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A FAMILY MEDIATION CANADA TRAINING© WEBINAR

 Gathering the Children’s Input and Presenting Findings to the Parents

 Presented by Donald Saposnek

 2:00pm Eastern, Thursday, September 30, 2021 (1.5 hours)

FMC Members $105 (email us the form below.  Don’t bother logging into your FMC profile.)

Non-members $115 (no GST)

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Learn More:  This session will provide insight and guidance as to how mediators can strategically present to the parents the information about their child’s development that was gleaned from the child’s input, in a way that the parents can hear it with minimal defensiveness?

The session will address the following issues:

  • Protocol and methods for gaining input from the children.
  • Viewing the children’s input data through a developmental lens.
  • Effectively and strategically presenting the children’s input to the parents.

Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D., is a clinical-child psychologist and family therapist in practice since 1971, and a child custody and family mediator, and a national and international trainer and consultant in child psychology and mediation since 1977. He was director of the family courts services in Santa Cruz County for 17 years and has mediated over 5,000 custody disputes. He is the author of the classic text, Mediating Child Custody Disputes: A Strategic Approach (1983/1998 Rev., Jossey-Bass/Wiley), co-author of Splitting America: How Politicians, Super Pacs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce (2012, HCI Press) and co-author of The Child Support Solution: Unhooking Custody from Support (2019, CSS Press). He serves on the Editorial Boards of several international journals of conflict resolution, is Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators’ publications and has published extensively in the professional literature on divorce mediation and child psychology. He taught on the Psychology Faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz, for 41 years, and is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution since 2009.

His website is: www.donsaposnek.com.