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President’s Letter – February 2019

2019-02-20T10:32:59+00:00February 20th, 2019|Letter from the FLAFCC President|

On December 15, 2018 I began my term as President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.  This was the official beginning of what I hope and expect to be a highly positive, eventful year. FLAFCC has always been a leader and an innovator in providing guidance, setting standards, and [...]

NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 BOARD MEMBERS AND OFFICER SLATE

2018-11-15T15:06:18+00:00November 15th, 2018|Announcements|

At our annual meeting at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center, Orlando, the current board and all interested members in attendance will vote on new board members and the 2019 officer slate.  New board member nominees include: Amy Hamlin, J.D., Altamonte Springs, FL ; Philip Wartenberg, J.D., Tampa, FL; Rebecca Amster, J.D., PsyD, Miami, FL [...]

High Risk Indicators for Intimate Partner Homicide

2018-08-30T09:42:47+00:00August 30th, 2018|Newsletter|

by Shena Kitt, InVEST Program Coordinator  and Cynthia Rubenstein, MS, LMHC, CCR Specialist Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Navigating criminal justice, legal and social services systems can be a daunting task for survivors of intimate partner violence. However, certified domestic violence centers, social service providers, and legal, criminal justice and other allied community partners can assist [...]

Silent Auction Charity Announcement for The FLAFCC 14th Annual Conference

2018-08-22T15:00:31+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Announcements, FLAFCC Conference|

We are pleased to announce that the proceeds from the FLAFCC 2018 14th Annual Conference Silent Auction will be donated to the Children’s Home Society on Thursday, September 27th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.  If you would like to donate an item or experience for the silent auction, please contact Roseann Albertario at Albertario_Co@msn.com with information [...]

United Nations Presentation: ELDERCARING COORDINATION: AN INTERGENERATIONAL MODEL OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION

2018-08-08T14:13:48+00:00August 8th, 2018|Eldercaring Initiative, Elders, Newsletter|

United Nations Presentation in Honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Focusing on Advancing Autonomy for Older Persons and Preventing Abuse and Neglect  by Linda Fieldstone, M.Ed., Judge Michelle Morley, Sue Bronson, LCSW It was an enormous honor to be at the United Nations for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to talk about eldercaring coordination, [...]

OSCA FINAL FRIDAY FAMILY COURT COMMUNIQUE

2018-08-08T11:03:51+00:00August 8th, 2018|Eldercaring Initiative, Elders, Newsletter|

(JUNE 2018 EDITION) Eldercaring Coordination by Judge Michelle Morley – 5th Judicial Circuit Less than three years after the eight Florida Eldercaring Coordination Pilot Project Sites first launched, eldercaring coordination has now been recognized by the United Nations. On June 14, 2018, Linda Fieldstone and I, the co-chairs of the Florida Chapter of the Association [...]

Who Needs Eldercaring Coordination, Anyway?

2018-08-08T10:58:40+00:00August 8th, 2018|Eldercaring Initiative, Elders, Newsletter|

by Kim W. Torres and Cher Myers Eldercaring Coordination is a dispute resolution option developed specifically for high-conflict families that turn to the courts for resolutions related to the care and needs of an elder.  The family dynamics can be disruptive, harmful or damaging to the elder and the elder’s ability to receive care and [...]

ELDER JUSTICE INITIATIVE ON ELDERCARING COORDINATION 2018 THREE YEAR PROGRESS REPORT

2018-08-08T10:50:25+00:00August 8th, 2018|Eldercaring Initiative, Elders, Newsletter|

The ACR Elder Justice Initiative on Eldercaring Coordination (“Eldercaring Coordination Initiative”) wishes to commemorate the work of the Task Forces on Eldercaring Coordination with this three-year report of the progress made since the Eldercaring Coordination Guidelines were approved and adopted in 2015.  The purpose of this document is to remind the organizations who joined together [...]