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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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WEBINAR
Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases

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

September 12, 2018
9-10am Pacific Time
Info/Register HERE

IN THE NEWS

 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. 
UPCOMING EVENTS
9/12
Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Presented by High Conflict Institute 
Webinar:  9-10am Pacific Time
Info/Register HERE

9/13-14
Dousing the Flame - Working with High Conflict
Speaker: Shawn Skillin, Esq.
Minnesota Chapter AAML Divorce Camp
Breezy Point, MN
Info/Register HERE 

9/14
Dealing with High Conflict Couples in Mediation
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
North Carolina Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)
Greensboro, NC
Contact:  srhardy@charlottemediationgroup.com
 
9/20
Managing Difficult Clients for Family Lawyers
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Victorian Bar Association Barristers
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Contact: alisonburt@vicbar.com.au 

9/21
Managing High-conflict Personalities In and Out of Court
Speaker:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Victorian Bar Association
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Contact: nina.massara@vicbar.com.au

9/26-28
Managing High Conflict People in Legal Disputes
Instructor:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Monash University Law Chambers
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact:  (Private event)  
10/2 
Public Lecture: Can Difficult People Change?
Speaker: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
University of Newcastle Law School 
Newcastle, Victoria, Australia
Info/Register HERE

10/2-5
Managing High Conflict Personalities in Legal Disputes
Instructor:  Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
University of Newcastle Law School
Newcastle, Victoria, Australia
Info/Register HERE

10/4
Keynote: Professional splitting
Speaker: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Clinical Unit in Ethics and Health, University of Newcastle
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Contact:  charles.douglas@me.com


10/10
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.
Info/Register HERE 
 
10/18-20
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
Info/Register HERE
 
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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT

Shawn Skillin, JD  is a highly experienced international trainer and has conducted many seminars for the High Conflict Institute. She is a popular and engaging speaker and she always gets rave reviews:

"After you left we had a staff meeting and the feedback from all was that they all LOVED your presentation and wished that you could have had more time to go into more depth and discussion."

“Fantastic presentation. Wish she'd had 3 more hours to continue... Could've listened to her present all day. Great interaction with the crowd and very responsive and articulate in answering a variety of questions.”


“I really was looking forward to the session and it exceeded my expectations.”
 
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