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Couples going through martial or domestic breakups are increasingly turning to the Family Mediation Service in Limerick rather than going to the expense of court action to divide property and agree on child access. 400 clients a year are now using the free service in Limerick. read
University of Virginia psychology professor Robert Emery's message to divorcing couples is simple; parents should be parents so that kids can be kids. read
Elder care mediators may help families resolve disputes or misunderstandings to find the best solution for those in need. read
Mediation is not a single event, not a one-time meeting where magically issues are resolved. Rather, mediation is a process that occurs with very predictable steps. read
A Monsey divorce mediator was arrested and charged with helping a rabbi plot the kidnapping of a man who refused to give his poor wife an Orthodox Jewish divorce, also known as a “get.” read
When elderly people encounter changes that bring stress and challenges to their lives and those of family members, mediation provides an opportunity for all concerned to participate in a safe, respectful and moderated conversation where differences can be discussed, information gathered and agreements reached. read
I want divorced parents to just act like parents, so their kids can be just kids, not “children of divorce” or “children from broken homes.” I hate labels that define children by something that happened to their parents’ romantic relationship. read
As a divorced mom and parent coach, one of the things I feel passionate about is helping divorced couples co-parent to the ultimate benefit of their children. So among the many things I did this summer was to take a week to focus on my own education before I hustled to launch my three young-adult children on their individual academic adventures. In short, I took the Divorce Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program at Northwestern University. read
When divorce seems like the best and only option, spouses can dramatically impact the quality of their divorce process by initiating the divorce using a strategy called the Negotiated Farewell. read
The Livingston community was hit hard earlier this year. Folks were left reeling from the suicide deaths of two teenagers and two adults within weeks of one another. In response to that crisis, a grassroots effort called the #WeWillListen campaign began. Now #WeWillListen is partnering with Bozeman’s Community Mediation Center to sponsor a training for school administrators, teachers and staff to help bring peer mediation into Park County schools with suicide prevention as the driving goal. read
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