Mentally Ill Parents in Court:

The Impact of Various Mental Illnesses on Parenting


Friday, October 4, 2013 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Mecklenburg County Courthouse - TCA Training Room #4510



CLE Credit:

1.25 General Hours



$25 Juvenile Law Section Member Rate

$35 Non-JLS Member Rate

$10 Lunch (Optional)



Mecklenburg County Courthouse

832 East 4th Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

TCA Training Room #4510


Special Info:

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Registration

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLE Training


Program Planners:

Matt McKay, Guardian Ad Litem, Juvenile Law Section Chair and Mitchell Feld, Council for Children's Rights, Juvenile Law Section Vice-Chair


This program is specifically designed for judges and attorneys involved in court cases and representing clients who have mental health diagnoses, and where their clients' parenting skills are at issue.  Topics to be covered include:


·         Mental health and mental illnesses

·         The impact of various mental diagnoses on a parent's parenting skills and abilities

·         Representing mentally ill parents in court


Virginia Hart, Ph.D., obtained a doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Forensic Psychology, and is the director of the Forensic Psychological Evaluations team at CMC - Randolph


Max Nunez, M.A., LPA, achieved a Master's degree in Psychology and has extensive experience both as a clinical psychologist and in conduction evaluations for the Courts


Terri Watters, Ph.D., obtained a doctorate in Forensic Psychology and has worked as a psychologist with CMC-Randolph for six years.



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624