Advanced Collaborative Practice Training

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Have you completed an Introductory Collaborative Training Program but the Collaborative work is still not rolling in the door? Are you looking to refine your Collaborative skills? Well this workshop is for you.

Join Collaborative Lawyer Clarissa Rayward for this 1 day Collaborative Practice intensive and expand on your Collaborative skills.

Collaborative Practice is now a widely used form of dispute resolution for separating families.  This program is designed to meet the standards detailed in the Law Council of Australia’s “Australian Collaborative Practice Guidelines for Lawyers”.  It will also satisfy the requirements to be classified as a collaborative professional with both the Queensland Collaborative Law Association and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

In this 1 day workshop we will cover-

  • Why the initial client meeting matters so much
  • Positive priming every step along the way
  • Neuroscience for lawyers and the amygdala Hijack- why we must stop the hijack
  • Sitting with conflict- how to find the issue not the feeling


Collaborative Practice is now a widely used form of dispute resolution for separating families. With the current court delays and market focus on alternative, affordable solutions for separating families, Collaborative Practice is a much needed skill for any Family Law professional. 

Practice within the Collaborative Model is an insightful, challenging and hugely rewarding experience for practitioners and developing  the skills necessary to work confidently in this area is some of the most fulfilling training available. 

Earn some CPD points- self assessed 1 per each hour of attendance. 


  • If you have completed Introductory Collaborative Practice Workshop
  • Family Lawyers
  • Psychologists and social workers who work with children and couples
  • Financial planners who wish to work with separating couples
  • Accountants 

Brisbane Workshop Date to be Advised
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Early Bird Pricing

$ 459
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Adv Collaborative Practice Training Price

$ 559
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Clarissa Rayward is a lawyer and business owner that is known for her innovative and energising presentation style.  Clarissa has trained hundreds of lawyers both in Australia and overseas in all aspects of running a modern law firm from pricing structures to wellness.  You can expect much learning along with a lot of fun** along the way (**aka there will probably be dancing…  Because what is a legal presentation without some dancing…)

Clarissa Rayward


Accredited Family Law Specialist, Collaborative Lawyer and Mediator.

Director, Brisbane Family Lawyer Centre.

Clarissa Rayward, is the Director of Brisbane Family Law Centre and is also known as the ‘Happy Family Lawyer’. As a Divorce Lawyer, Clarissa specialises in helping separating families stay out of the Family Courts and stay friends as she believes that a divorce can be a positive end to a marriage.

Over the past 13 years Clarissa has worked as a specialist family lawyer and in that time, has helped over 2,000 Australian families through their divorce. That experience has only reinforced her belief that traditional legal processes do little to help separating families find a positive future after divorce.

Clarissa Rayward is a family lawyer, wife and mum who is passionate about relationships, people and family. Clarissa uses her industry knowledge and skill to change the way Australian families experience divorce and separation. Clarissa is the Author of the book Splitsville – How to separate, Stay out of Court and Stay Friends.  She is known as ‘The Happy Family Lawyer’ as she believes that your divorce can be something you can look back on with pride.