- Free access to APFM webinars
- Peer consultation opportunities, including monthly online discussions
- Discounted fees for attending annual conferences
- Discounts when listing programs on APFM’s Training Calendar
- A listing in APFM’s searchable Directory of Family Mediators
- Opportunity for certification based on training and experience
Through the Tennessee Supreme Court Parenting Education and Mediation Fund, we are offering attorneys, TN Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Family mediators, mediation advocates and other professionals who interact with divorcing and never-married parents a 3-hour workshop on the concepts of mediation according to TN Supreme Court Rule 31 and shared parenting – with a practicum on developing, reality-testing and modifying the TN Parenting Plan.
If you are a parent and would like to better understand the philosophy behind the TN Parenting Plan law regarding shared parenting and how to develop a parenting plan, we provide a hands-on workshop for filling out the Parenting Plan form to include resource referral to pro bono or reduced fee attorneys who can assist you.
December 15, December 28
January 12, January 19, February 9, February 16, March 9, March 23
Course Fee: $25
Space is limited – To enroll, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (423) 266-4050.
We teach basic General Civil and Family Mediator skills and techniques along with the advanced techniques associated with Domestic Violence. This program is a comprehensive learning experience that provides professionals with training necessary to apply for General Civil or Family mediator listing in Tennessee and other states as requested.
What will you learn – Basic mediation theory, as well as, real world application.
Participants will also learn from among the topics of:
- The Dynamics of Conflict
- The Spectrum of Mediation Models
- Rule 31 Procedures and Standards
- State Rules, Statutes & Local Forms
- Communication & Facilitation Skills
- Family & Relationship Dynamics
- Conflict Resolution Concepts
- Negotiation Dynamics
- Standards of Conduct and Ethics
- Court Processes
- Mediation Processes & Techniques
- Mediating Special Circumstances
To register for General Civil Mediation Training Click HERE
To register for Family Mediation Training Click HERE
There are three ways to resolve conflict and the manner in which attorneys, accountants, management consultants and other professionals work together to address conflict can help their clients achieve closure in a cooperative manner and may keep matters out of court.
- What does research tell us about the conflict process as a whole
- What are the effects of adversarial conflict on owners, principals and work productivity
- How can you help clients cope with difficult business relationships and move on
Learn techniques mediators use when working with conflict to keep it in check and keep matters future-focused.
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Interested in other upcoming courses, click HERE
On-campus disciplinary processes for assaults that are reported have drawn criticism from both survivors and those accused of assault. According to federal statistics, only about one in six survivors of sexual assault on college campuses report the incident to school authorities.
So some campuses are considering a new approach. The process, called “restorative justice,” looks more like a therapeutic intervention aimed at healing than a trial focused on guilt and punishment. Campus administrators are increasingly open to it, despite concern from some activists that it’s too soft on perpetrators of sexual assault.
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