Category Archives: Announcemnts

OCB at Seattle AFCC Conference

Visit our table at AFCC National Conference in Seattle, WA, June 1 – 4 where members of the Overcoming Barriers Board and Advisory Council will contribute on various presentations. Our organization is honored to be a part of this conference and contribute with our wealth … Continue reading

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New Additions for 2016

Overcoming Barriers board members and staff met at the end of 2015 for the annual board retreat. The gathering, as always, was filled with animated discussions about how much families and the family courts need more Overcoming Barriers resources. The … Continue reading

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Intensive Immersion Training 2015

Deadline for registration extended to November 24th, 2015. This specialized program is for clinicians working with post-separation problems where children resist contact with a parent.  Trainees will have the unique opportunity to be immersed in an Overcoming Barriers Family Intensive Program guided by … Continue reading

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Webcast-Live 3 hour San Francisco Seminar

Attorney’s BriefCase® Beyond the Basics™ Presents A Conversation with Overcoming Barriers Legal Issues and Family Interventions When Children Resist Contact with a Parent An intensive 3-hour exploration of the complex and increasingly common dynamic of child resistance. Live presentation (San Francisco) and … Continue reading

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Press Release: Detroit Child Custody Action – Detention for Kids?

OCB Clinicians’ Response Judge Gorcyca, the Detroit Judge who ordered three minor children into juvenile detention for refusal to have lunch with their Dad, has set off a firestorm in the media and brought the issue of child alienation to … Continue reading

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Program Evaluation 2015

Dr. Michael Saini, Associate Professor of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto (visit website) began collaborating with OCB in 2013 to develop, implement and analyze the evaluation of Overcoming Barriers’ programs. At the 2015 AFCC National Conference in New Orleans, Dr. … Continue reading

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Parenting Guide

Check out our recently published guide for Parents and Professionals: Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap: Essential Parenting Skills When a Child Resists a Parent – Available on Amazon Books (click here for our page on Amazon). Reviews: Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. – Northern California Mediation Center, author … Continue reading

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Arizona Family Camp 2015

Arizona Program was Completed in 2015 Program Dates: April 24-28, 2015 The Arizona Group is comprised of Jack Moran, PhD; Michael Liebman, LPC; and Judy Lewis-Thome, all of whom trained in the Overcoming Barriers Approach last summer in Vermont observing … Continue reading

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Announcing Book from Oxford Detailing the OCB Approach

Family-Based Interventions For Children’s Resistance, Rejection and Alienation: Overcoming Barriers and other Clinical Approaches Edited by Drs. Abigail Judge & Robin Deutsch This edited volume is intended for clinicians, legal professionals and other members of the family law community. Chapters will … Continue reading

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Arizona Reception

The Arizona Fund- and Aware-ness Raising Event  A fun and educational success! Thank you Sponsors! Annette T. Burns, Esq. Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada – Family Law Professionals from the AZ Family Law Community came out to learn more about the … Continue reading

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