Workshops


The conference is organized under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland.
It is also supported by the City of Strasbourg, the University of Strasbourg and the Jardin des Sciences.

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Theme 1

What are the existing legal systems and the challenges regarding the legal presumption of shared parenting as a children’s right, in different countries?

Theme 2

What are the current trends regarding social attitudes and knowledge about shared parenting?

Theme 3

To what extent could shared parenting, gender equality and work-life balance be combined to improve health and wellbeing of children whose parents are separated?

Workshop 1-1
Shared Residence and the Law 1

 
Schedule

  • Thursday, November 22d, 14:30-17:00.
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions.
  • General discussion: 40 minutes
  • Room: Plenary
  • Chair: Michel Grangeat
    Discussants: Marie-France Carlier, Josiane Bigot

Presentations

  • Dr. Chantal Clot-Grangeat – Psychologist, ICSP Vice-president - France, Des obstacles au changement de la loi sur la résidence alternée en France

  • Dr. Caroline Siffrein-Blanc - Université Aix-marseille, Faculté de droit, LDPSC EA 42-90 - France, Les critères de mise en place de la résidence alternée révélés par l’étude de décisions de cour d’appel

  • Pr. Michel Grangeat, PhD - University Grenoble Alpes - France, Trends in recent family court decisions: the case of the French Courts of appeal

  • Dr. Guillaume Kessler France, HDR - Université de Corse - France, La coparentalité à l’épreuve des conflits parentaux : une approche comparative

Workshop 2-1:
Evolution of Shared Residence Practice

Schedule

  • Thursday, November 22d, 14:30-17:00
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions
  • General discussion: 40 minutes
  • Room: Pending
  • Chair: Hildegund Sünderhauf
  • Discussants: Lluis Flaquer, Livia Olah
Presentations
  • Ian Maxwell - Families Need Fathers Scotland (National Manager) – Scotland, Still beating the drum for shared parenting in Scotland

  • Dr. Claudia Recksiedler and Prof. Dr. Laura Bernardi - University of Lausanne & NCCR LIVES Lausanne; German Youth Institute / DJI Munich - Switzerland and Germany, Are Part-Time Parents Healthier Parents? Correlates of Joint Physical Custody in Switzerland

  • Dr. Francine Cyr, Karine Poitras, PhD, (UQTR); Rachel Birnbaum, PhD; Michael Saini - Université de Montréal (Québec), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Western University, Toronto University – Canada, Shared Custody figures in Quebec and Ontario: Contrasting cultures?

  • Prof. Lluis Flaquer - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Spain, Factors underlying the growth of shared parenting after divorce in Spain

Workshop 3-1:
Supporting Shared Parenting Families

Schedule

  • Thursday, November 22d, 14:30-17:00
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions
  • General discussion: 20 minutes
  • Room: Pending
  • Chair: Edward Kruk
  • Discussant: Gerardo Meil

Presentations

  • Prof. Eiving Meland, Hans Johan Breidablik, and Frode Thuen - University of Bergen University, College of Vestandet - Norway, The predictive impact of divorce experience and confidence with parents on parental support, health complaints, self-esteem and risk behavior in a longitudinal follow-up study among students in early adolescence.

  • Karen Woodall, and Nick Woodall - The Family Separation Clinic – London – United Kingdom, Making Shared Parenting Work for Children in Families with Complex Needs

  • Susan Griffin, Dennis Wong, Ph.D., and Margaret Edel, Ph.D - Hannah's House, a private non-profit serving Family Court families, San Diego/CA - USA, Creating Family Mosaics: The Philosophy of Wabi-sabi

  • Dr. Dagmar Kopčanová - The Research Institute for Child Psychology and Pathopsychology of Bratislava - Slovakia, Potentials and limits of multiprofessional intervention to families applying joint custody and shared care

  • Dr. Edward Kruk, PhD., and Leila Nobakht - University of British Columbia – Canada, Iran, Parental Alienation and Shared Parenting as Women´s Rights Issues


Workshop 1-2:
Shared Residence and the Law 2

 
Schedule

  • Friday, November 23rd, 9:00-11:30
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions
  • General discussion: 40 minutes
  • Room: Pending
  • Chair: Oliver Hunziker
  • Discussants: José Manuel de Torres Perea, Jean Zermatten

Presentations

  • Jürgen Rudolph - Former Family Court Judge, Law Attorney – Germany, Ordered interdisciplinary co-operation (Cochem Practice)

  • Dr. Konstantinos (Kostis) Demertzis - PhD in law, Attorney-at-law, Athens bar – Greece, Touched by the Sun’s First Rays Considering the Prospects of Shared Parenting within a Libertarian Family Paradigm on the occasion of the (limited) Greek Experience on this Field

  • Dr. Paul Millar and Pr. William Fabricius, PhD - Nipissing University, Arizona University – Canada, USA, Testing the effects of divorce law change on family law outcomes

  • Dr. Simona Maria Vlădica, Ph.D - Ecological University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology - Romania, Positive and negative aspects in Romanian legislation regarding to parental alienation and judicial practice

Workshop 2-2:
Shared Parenting and Gender Equality


Schedule

  • Friday, November 23rd, 9:00-11:30
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions
  • General discussion: 40 minutes
  • Room: Pending
  • Chair: Sofia Marinho
  • Discussants: Michael Lamb, Derrick Gordon

Presentations

  • Jesper Lohse - The Danish Fathers Association - Denmark, Gender equality catalogue for children and fathers 2018

  • Dr Hannariikka Linnavuori, and Fernanda Almenda Pernambuco - University of Jyväskylä - Finland, Experiences of dual residence in Finland –longitudinal qualitative approach

  • Prof. Sofia Marinho, and Rita Gouveia, PhD - Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon - Portugal, Preferences for shared residence, gender and attitudes towards equal sharing in the family

  • Dr. Jani Turunen, Maria Brandén, and Karin Lundström - Stockholm University Demography Unit, SUDA - Sweden, Geographical Distance Between Child and Parent After Union Dissolution: Sweden 1975–2013

 

 

Workshop 3-2: Shared Residence and Children’s Well-Being

Schedule

  • Friday, November 23rd, 9:00-11:30
  • Presentation: 15 minutes per presenter + 10 minutes for questions
  • General discussion: 40 minutes
  • Room: Plenary
  • Chair: Malin Bergstrom
  • Discussants: Adeline Gouttenoire, Kristina Pardalos

Presentations

  • Inge Pasteels, and Kim Bastaits - PXL University College- Belgium,  Reflecting on joint physical custody from a multi-actor perspective

  • Prof. Laura Merla, Jonathan Dedonder, PhD, and Sarah Murru, PhD - University of Louvain - CIRFASE (Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Study of Families and Sexualities) - Belgium, Children in post-divorce families: a view from the Brussels-Wallonia Federation

  • Kristina Papanikolaou, Baar Maryse, Nobels Bérengère - University of Louvain - CIRFASE (Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Study of Families and Sexualities) - Belgium, A sense of home - the case of children living in equal shared parenting agreements

  • Dr. Cesalli Séverine - Child and adolescent Psychiatrist and psychotherapist - Switzerland, What Type of Physical Custody for Young Children - A child psychiatrist’s point of view

The ICSP conference Strasbourg 2018 is organized solely from the own funds of the International Council on Shared Parenting. This conference is important to support the rights of the child and all children. You can support the success of the Conference with a donation by clicking here. The donation will be used to promote the Conference, support for the travel costs of a person coming from an emerging country (Africa, Middle East, etc.), simultaneous translation costs and for the ICSP work.