Agenda

Monday, September 11

8:30 a.m.  Welcome & Introductions

8:45 a.m.  Convening Overview—Exploring the Current Landscape

Rebecca Love Kourlis, Executive Director, IAALS 

9:00 a.m.  Overview of Academic and Community Based Model—A Brief History

  • How the model was initially created
  • Launch on campus at the University of Denver
  • Transition from academic based model (RCSDF) to independent non-profit (COCD), including Board selection and governance – why, when, how

Rebecca Love Kourlis, Executive Director, IAALS 

9:10 a.m.  Questions and Discussion Relating to Overview

9:20 a.m.  Changing the Culture: In Families and the Courts

“The View from the Trenches” 

Ellen Squires, JD, COCD Attorney and Mediator

Denise Breinig-Glunz, COCD Clinic Director, LCSW

Relationship with the Court - “A View from the Courts”

Penny Wagner, Program Coordinator, Colorado State Court Administrators Office

Moderator: Marsha Kline Pruett, PhD, ABPP, AFCC-Immediate Past President

10:05 a.m.  Questions and Discussion Relating Changing the Culture

10:15 a.m.  Networking Break

10:30 a.m.  Evaluation Design and Research—Insights and Frustrations

  • Data collection methods and tools
  • Consumer demographics 

Logan Cornett, Senior Research Analyst, IAALS

Marsha Kline Pruett, PhD, ABPP, AFCC-Immediate Past President

10:50 a.m.  Questions and Discussion Relating to the Evaluation Design and Research

11:00 a.m.  Business, Communications, and Marketing Model

Pricing strategy and expense structure

Susan E. Carparelli, Executive Director, COCD

Communications and Marketing Strategy

Laura Love and Jon Woods, Ground Floor Media

11:40 a.m  Questions and Discussion Relating to the Business, Communications, and Marketing Model

12:00 p.m.  “Thinking Outside the Box”—How to Spread the Word in Today’s Market

Marsha Kline Pruett, PhD, ABPP, AFCC-Immediate Past President

1:00 p.m.  Overcoming Barriers-Brainstorming Session

  • Culture change
  • Consumer outreach

Moderator: Andrew Schepard, Siben & Siben Distinguished Professor of Family Law and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University 

2:00 p.m.  Summary of Day’s Discussion and Next Steps

Rebecca Love Kourlis, Executive Director, IAALS

2:30 p.m.  Meeting Concludes