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2019 Texas AFCC Annual Conference

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Hyatt Place in The Woodlands

1909 Research Forest Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77380

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Friday 3/29/19 - "The Expert, Expert Witness"
Dr. Stanley BrodskyTestifying in court is a time of anxiety for the first time witnesses and aggressive cross-examinations are particularly stressful, even for the experienced witness. This workshop begins by presenting ways of understanding the common problems faced on the witness stand. Drawing on the professional literature, on scientific findings, and on his own experience in court, Dr. Brodsky will present pathways towards reducing anxiety on the witness stand and specific methods for dealing with the most aggressive cross-examinations. This workshop will be didactic in part, but will use a highly interactive format. Participants will have the opportunity to try out the techniques presented for deflecting and mastering cross-examination challenges to their experience, to their thoroughness, to their competency, and to their impartiality.

Dr. Brodsky will provide techniques and insights for attorneys to enhance their effectiveness for examining the expert witness. Additionally, his workshop will equip attorneys with tools to coach their experts on how to handle the toughest questions.
The useful part for attorneys is that it will help them learn how to be very effective in examining expert witnesses --
also to be better able to coach their experts on how to handle the toughest questions.

Dr. Brodsky will also have a couple of local attorneys and experts do a mock trial with direct and cross examinations with an expert witness. He will comment on the questions and answers, and provide scholarly foundations and practical advice for handling the situations and questions better.


Saturday 3/30/19 - "Implications of Technology and Social Media for Domestic Violence and Family Court Cases"
Description:This interactive workshop will explore the implications of technology in Domestic Violence and Family Court cases. Professionals will learn how batterers use phone technology, social networking and GPS to circumvent injunctions for protection, supervised visitation and child custody. Legal and Mental Health Practitioners will explore how victims of domestic violence can overcome communication issues using mobile and online communication tools, such as the OurFamilyWizard website, designed specifically for high conflict parents.
Presenters:
Steven Bradley – Certified Domestic Violence Advocate and Trainer
Kevin Dorsey – OFW Professional Liaison


Hotel:
Hyatt Place
1909 Research Forest Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281)298-4600
Rates $120 per room for Thursday and Friday night under the group code for the corporate event.

Please call Hyatt Place Reservations at 855-312-7268 and Request the group code G-TXAF

For the website and booking rooms:
1. Please follow this link to the hotel website: [CLICK HERE]
2. On the Hotel Website, please enter the dates of the group and click on “Check Rates”.
  • Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out time is 12:00 p.m.


Don't forget to register for the Friday Night Social and join the Board of Directors, Conference Speakers, and other members to network.

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Hyatt Place in The Woodlands

1909 Research Forest Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77380

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