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Family Mediation

 

Mediation is an ever-expanding and ever-changing field. Covering all aspects of family concerns from divorce, family and custody disputes, separation of never-married or same-gender couples, to intact marriages, family businesses, estates, and more. Programs in the court system are growing all the time – child welfare/permanency, elder care, and guardianship.

Mediation allows parties to maintain greater control of their lives and make their own decisions. The process fosters understanding, cooperation and agreements that work for both parties.

Our programs have been reviewed and approved for CLEs and also offer CEUs.

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What Are the Benefits of Mediation?
Mediation usually costs less money and takes less time than litigation, and compliance with agreements is often higher than with court-imposed judgments. Another primary benefit is privacy. The process is confidential, allowing parties to avoid public disclosure of sensitive information in the courts. From: Association for Conflict Resolution website www.acrnet.org.

Who Should Attend:
Family Lawyers, Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists, Family Court Judges, Counselors, Family Therapists, Financial Planners and others working with families.

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  Certificates  
Family Mediation Certificate
 
  Courses  

Advanced Mediation Asking Questions that Matter New Class

Tue., Nov. 11

Elder Care Mediation

Mon.-Wed., Nov. 3-5

Mon.-Wed., Nov. 3-5

Interviewing Children: How to Use Art and Play as Tools

Sat., Aug. 2

Motivational Interviewing New Class

Tue.-Thu., Nov. 11-13

 
  Resources  
  ACR Net
Association for Conflict Resolution
 
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For more information, contact:
Mary Pick, Program Manager, mpick@uwm.edu, 414-227-3353
 

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