Family Law Section
Child Inclusive Mediation: A two-provider model for safely including the voices of children in Mediation and Parenting Consulting (live teleconference available)*
Presenters: Kirsten Lysne, Ph.D., LP, Moxie Inc and Peggy Cottrell, MA, LMFT, Moxie Inc.
Ever want to get input from the children about needs/preferences when creating parenting plans? Concerned about how to do this in a manner that doesn't inappropriately involve the children in the dispute/negotiations? Come learn about the Child Inclusive Mediation option and for which cases this model might be useful.
More details below.
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Registration (and lunch): 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: First National Bank Bldg Training Room, 332 Minnesota Street, St. Paul
Credit: 1 Standard Credit approved; #174811
Cost (includes lunch): $20 RCBA members; $30 non-members
Teleconference Cost: $30 RCBA members; $40 non-members
When creating their parenting plans or making parenting decisions, parents and professionals often want to get input from the children about their needs and preferences. The concern is how to do so in a manner that doesn’t inappropriately involve the children in the parental dispute and negotiations. One alternative for how to accomplish this is by the use of Child Inclusive Mediation. In this seminar, Kirsten Lysne, Ph.D., LP and Peggy Cottrell, MA, LMFT, of Moxie Inc. will define Child Inclusive Mediation, review the research about the effectiveness of this model, and describe the steps in the process. Attorneys will leave the presentation able to determine for which cases this model will be most useful and describe the process to their clients.
*Participants may attend this CLE via teleconference for $30 for RCBA members and $40 for non-RCBA members. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651.222.0846 to arrange for attendance via live teleconference. Instructions for accessing the teleconference will be sent prior to the CLE. We cannot offer the live teleconference to law students for free. Law students may still attend the live presentation for free (not including lunch).