SPECIAL TOPIC Night - "Examining Institutional Abuse" with special co-host Dr Jill Jones-Soderman, a NAASCA family member and Exec. Dir. of the Foundation for Child Victims of Family Courts. ~~ TONIGHT'S TOPIC: "Florida Fights Back - Defending Against Allegations of Alienation In Two Separate Florida Family Courts" ~~ Parental Alienation (PA) is a thoroughly discredited concept by all scientifically based practitioners, teaching institutions, licensing boards and insurance carriers. The Family Courts have embraced the concept of PA and grown a cottage industry of practitioners. PA is viewed by the FCVFC as being highly unethical in practice, presenting a simple formula for custody decision making. Tonight, we will discuss two highly controversial cases where factors of power, money, intersect with the junk concept of PA and the tactics of NON-COOPERATION with the court. Clients facing the razor edge of Contempt of Court are integral in the looking at the crossroads of morality, conscience, litigation strategy and clients working with controversial interventions recommended by strategists – opposed by lawyers who “cooperate” with the court. There is a line between being a lawyer who applies the craft and a lawyer whose craft is “cooperation”. ~~ NAASCA knows "institutional abuse" is rampant, worldwide, and dramatically effects childhood experience of our youth, frequently causing trauma that lasts a lifetime. Many issues of child abuse involve dealing with the courts and law enforcement, foster care, child protection services, CASA and CAC organizations, etc. Jill's experience with her Foundation for Child Victims of Family Courts and her US Whistleblower effort uniquely position her to speak to these issues.