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This course is a challenging high-energy 40-hour seminar in basic divorce mediation skills and practice development. Along with the basic content areas of divorce settlement--property division, parenting, child and spousal support, divorce tax issues--the course also addresses: the role of consultants and lawyers; conflict theory; psychological issues; power balancing; domestic abuse; drafting agreements; and mediation ethics. Although designed with the law student and family lawyer in mind, the course also is ideal training and specialization for therapists and other social service professionals. The instructor combines therapy techniques and family law practice that offers all students refined skills and new consumer-oriented service products in the era of managed care. Experiential learning is emphasized with the opportunity for individual feedback from experienced coaches. Students cannot receive credit for both Mediation and Family Mediation. J-Term or Summer Only Course
Gourlay, Aimee, "LAW9326-1.Family Mediation.Su15.Gourlay,Aimee" (2015). Syllabi. 162.