Understanding the Role of Family Mediation

in Supporting Parents to Separate Well for Children & Share Parenting Successfully

Workshop Details

Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Time: 13:00

Location: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Cost: €8.50 – to be paid on booking through eventbrite

Availability: 35 places

More Information

This workshop is for all front line practitioners working to support children/parents post-separation (Family Support/Youth Work/Early Years/Therapeutic Supports/etc).

The Facilitator – Two practicing Family Mediators

This workshop will support front line practitioners in understanding the mediation process and how parents can engage with mediation to help reduce conflict and find amicable ways to share parenting of children post separation.

The facilitators, two practicing family mediators will bring practitioners through the following:

  • What is Mediation
  • Preparing parents to engage in mediation
  • Helping parents be mediation ready
  • Supporting parents throughout the mediation process
  • Helping parents to apply and understand waiting lists
  • Manage parents expectations of the mediation process
  • Q & A with two experienced family mediators