalities In and Out of Court
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Victorian Bar Association
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Managing High Conflict People in Legal Disputes
Instructor:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Monash University Law Chambers
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact:  (Private event)  
Public Lecture: Can Difficult People Change?
Speaker: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
University of Newcastle Law School 
Newcastle, Victoria, Australia
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Managing High Conflict Personalities in Legal Disputes
Instructor:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
University of Newcastle Law School
Newcastle, Victoria, Australia
Info/Register HERE

Keynote: Professional splitting
Speaker: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Clinical Unit in Ethics and Health, University of Newcastle
Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Swearing, Sweating, Outrage & Tears:  Handling Highly Emotional Disputes in Mediation
Speaker: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and 3 other presenters
American Bar Association
Webinar:  1pm - 2:15pm Eastern Time.
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Your Agenda or Mine? Preparing and Managing the Agenda in Difficult Cases
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. 
APFM & ADFP United Catalyst Conference
San Diego, CA
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