Course Description

A detailed look at the psychology and practice of high conflict custody cases.  Includes a presentation on the psychology behind high conflict personalities and a panel discussion from practitioners working with custody cases in Washington County.


This course includes video recorded from a hybrid in person and Zoom conference presentation in December of 2020.


Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.


CLE Credit:

2.0 PA Substantive CLEs

This course contains approximately 120 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.


Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • High Conflict Custody Panel

    High Conflict Custody Panel

    Beverly Ross, Ph.D
    David Rundquist, Esq., Child Custody Hearing Officer,
    Amanda Fisher, Esq., Child Custody Hearing Officer,
    Dawn Haber, Esq., Part-Time Child Custody Hearing Officer,
    Sharon Francis, Esq., Family Court Administrator

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction and Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • High Conflict Custody Course Materials
  • 2
    High Conflict Custody Videos and Survey
    • High Conflict Custody Part One
    • High Conflict Custody Part Two
    • High Conflict Custody Part Three
    • High Conflict Custody Part Four
    • Course Evaluation (Required)