CLPPC Basic Collaborative Law Training

CLPPC Training Committee
Email   253-272-5653
Website: CLPPC Training Committee
Next Schedule (Weekly)
Zoom, Zoom, Tacoma,

About This Event

Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce County is pleased to present 

Collaborative Law Basic Training

Please read all the instructions below, select and pay for your ticket(s) and then fill out this registration form as well.

Training will be held on four consecutive Monday afternoons via zoom.  *To complete the Basic Training, must attend all four Monday sessions.

Training Dates and Times:

January 23, 2023 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

January 30, 2023 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm 

February 6, 2023 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

February 13, 2023 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm



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Current CLPPC Members







12.25 CLE credits (incl. 0.5 ethics) and 6.5 CEUs (provider #1975-272) for Psychologists, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors by the National Association of Social Workers Washington Chapter through Collaborative Professionals of Washington.     *CLE/CEU Credits - requested

Training objectives include:

  • Learn the basic theories, practices, and skills needed to effectively practice the Collaborative Law Process.
  • Learn the Collaborative model as a dispute resolution process designed to work with interpersonal relationships and create client-centered solutions.
  • Introduce interest-based negotiation and other problem-solving tools needed to successfully conclude cases.
  • Understand the dynamics of interpersonal conflict in a divorce situation and how effective communication can transform conflict.
  • The benefits of a professional Collaborative team (lawyers, mental health professionals and financial specialists) and the role each plays in the Collaborative Law Process.
  • Why the Collaborative Law Process can be a healing process for clients and their children.
  • How to assess client’s suitability for the Collaborative Law Process.
  • Learn and observe the skills for taking a Collaborative case from the first interview to the final documents.
  • Ethical considerations of Collaborative professionals.
  • How to start your Collaborative practice.

This training meets the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Standards for Basic Training and qualifies you for membership in CLPPC as well as many other collaborative practice groups.

The Collaborative Law Basic Training (this training) and 30-40 hour Basic Mediation Training are required to meet minimum standards for IACP and the Pierce County Collaborative Practice Group, CLPPC.

Please also fill out our registration form as well.