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What is Mediation?

Posted May 2020

Mediation Mediation is a facilitated and structured process that helps people to communicate with each other and reach agreement about issues relating to their conflict. The participants or parties have the opportunity to express their point of view and issues of concern.  Mediation concentrates on future focused problem solving and resolving specific issues and disputes.… Continue Reading»

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Just Published – Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic. 

Posted May 2020

Announcing an exciting new publication – Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving the Pandemic. This book is a new resource for separated families for these times, for families feeling the strain and stress of lockdown, unemployment, online schooling, and working from home. Truly honoured to be a contributor for this inspired project created and edited by… Continue Reading»

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Webinar | From the trenches – using restorative conferencing practices to repair high conflict disputes by Jodie Grant

Posted May 2020

A presentation for Resolution Institute exploring restorative conferencing practices to repair high conflict disputes. Entrenched and unresolved family law disputes can result in years of ongoing, destructive, expansive, and protracted disputes, and years of recidivism in formal court processes and in community service agencies – particularly at family dispute resolution services. These unrelenting conflicts can… Continue Reading»

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Restorative Engagement/Practices in Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)

Posted Nov 2018

At separation, the intimate adult relationship is severed. For those who have ongoing unresolved emotional connections and children together, this can interfere with parental capacity and co-parenting. Traditional dispute resolution processes such as Family Dispute Resolution or court processes, do not actively enable a letting go of the emotional energy at the end of the… Continue Reading»

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Preparing for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)

Posted Oct 2018

Forum  The FDR process is an interest based, facilitated and structured negotiation facilitated by an independent third party, an accredited and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP). A key benefit of FDR is that the parties have the opportunity to make their own decisions and have input into parenting and financial arrangements that will suit… Continue Reading»

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