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Timothy B. Rood, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC 34489)
Private Mediator/Child Custody Evaluator
 Email: timrood@outlook.com   |   Website: www.timrood.com

Voice mail: 916.492.6246


Offices in Fair Oaks Village and Placerville
10120 Fair Oaks Blvd., Suite C
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
309 Placerville Drive
Placerville, CA 95667


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  • Post degree supervision and training for licensure - 3800 hours

  • Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology, California State University, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA. 95819. (August, 1992)

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Department of Psychology, California State University, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA. 95819. (May, 1986)

  • Associate of Arts, Psychology, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA. 94535. (May 1978)

  • (Continuing Education noted below)


  • California State Board of Behavioral Sciences Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Counselor.
    (License #MFC 34489 - 1997)


  • Married and father of 5 children - 3 adult sons, and 1 teenage daughter and 1 teenage son.

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  • Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Ethics Committee Chair of the Supervised Visitation Monitoring Association of Northern California

  • Member of the Sacramento Child Custody Discussion Group

  • Member of the Sacramento Court's Special Master Expert Panel

  • Member of the Private Mediator's Panel of the Sacramento Superior Court

  • Member of the Sacramento Mediator's Consultation Group

  • Member of the Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group - Divorce Coach and Child Specialist

  • Member of the El Dorado County Collaborative Group - Divorce Coach and Child Specialist

  • Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

  • Member of the Access to Visitation Focus Group of the Superior Court

  • Member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

  • President of the Folsom Area Counselors and Therapists Group

  • Child Custody Evaluator (F.C. 3110) for Placer County Court

  • Child Custody Evaluator (F.C. 3111) surrounding counties

  • Mentor for the SCPG Divorce Coaches and Child Specialists

  • Clinical Member of the Child Custody Mediator Panel, Northern California Group

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Clinical Private Practice, Offices in Fair Oaks Village and Placerville (August 1993 to present)


Services include Special Master Cases, Confidential and Non-Confidential Mediation, Collaborative Mediation-Divorce Coach and Child Specialist, FC 3111 Child Custody Evaluations, in-home family functioning evaluations and collaborative work with the courts, CPS, FCS, FFA's, attorneys, probation and parole officers and other mental health professionals. Also offer counseling with regard to psychotherapeutic issues related to relationships, marriage/divorce, sexual and physical abuse, domestic violence, children and adolescents, premarital counseling, Case Management, Co-Parenting (SPSP), reunification therapy, hypnotherapy, therapeutic and standard supervised visitation, as well as confidential treatment for P.T.S.D. and related readjustment issues for war veterans and their families.

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Clinician, Sierra Boys Ranch, 6692 B Merchandise Way, Diamond Springs, CA. 95619, (530) 626-2589. (April 1996 to April 2003)


Responsibilities included developing and implementing quality treatment for individuals, families, children, adolescents and groups. Additional responsibilities included parent education, Emotionally Disturbed treatment issues, staff training, supervised visitation, reunification therapy, Sex Offender treatment program development, physical and sexual abuse victim treatment issues, Attachment Disorder assessment and treatment, I.E.P. treatment consultations with community treatment teams, in-home assessments, family functioning evaluations and collaborative work with the courts, CPS, FCS, FFA'S, attorneys, probation and parole officers and other mental health professionals . Equine Assisted Psychotherapy under certified EAP facilitators.


Subject Matter Expert for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences Examination Division, California Department of Consumer Affairs. (January 1999 to present)


Responsibilities included development of the Marriage, Family and Child Therapist written and oral examinations.

General Manager, A.F.T.E.R./Parents United, 5777 Madison Ave., Suite 430, Sacramento, CA. 95841, (916) 344-0249. (April 1991 to April 1996)


Responsibilities included employee relations (30 staff), hiring/terminations, staff training, direct staff projects etc. Additionally, public relations duties involved agency development and expansion, program development in surrounding counties and within the agency and fund-raising planning and implementation.


Counselor and Group Facilitator, A.F.T.E.R./Parents United, 5777 Madison Ave., Suite 430, Sacramento, CA. 95841, (916) 344-0249. (April 1991 to April1996)


Treatment population included individuals, couples, families, children and teens, non-offending parents, adults molested as children, teen and adult sex offenders, abuse victims, couples involved in domestic violence and clients with substance dependency. Additionally, I provided supervised visitation monitor training for graduate students and masters-level counseling interns.


Group Therapist for Sex Offender Parolees, California Youth Authority, State of California. (June 1995 to April 1996)


The P.I.C.A.S.S.O. Research Program was the largest after-care research program in the nation and was been commissioned by Gov. Pete Wilson. Responsibilities included providing sex offender parolees with weekly group therapy sessions focusing on sex offender dynamics, recovery, relapse prevention planning and successful return to the community. Additionally, ten-hour marathon treatment sessions were conducted quarterly.


Individual Therapist and Group Facilitator, River Oak Center for Children, 1235 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA. 95677, (916) 481-8010. (August 1988 to March 1991)


Responsibilities included supervised visitation, and group and individual counseling with severely emotionally disturbed children, ranging in age from 5-12 years old. Additionally, family and individual therapy with the parents was conducted as well as substitute teaching for the Special Education classroom.


Community Counselor, Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA. 95819. Supervisor Robert Marrone, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, (916) 278-5606. (September 1990 to July 1991)


Provided counseling services to the community through the Psychology Department's Community Clinic, working with individuals, couples and families and facilitating a Dysfunctional Family Dynamics group.


Counselor, Diogenes Youth Services, 9099 Tuolumne Drive, Sacramento, CA. 95826, (916) 363-9943. (August 1987 to October 1998)


Provided counseling for troubled teens with severe problems related to their family of origin. Issues included substance abuse, runaway behaviors, suicidal ideation and health issues. Additionally, facilitated a Parent Support Group made up of parents of the teen clients.

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  • Co-Presenter to Department of Health and Human Services employees (Sacramento, CA.) Topic: Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and Chemical Dependency (1992)

  • Instructor - Parenting Education to clients participating in the Hunger Commission of Sacramento County, Sacramento, CA. (1993)

  • Professional Presenter to California State University, Sacramento, CA. Graduate Counseling Psychology/Social Work classes. Topic: Sexual Abuse Dynamics within Families - Assessment and Treatment. (August 1991 to April 1996)

  • Trainer - Sexual Abuse Dynamics training for counselors at the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center in Davis, CA. (February 1995)

  • Instructor - Training agency employees regarding Supervised Visitation Monitoring duties and responsibilities in accordance with California State guidelines, court mandates and professional guidelines. Additionally, family physical and sexual abuse dynamics were related to the monitoring duties. A.F.T.E.R./Parents United (April 1991 to April 1996)

  • Clinical Trainer - Providing professional training for the Sierra Boys Ranch's Treatment Team. Training topics include: "Stress Management and Burnout Avoidance", "Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment", "Keeping Your Professional Edge", "Working with Conduct Disordered Adolescents", "Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder and Abuse Reactive Children" and Family Therapy with S.E.D. Children. (April 1996 to May 2001)

  • Guest Speaker for Sierra Moms Group presentation series, How To Keep Love and Intimacy Alive in Your Relationship While Parenting.

  • Cardio-Pulmonary-Resuscitation Instructor - Provided on-going instruction to United States Federal Civil Service employees and United States Air Force and Navy military personnel. (February 1982 to September 1990)

  • Summary of Group Therapy Topics as facilitator for children and adults: Dysfunctional Families, Parenting, Hypnosis, Self-Esteem, Feelings Expression, Anger Control, Non-offending Parents, Adults Molested as Children, Parents of Young Teen Offenders, Human Sexuality, Adult and Teen Sex Offenders.

  • Alienation in Court Cases-Assessment, Treatment and Report Writing (April 20, 2012, 6 hours)

  • Eighth Annual SCPG Retreat October 21-22, 2016, Presented by Timothy Rood, M.A., L.M.F.T. 6 hours.

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  • Expert Witness on Sexual Abuse Treatment, El Dorado County and Sacramento Superior Court.

  • Team Member, Children's Integrated System of Care Multi-Disciplinary Technical Assistance Team, Sacramento County Mental Health. (1995 to 1996)

  • Team Member, Service Coordination Task Force Multi-Disciplinary Team, Child Abuse Prevention Council, Sacramento County. (1995 to 1996)

  • Member, Child Abuse Prevention Council, El Dorado County. (1994 to 1996)

  • Co-Sponsor, Kids Expo, El Dorado County. (1994 to 1996)

  • Volunteer Interviewer of Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer applicants. (1994 to 1996)

  • Workshop Organizer, "Getting Your Message to the Media" (for non-profit organizations). Co-Sponsored by A.F.T.E.R., the Giaretto Institute and KCRA Channel 3 as well as funding provided by a grant from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning. (1994)

  • Facilitator, Parent Support Group for Troubled Teen Issues, San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, CA. (1994)

  • Clinical Member, Share Our Services, El Dorado County. (1992 to1996)

  • Participant, Family Court Services of Sacramento County Supervised Visitation Policy Forum, Sacramento, CA. (1992 to 1996)

  • Author, A.F.T.E.R./Parents United Staff Orientation Manual. (1992)

  • Committee Member, Northern California Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Network. (1992 to 1994)

  • Committee Member, Child Abuse Prevention Council "Kids Day" Planning Committee, Sacramento, CA. (1991 to 1996)

  • Member, Sacramento/San Joaquin Valley Sex Offender Treatment Coalition. (1991 to 1996)

  • Clinical representative to the Parents United International Regional Meetings. (1991 to 1996)

  • Collaborative professional working relationships with judges, district attorneys' offices, CPS, attorneys, Department of Health and Human Services social workers, Family Court Services, Probation and Parole officers, Family Preservation and Family Reunification and other health care professionals.

  • Co-host of the Psych Nation Radio Show, KDVS 90.3, UC Davis Campus Studio

  • Radio Co-Host for KDVS Radio 90.3 speaking on Collaborative Divorce and limiting the impact on children, U.C. Davis Freeborn Hall, September 24, 2012.

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  • Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Training:

    • Treatment of Adult Survivors of Trauma Symposium (16 hrs.), Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. (August 1993)

    •  Nine-Day Specialized and Advanced Training (72 hours), Giaretto Institute, International Child Sexual Abuse treatment Training Program, 232 East Gish Road, First Floor, San Jose, CA. 95112. (July 1993)

    • Child Sexual Abuse: Effective Interviewing (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (June 1993)

    • Survival and Healing: Treatment Issues with Adult Survivors of Ritual Abuse. (4 hours) (August 1993)

    • Sexual Abuse Among Disabled Populations - Part II (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (September 1993)

    • Family Dynamics and Sex Abuse Issues (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (October 1992)

    • Disabled Children and Sexual Abuse Dynamics - Part I (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (September 1992)

    • Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting (12 hours), Giaretto Institute. (August 1992)

    • Abuse Reactive Children and Treatment Issues (ages 2-12 years), (8 hours) Child and Family Institute, presented by Lenore Terr, Ph.D. (July 1992)

    •  Healing Childhood Sexual Trauma (8 hours), Chemical Dependency Forum, Sacramento, CA. (June 1992)

    • Native Americans and Sexual Abuse Issues (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (May 1992)

    • New Studies and Findings on the Psychology of the Sex Offender, Including Teen Molesters (4 hours). Presented by Gary Lowe, L.C.S.W., Partners in Protection VII: Child Protection Conference. (October 1992)

    • Sexual Abuse Victims and Juvenile Sex Offenders (4 hours), Child Abuse Prevention Council, Placer County. (March 1992)

    • Juvenile Sex Offender Dynamics and Treatment (8 hours), Giaretto Institute. (May 1996)

    • Interventions in Child Sexual Abuse with Victims and Offenders: Investigation, Assessment and Treatment (16 hours), Forensic Mental Health Associates. Presented by Nicholas Groth, Ph.D., and Barbara James, L.C.S.W. (July 1991)

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  • Personality Disorders Workshop (6 hours), Child Protective Services Workshop. (April 1993)

  • Borderline Personality Disorder: New Research and Findings (4 hours). Presented by Mary Nowichi, L.C.S.W., Partners in Protection VII. Child Protection Conference. (October 1992)

  • Parenting in the Nineties (2 hours), Family Service Agency, Sacramento, CA. (March 1992)

  • Abuse Reactive Treatment and Research Outcomes with Children, University of California, Davis, Child Protection Center (8 hours). (June 1995)

  • Beginning and Advanced Hypnotherapy Training: A.C.H.E. (72 hours)

  • Gay and Lesbian Workshop, Sensitivity Training, Child Protective Services, presented by Joyce Jenkins. (April 1991)

  • Public Relations Training (6 hours), Volunteer Center of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA. (May 1992)

  • Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Judo Training by Korean Master Kwon, California State University, Sacramento, CA. (1991 to 1992)

  • Testifying in Court (16 hours), Sacramento Public Safety Center. (February 1995)

  • Psychological Testing in Child Custody Evaluations (2 hours), by Dr. Sidney Nelson at Child Custody Discussion Group meeting. (September 1998)

  • Attachment Disorder - Parenting the Difficult Child (6.5 hours), Center for Attachment Therapy. (April 1998)

  • HIV/AIDS Assessment and Treatment for Mental Health Professionals, Neva Chauppette, Psy.D. (August 1998)

  • Building Quality HIV Prevention Counseling Skills, The AIDS Health Project, University of California, San Francisco, CA. (August 1998)

  • Managing Defiant Children (5 hours), Presenter Mr. Russell Barkley, Ph.D. Sacramento, CA (April 1999)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (2 hours), Ady Langer, L.C.S.W. and Kim Hughes, M.S.W. (May 1999)

  • Sex Abuse Evaluations in Custody Disputes (3 hours), Mary Ann Frank, Ph.D. (April 1999)

  • Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth (10 hours), Ruth Wells, M.S. of Youth Change. (December 1999)

  •  Home Visiting: Chaos, Challenge and Creativity (6 hours), EMQ, Children and Family Services , Inc. (June 1999)

  • California's Focus: Family Strengths Seventh Annual Family-Centered Services Conference (11 hours), California Department of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention. (August 2000)

  • Enjoy a Thriving Fee for Service Practice Outside Managed Care (6 hours), Offer Zur, Ph. D. (April 2001)

  • Child Custody: Play Fair and Learn to Share (3 hours), Family Service Agency of Sacramento (April 2001)

  • Parent/Child Interactive Therapy, Anthony Urquizza, Ph. D., C.A.A.R.E. Unit of the University of California Davis Medical Center Sacramento, California (October 2001)

  • Equine Assisted Psychotherapy orientation training (4 hours), EAGALA Association of El Dorado County. (October 2001)

  • Crisis De-Escalation: Containment, Resolution and Bonding (3 hours). Presented by Jeff Cotton Training Programs, Sacramento, CA. (April 2002)

  • Shared Parenting Support Program - SPSP Workshop, presented by Frank Leek, Ph.D., and Carol Greenfield, MFT, Lodi, CA July 26-27. Certification received

  • 20-Hour Child Custody Training for Rule 1257.4 (Part I). Psycho-Legal Associates, Costa Mesa, CA (August 6,7 and 8, 2002)

  • 20-Hour Child Custody Training for Rule 5.225 & 5.230 (Part II). Psycho-Legal Associates, Millbrae, CA (March 28, 29 and 30, 2003)

  • Essentials of Mediation and Divorce Mediation, (40 hours). Northern California Mediation Center (October 22-26, 2002)

  • The Process of Discipline (4 hours), Family Strengths - Family Centered Services Conference (August 2002)

  • The Mindful Practice (6 hours), Roger Walsh MD, Ph.D., Sacramento, CA (January 31, 2003)

  • Divorce Mediation & Parental Alienation (6 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates Millbrae, CA (March 28, 2003)

  • Domestic Violence & Child Sexual Abuse Assessment (7 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates, Millbrae, CA (March 29, 2003)

  • Psychological Testing & Expert Testimony (7 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates, Millbrae, CA (March 30, 2003)

  • Living With Grief: Coping With Public Tragedy (3 hours), El Dorado County Office Education/Snowline Hospice (April 30, 2003)

  • Developing Appropriate Custody and Parenting Arrangements (7 hours), Northern California Mediation Center, Joan Kelly, Ph.D. (July 2003)

  • The Custody Process: Current Research, Trends and Remedies. McGeorge School of Law-University of the Pacific/Bartholomew, Wasznicky and Molinaro (8 hours) (September 20, 2003)

  • Laws and Ethics Update for California, (7 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates, Millbrae, CA (November 14, 2003)

  • Domestic Violence: Assessment and Treatment (7 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates (November 15, 2003)

  • Special Masters Training Program (7 hours), Sacramento County Bar Association and Bartholomew, Wasznicky & Molinaro LLP, Dr. Joan Kelly presenter, Sacramento, CA (January 24, 2004)

  • Annual Child Custody Evaluator Update Training (12 hours), Psycho-Legal Associates, Millbrae, CA (February 28, 29, 2004)

  • Court Volunteer Mediator Training (4 hours) Presented by the Family Law Bench/Bar Mediation Committee, (February 20, 2004)

  • Orientation Training for Mediators on the Private Mediator's Panel of the Sacramento Superior Court (August 2004)

  • Collaborative Divorce - Alternative Dispute Resolution: Divorce with Dignity, presented by Hal Bartholomew, LLP, (August 2004)

  • Custody Consultation and Rebuttal Witness Roles, Sacramento Custody Discussion Group, presented by Larry Nicholas, Ph.D. and Gene Roeder, Ph.D., (August 15, 2004)

  • Issues in Same Sex Custody Disputes, Sacramento Custody Discussion Group, (September 2004)

  • Issues of Drugs and Alcohol in Child Custody Evaluations, Sacramento Custody Discussion Group, presented by Coleen Moore, (February 2005)

  • Issues of Child Sexual Abuse in Custody Evaluations, Sacramento Mediator's Consultation Group, presented by Penny Hancock, L.M.F.T., (March 2005)

  • Annual 12 Hour Child Custody Update Training - Psycho-Legal Associates, Inc. presented by Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D., (February 18 & 19, 2005). Included Domestic Violence, Child Alienation and Estrangement, Constructing Age-Appropriate Parenting Plans and Ethical and Practice Issues in Custody Evaluations.

  • Custody Disputes with Parents Who Have Little or No Relationship, Sacramento Custody Discussion Group, (May 2005).

  • Child Custody Issues Related to Lesbian and Gay Parents, Sacramento Custody Discussion Group, (October 2005).

  • Collaborative Divorce Coach Training - 6 hours, presented by the Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group, (November 4, 2005).

  • Child Custody Training for California Rule of Court 5.225 and 5.230 -12 hrs., presented by Phillip M. Stahl, Ph.D., (November 11and 12, 2005) (Annual update).

  • Collaborative Couple Therapy: Turning Fights Into Intimate Conversation, presented by Dr. Daniel Wile at John F. Kennedy University, 6 hrs., (November 6, 2006)

  • Handling Personality Disordered Parents in High Conflict Custody Court Cases, Administration Office of the Courts, 6 hours, (November 17, 2006)

  • Child Custody Update Training for California Rule of court 5.225 and 5.230 - 12 hours, Psycho-Legal Associates, (December 2, 3, 2006), includes custody issues, domestic violence, and law and ethics.

  • The role of the Special Master in Family Law Cases, (January 17, 2007), Sacramento Child Custody Group, presentation by Dr. Larry Nicholas and Michael Jonnson, attorney at law.

  • Interdisciplinary Team Dynamics In Collaborative Family Law Practice, materials through the Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group Sponsorship, presented by Dr. Susan Gamache, Ph.D. and Nancy Cameron.

  • Professional issues, related to assessment and treatment, are kept updated through related current journals, professional consultation and professional trainings.

  • The 15th Annual International Civilian and Military Combat Stress Conference, (May 4 to May 10, 2007) at Camp Pendleton Marine Base, California. (16 hrs.)


    1. Recent Findings Regarding Brain Damage With Gulf War Veterans

    2. Family Violence In The Military and Preventative Programs

    3. Biological Effects In Regard To Family Violence

    4. Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome And Its Relationship To Combat Stress

    5. Collaborative Debriefing And Readjustment: The Vermont Guard Model

    6. The Psychology of Terrorism

    7. Critical Incident Stress Management: Current Developments

    8. Early Psychological Intervention In The Marine Corps: What and Why

    9. Panel Discussion: Various Intervention Techniques - What Works

    10. Current Army Programs On Treatment of Combat Stress

    11. Mental Health Impact Of Combat Operations: Lessons Learned

    12. The Medical-Psychological Stress Concept Of The Bundeswehr

    13. Preventing, Mitigating and Alleviating Psychological, Moral and Spiritual Injury Through Unit Leadership Training and Peer Mentoring

    14. Experiences Of A Commander & Observations On Combat Stress

    15. Family Support and The HARRT Interviewing Protocol

    16. Innovative Holistic Approaches To The Treatment Of Combat-Related Stress and P.T.S.D.

  • Treating Compulsive Sexual Behaviors, (May 9, 2007) (7 hrs.), presented by Paul Simpson, Ed. D., University of California, Davis.

  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Seminar and Workshop, (August 23 and 24, 2007) (16 hrs.), presented by the Collaborative Legal Practice Institute with Pauline Tesler, M.A., J.D. and Peggy Thompson, Ph.D., McGeorge School of Law.

  • Annual 12 Hour Child Custody Update Training for California Rule of Court 5.225 and 5.230 - 12 hours presented by Phil Stahl, Ph.D., (September 7 and 8, 2007). Includes annual Domestic Violence update training.

  • Children's Experience in Response to Stress During Divorce and Custody Proceedings: Making Appropriate Recommendations - William Merz, Ph.D., Custody Discussion Group, (January 16, 2008).

  • Annual 12 Hour Child Custody Update Training for California Rule of Court 5.225 and 5.230 - presented by Leslie Drozd, Ph.D., (March 28 and 29, 2008). Includes annual Domestic Violence update training.

  • Collaborative Practice California - Third Annual State - Wide Conference, (April 25 to April 27, 2008) 16 hrs. Divorce Coach and Child Specialist skill building and training.

  • Substance Abuse Seminar - Testing Parameters and Protocol In Mediation Cases, Comprehensive Medical Center, (May 21, 2008).

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder - presented at Folsom Area Therapist Meeting, (May 22, 2008) by Jennifer Lotery, Ph.D.

  • Co-presenter at the Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group Basic Training, 2 days (July 18 - 19, 2008) - Child Specialist Presentation

  • Collaborative Multidisciplinary Team Workshop, 8 hrs. - Presented by Catherine Conner, May 15, 2009

  • Mediation and Custody Evaluation training, October 9, 2009, 8 hours, Family Law, Executive Committee Superior Court of Sacramento County.

  • Child Custody Update Annual training for 5.225 and 5.230 12 hours, October 16,2009, Phil Stahl Ph.D., San Ramon Valley Convention Center

  • Annual Domestic Violence Update Training, January 15, 2010, 4 hours, Claudia Diaz, presenter

  • What's Behind a Child's rejection of a Parent? Is it Abuse, Alienation and/or Estrangement, Dr. Leslie Drozd, California State University, Chico, March 12,2010, 7 CEU's.

  • Family Law 101 for Mental Health Professionals - The Marital Dissolution, presented by attorney Hal Bartolomew, March 26, 2010, 3 CEU's.

  • Move aways - The End or Just the Beginning - via Webex, June 11, 2010, Judge Mise presenting, 2 CEU's, Center for families, Children and the Courts at Placer County Superior Court.

  • Special Master Training, Sponsored by the Sacramento County Superior Court, County Bar Association Family Law Section, Presented by Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D. and Michael Jonsson, Esq., October 22, 2010, 6.5 CEU. (Previous Special Master Training 2004 with Joan Kelly, Ph.D.)

  • California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and National Crime Information Center System (NCIC) Practioner Training, 2 CEU, Placer County Superior, October 26, 2010.

  • Annual 8 hour Child Custody Update Training for California Court Rule 5.225, March 26, 2011 in San Francisco presented by Leslie Drozd, Ph.D. and Psycho-Legal Associates, Inc.

  • Coaching Tools for the Collaborative Team, November 12, 2011, 6 hours, Maria Nemeth presenter

  • Annual Domestic Violence Training, January 20, 2012, 4 hours, Claudia Diaz presenter

  • Annual 8 hour Child Custody Update Training for California Court Rule 5.225, presented by Nancy Olesen, Ph.D., San Francisco, CA, January 27, 2012.

  • "Taking the War Out of Words: The Powerful Use of Non-Defensive Communication", 6.5 hours, presented by Sharon Ellison, McGeorge School of Law, October 2012.

  • "Current Critical Issues in Child Custody Mediation and Evaluation", 8 hours, presented by a panel of Evaluators and Family Law Attorneys, October 19, 2012

  • Domestic Violence Update Training per Rule of Court 5.230, Claudia Diaz, 4 hours, January 18, 2013

  • Custody Evaluator/Mediator Update Training per Rule of Court 5.225/5.210, Frank Doughtery, Charolette Keely, 8 hours, February 8, 2013

  • Domestic Violence Update Training per Rule of Court 5.230, Krystal Callaway Jaime, 4 hours, February 9, 2013

  • Listening to Children's Voices in Separation and Divorce Processes: A Semi-Structured Interview Model, presented by Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. at the Northern California Mediation Center, San Rafael, CA, June 21, 2013, 6.5 hours.

  • Annual 8 hour Child Custody Update Training for California Court Rule 5.225, presented by Dr. Drozd, Dr. Olsen and Dr. Saini, February 3, 2014

  • Risk and Resilience in Children Following Separation: Implications for Practice and Parenting Plans, presented by Dr. Joan Kelly via the Administrative Office of the Courts Center for Families and Children, April 23, 2014

  • Writing Parenting Plans in Collaborative Practice - Legal and Ethical concerns, April 11, 2014, 4 units

  • Bench, Bar and Mental Health: Help Me, Help You, Help the Children, 1 unit, Placer County Bar

  • Child Custody Annual Update Training with Legal and Ethical considerations, August 15, 2014, 8 units, Dr. Stahl

  • Divorce: Restructuring the Family, June 13, 2014, 3 units, Bartholomew LLP group

  • Healthy Family Systems in Family Law with Legal and Ethical Issues, October 24, 2014, 6 units, Bartholomew Grp.

  • Domestic Violence Update Training, 01.16.15, 4 units, Claudia Dias, Director of DV program

  • Child Custody Annual Update Training, Multi-Disciplinary Seminar on Contested Child Custody Cases, 8 hours covering the use and abuse of child abuse allegations in Family Law, avoiding litigation problems with report writing, making appropriate recommendations for therapy and issues related to children testifying in court, September 18, 2015 - Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Section.

  • Ethics for Mental Health professionals, 6 hrs., David Jensen, JD, November 21, 2015

  • Domestic Violence Update Training, January 15, 2016, 6hrs., Claudia Dias, DV Center Director

  • Current Topics in Custody Cases for Lawyers, Judges, Evaluators, CCRCs, Mediators and other Mental health Professionals, meets the annual requirements for Evaluators per CRC 5.210(f) and CRC 5.225. 8 hours via Sacramento Bar.

  • Domestic Violence Annual Update Training for Evaluators per CRC 5.230 and 5.215, January 13, 2017 4 hours presented by Claudia Dias Director of Changing Courses.

  • Mindfulness and Creativity: Tools to Heal the Body and Transform the Mind presented by Dr. Marks-Tarlow, Ph.D. February 17, 2017, 8 hours.

  • Eighth Annual SCPG Retreat October 21-22, 2016, Presented by Timothy Rood, M.A., L.M.F.T. 6 hours.

  • Calming An Overactive Brain, 6 hour seminar for Mental Health Professionals, September 22, 2016 via the Institute For Brain Potential.

  • CP Cal Conference XI: Flourishing in Colaborative Practice April 30, 2016, 6 hours.

  • Working with Multicultural Clients presented by Dr. Shannon Dickson and Claudia Locsin, LMFT, March 24, 2017 at the Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group, 1.5 hours.

  • "Current Critical Issues in Family Law", September 22, 2017, 8 hours meeting the annual requirement for CRC 5.210 and CRC 5.225. Presented by the Sacramento BAR.

  • Domestic Violence annual update training for Evaluators per CRC 5.230 and 5.215, January 26, 2018 presented by Claudia Diaz

  • Annual Custody Seminar - High Conflict Families: Early Identification and Intervention Options At Each Level, September 21, 2018, 8 hours. Sponsored by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Meets the annual requirement for CRC 5.210 and CRC 5.225.

  • Domestic Violence annual update training for Custody Evaluators per CRC 5.230 and 5.215, January 11, 2019 presented by Dr. Larry Nicholas and Steve Banks, L.M.F.T.

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Tim Rood, M.A., L.M.F.T.  |  Email:
10120 Fair Oaks Blvd., Ste. C, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Office: (916) 492.6246