TDE Divorce Conference & Expo (TDECh2012)

Venue: Hotel Arista

Location: Naperville, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 18, 2012 End Date/Time: Aug 18, 2012
Registration Date: Aug 17, 2012
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Inspire. Learn. Interact.

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration, Breakfast, Sponsor Exhibits
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Feature Speaker: Kathey Batey - Redesigning Your Life after Divorce
10:00 am - 10:50 am: Session 1 Workshops
Top 10 Financial Mistakes Related To Divorce
Presented By: Megan Stirrat, CDFA
Explain what a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst does and the top 10 financial mistakes commonly made related to divorce when you are lacking knowledge, overwhelmed and dealing with professionals trained in their expertise, but have little to no training specifically related to the financial issues of divorce

Divorce; What to Know, Where to Go
Presented By: Toni Morales
What to look for in hiring an attorney, common mistakes we make, how to keep your emotions from negating smart decisions, what is important to remember is your healing, how to rebuild/where to begin, the basics matter, asking for help and support, keeping yourself as a focus.

Tearing Down The Walls
James Bryson
This seminar attempts to examine some of the issues that are building walls between men and women. Participants will be entertained and educated while tearing down the walls of myths, stereotypes, and misconceptions. Lively activities and discussions will empower and provide a solid foundation for personal and emotional growth.

ReOrganize & Reclaim Your Life After Divorce
Yolanda Enoch
The one statement you must tattoo in your mind in order to reclaim your life.
The 5 Organizational Personalities and how knowing yours will aid in getting your life in order quickly following a divorce. How dealing with the top time-wasters will allow you to live a more authentic life

10:50 am - 11:20 am: Break

11:20 am - 12:30 pm: Session 2 Workshops

Tax Season - Avoid Traps and Missteps If You Also Have To Consider Divorce In Your Filings
Gabrielle Clemens, CDFA

Surviving Divorce While Rediscovering You
Presented By: Dr. Rose Moten, PhD
The emotional toll of divorce is often times more devastating than the financial effect. However, with the right strategies, it is possible to divorce with dignity and emerge with emotional stability. Let the BLOOM 7-Steps to Personal Transformation process provide you with a renewed sense of self and put you on the fast tract to success and happiness!

Divorce Doesn't Determine Destiny
Presented By: Tawawn Lowe, Life Coach
Starting life anew requires a new mission and vision. The presentation focuses on teaching women how to use and apply effective business practices for their new position of Chief Executive Officer in the next chapter of their lives. Women will learn the importance of having their own vision and mission statement, why their need objectives and goals, and how to activate their G.P.S. to move forward and achieve personal and professional success.

Letting Go
Presented By: Kimberly Kick
Learn how to let go of power struggles between you and your ex. One of the keys to taking back power is learning how to communicate in a way that empowers you as an individual and parent. Communicating with your partner can be challenging, communicating with your ex-partner can be excruciating. Learn how to take the emotions out of your communications and co-parent effectively.

12:30 am - 1:30 pm: Lunch & Learn

1:30 pm - 3:20 am: Session 3 Workshops

Remarriage with Children, Losses and Loyalties
Presented By: Patricia Fares O'Malley
The stresses of remarriage with children are so unique that what a couple has learned in their first marriage may not prepare them the second time around! In this workshop, we will look at why the remarried family is such a unique system and how the newly formed “family” is challenged by attachments and grief issues! And there is light at the end of the tunnel!

Discovering Happiness Inside Marriage
Presented By: Greta and Gary A.Williams
There is a common belief that marriage will make you happy. That is not true. Entering marraige with the idea that another person will make you happy will create a feeling of failure, suffering and misery. This interactive seminar will broaden the awareness of happiness and how it can be used to create a marriage that is emotionally fulfilling and satisfying.

The Modern Divorce: Why Your First Call Should Be To A Divorce Consultant
Presented By: Kristy Campbell & Storey Jones
In the past, when a couple decided to divorce, the first call was to an attorney. Today, the legal and financial complexity of divorce requires a different first call…to a divorce consultant. Storey and Kristy will walk you through the role of a divorce consultant and give you their five tips on how to set up, take control, and manage your divorce process.

How To Be A Great Dad
Presented By: Jeffery Leving, Esq
The country’s leading authority on fathers’ rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving will present essential advice for divorced and divorcing dads of any age, background, and marriage history. He will offer practical ideas for staying connected with children and dealing with ex-wives, and in some cases a new girlfriend or wife’s new boyfriend, during the divorce and afterward. He will share advice for fathers on how to successfully cope with divorce while still making a difference in their children’s lives.

Let's ReConnect; Understanding Sex, Relationships and Dating After Divorce
Presented By: Shuntai Beaugard
Are you trying to figure out the complicated world of dating, sex and relationships? It can be confusing after experiencing a divorce. This session offers candid converstaion and real advice for individuals who are considering re-entering the dating scene after divorce.

Protecting Your Privacy Of Your Healthcare
Presented By: Rebecca Busch, RN

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm: Session 4 Workshops

Collaborative Divorce: What is it? Who is if for?
Presented By: carl Michael Rossi

The Good Karma Divorce
Presented By: Judge Michelle F. Lowrence

Separating Pride From The Process To Minimize Pre-Post Divorce Conflict
Presented By:Liz Becker, Life Coach
How to gain control of your actions/ re-actions in order to prevent negative impact on you and your children.

Out of the Dark: A Journey through the stigmas of Divorce and Depression
Presented by: Christopher Chamberlain
One mans journey through divorce, single parenting, and depression. The program examines the trials and tribulations as well as the great joys and victories in the aftermath of divorce. A new life found through the power of forgiveness, faith, family, and a renewed focus on the real priorities in one’s life.
Out of the Dark will enlighten you.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Exhibitor Showcase

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Social Sandbox


Hotel Arista
2139 City Gate Ln.,
United States