Membership

Advancing Collaborative Practice in the Capital District

Membership in the The Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District (CDACD) is the resource for attorneys, financial advisors and mental health professionals who want to advance their Collaborative practice.
The goal for CDACD is to advance Collaborative practice throughout Capital District of New York. The organization achieves this mission by supporting members to achieve excellence in Collaborative practice through community and networking, training and events and advocating public acceptance of Collaborative practice.

Why you should join:

The refinement of skills as well as the development of vibrant, trusting and respectful professional relations are a cornerstone of the value of membership in CDACD.

  • Connect to the local Collaborative community and like- minded professionals
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Deepen understanding of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Practice skills, evaluate complex case scenarios, brainstorm approaches, and learn from others in multidisciplinary peer support groups
  • Gain proficiency in CDACD practice protocols in order to deliver a consistent and quality experience for clients
  • Ensure best practices in Collaborative conflict resolution
  • Develop rewarding personal relationships
  • Join in helping people in conflict find resolution through decency, respect, and understanding

Interested in becoming a member? You can find requirements, features and member benefits and enroll TODAY!

Membership Benefits

Website Profile

for increasing on-line visibility among prospective clients and referral sources

Member-only Resources

on training and practice materials, including protocols, forms and checklists

Training Programs

to increase your competence in Collaborative Practice

Annual Symposium

to educate prospective referral sources and other professionals on Collaborative Practice

Networking Events

to introduce you to Collaborative Practice colleagues and prospective referral sources

Community Building

opportunities to strengthen your relationship with Collaborative Practice professionals in your area

Newsletter

events, trainings, and member updates

Client Referrals

to assist you in attracting more Collaborative Practice clients.

Who Should Join the CDACD?

Membership in the Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District (CDACD) is the resource for attorneys, financial advisors and mental health professionals who want to enhance their Collaborative Practice.

The purpose for CDACD is to advance Collaborative Practice throughout the Capital District of New York. The organization achieves this mission by supporting members to achieve excellence in Collaborative Practice through community and networking, training and events and advocating public acceptance of Collaborative Practice.


Legal Professional

Attorneys have the opportunity to use their negotiation and problem-solving skills to help clients focus on what is most important to them and their families and to assist their clients to move forward in the best possible way.

Mental Health Professional

Mental health professionals work in a coaching role to support clients as they navigate the emotional journey of divorce. Coaches assist clients with communication skills and the management of conflict within the marital dynamic. Child specialists work in a neutral capacity on parenting issues and the needs of the children.

Financial Professional

Financial professionals work in a neutral capacity with both clients to gather financial information and help develop a financial plan that works for both spouses and their family.

Divorce Coach

Divorce coaching is a flexible, goal-oriented process designed to support, motivate, and guide people going through divorce to help them make the best possible decisions for their future, based on their particular interests, needs, and concerns.

Child Specialist

As a collaborative law child specialist in divorce, you can help resolve custody and visitation issues in divorce.

Meet the Members

See who else has joined the CDACD.

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You can find requirements, features and member benefits and enroll TODAY!

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