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Time: March 26, 2012 to March 27, 2012
Location: New Haven Friends Meeting House
Street: 225 East Grand Avenue
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://cmi.community-mediatio…
Event Type: workshop, education, training, series
Organized By: Community Mediation, Inc.
Latest Activity: Mar 25, 2012
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This 2-day training, designed for non-lawyer mediators, introduces the numerous subject areas which comprise family law today. In addition to topics such as court process and procedure in Divorce and Custody/Visitation actions, the training covers issues surrounding paternity, the roles of attorneys and GALs in family court cases, and the use of alternative dispute resolution within the process.
This training will also touch on issues to consider when mediating a parenting plan including, but not limited to, children’s developmental stages in the context of parenting time as well as logistical issues to consider.
CT Family Law 101
Introduction to CT Court Process
Basic of Child Development
Dealing With High Conflict Co-parents
The PEACE Program’s primary focus is to teach high-conflict divorced parents the skills they need to reduce conflict and increase successful communication and problem-solving. In this way they can more effectively address the needs of their children. This program is based on the assumption that the parents (not the professionals and the system) are ultimately responsible for and in a position to make the decisions for their children. Some parents need our help to learn the necessary skills in this regard. Additionally, while the system often focuses on the positive and negative differences of the logistical arrangements of the parenting plan, we believe that the interaction patterns between parents are often significantly more damaging to children than the specifics of the parenting plan. Learn More
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