Family Mediation Training

Family Mediation Training

More About Family Mediation Training

A 3-day skill-building course in mediating conflicts between separated & divorcing couples.

Learning Outcomes:
Handling emotionally volatile situations
Helping parents prioritize children’s needs
Techniques for assisting in creating & modifying mutually agreeable parenting plans
Techniques for difficult family cases
Advanced Communication Strategies

Topics Covered:
Dissolution process
Asset & debt division
Effects of divorce on children
Power, control, and domestic violence
Cycle of emotion associated with grief
Mediation process specific to families

Course fee: $350
CLE Credits available for an additional $50
Prerequisite: 36-40 hours of Professional Mediation Training
To register, contact (360) 676-0122 or Or, register online at click for details

Course Instructor: Deborah Forgays, PhD. Deborah has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont and is currently a Professor in Psychology at Western Washington University. Her teaching and research have focused on issues important to children, adolescents and families. She obtained her community and family mediation certifications through the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center in Bellingham.

Additional instructors include: Moonwater, WDRC Executive Director, Leon F. Henley, Jr., Whatcom County Superior Court Commissioner, and WDRC family mediators.

Tags: special interest

Event Details

Date: September 14, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
13 Prospect Street Suite 201
Bellingham WA 98225

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